Monthly Archives: June 2018


GRACE Women: Sue Clarke

Sue Clarke's Endometrial Cancer Story Ex midwife and GRACE Woman, Sue Clarke, was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in 2016. Here, she shares her experience of being diagnosed and treated for a gynaecological cancer, and how her passion for baking cakes made her get involved with GRACE. “For me, everything happened very very quickly. It was

2021-01-07T15:14:52+00:00Awareness, News, Sue Clarke, Women|

GRACE Women: Madeleine Townsend

The wonderful Madeleine Townsend passed away in October last year after suffering from a rare and unusually aggressive form of endometrial cancer. Here, her loving husband Peter Townsend talks about her diagnosis, treatment, and her inspiringly positive passion for life. “I am a retired gynaecologist and I worked closely with GRACE founder Simon Butler-Manuel. When

2020-02-18T09:52:07+00:00Awareness, News, Women|

GRACE Women: Lucy Dodds

Lucy Dodd's Cervical Cancer Story GRACE Woman Lucy Dodds, was diagnosed with cervical cancer last June after a routine cervical screening revealed abnormal cells. She shares her experience of being diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer and urges all women to attend their routine smear appointment. “2018 is not a year that I will forget in

2021-01-07T15:01:42+00:00Awareness, Lucy Dodds, News, Women|

GRACE Funds Probes to Treat Cervical Cancer

GRACE Funds Probes to Treat Cervical Cancer GRACE is delighted to provide funding of £17,000 to purchase a new probe for the Hitachi Ultrasound Machine, which GRACE also funded. This will allow the Alex Stewart, Adrian Franklin and their team treating gynaeoncological cancers in St. Luke’s Cancer Centre to perform complex brachytherapy insertions

2020-02-18T09:52:30+00:00Awareness, News, Research|

GRACE Women: Anne Holton

Anne Holton's Endometrial Cancer Story Our lovely GRACE Woman, Anne Holton, has shared her experience of endometrial cancer and her treatment via robotic surgery at the RSCH. “My story began in February 2018, when at the end of a routine visit to the doctor I happened to say “Oh by the way, I am experiencing

GRACE Women: Pandy Dean

Pandy Dean's Ovarian Cancer Story GRACE Woman Pandy Dean has been passionate about fundraising for GRACE since her ovarian cancer diagnosis in 2016. Here, she describes her experience of ovarian cancer and explains why increased awareness of the disease is so essential. “I had my surgery in September 2016. Prior to that I was really

2021-01-07T15:22:42+00:00Awareness, News, Pandy Dean, Women|

GRACE supports Roger’s Immunotherapy Research Day

GRACE supports Roger's Immunotherapy Research Day We would like to thank GRACE Supporter and Volunteer, Roger MacDivitt for his continuing awareness and fundraising activity. Not only is he promoting the GRACE Hound around Haslemere raising funds for GRACE, but he also organised a hugely successful Three Counties Immunotherapy Day in August which took

2020-02-17T14:42:50+00:00News, Research|

GRACE Funds Important Research

GRACE is dedicated to on-going collaborative research. This is vital to improve the treatment, recovery and survival rates of women diagnosed with gynaecological cancers. We are proud to be funding several pieces of research at the moment, through PhD and MD studies, which has resulted in the publication of the following research papers in recent

2020-02-17T14:42:34+00:00News, Research|
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