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EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Here is the Good News!

There is now a blood test that can detect over 50 types of cancer, and it is vitally important that people of all ethnic groups volunteer for the trial so that the NHS can decide if the test could work well for everyone. Here is an ITV Central News report about it.

 Here is a Central TV News report about it. ITV Central News East

Here is the Not so Good News!

Unfortunately, for various reasons the Black Caribbean and Asian Communities have a very low number of participants in the trial.  This is not good news!

There is now a blood test that can detect over 50 types of cancer, and it is vitally important that people of all ethnic groups must volunteer for the trial so that the NHS can decide if the test could work well for everyone. Unfortunately, for various reasons the Black Caribbean and Asian Communities have a very low number of participants in the trial.  This is not good news!

Here is a Central TV News report about it. ITV Central News East 

Mobile units are being deployed in certain localities, thereby avoiding the need to visit a hospital to give a blood sample.

Here are the dates and locations. 

AREA

ADDRESS

LOCATION

POSTCODE

DATES

Birmingham

Fox Hollies Leisure Centre, Shirley Rd

Acocks Green

B27 7NS

17 May - 16 June

Leicester

Central Mosque

Leicester City

LE2 0JN

6th June - 17th June

Nottinghamshire

Wilkinson Street Car Park, Basford

Nottingham

NG7 7NU

21 June - 9 July

London

Lidl, Old Kent Road

Southwark

SE15 1NJ

27th June - 16th July

London

Tesco,  Acre Ln, Brixton Hill

Brixton Tesco

SW2 5RS

27th June - 15th July

London

Sainsbury's, Sydenham

Perry Hill

SE26 4PU

28th June - 16th July

Manchester

Hulme High Street, Retail Park

Manchester

M15 5JR

30th June - 9th July

London

Pending

Brixton/Woolwich/other

Pending

4th July - 15th July

Birmingham

Pending

Smethwick

Pending

5th July - 16th July

Leicestershire

Sainsbury’s, Leicester North

Leicester North

LE4 7SJ

11th July - 16th July

Did you know that Friday 4 February was World Cancer Day and that cancers of the digestive system are increasing in our communities? Join us for our second Food, Nutrition and Cancer event on Saturday 12 February, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM for accurate and up to date information, from cancer patients and experts.  This event will be hosted by our patron, Carol Hinds, and streamed live on YouTube. 

Click on YouTube image to join! 

Sponsored by 

Black Liberation Movement UK Limited

 

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In February 2018, BME Cancer Communities and Can-Survive UK were commissioned by Genomics England (GE) to work in partnership to authentically gather information about Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) viewpoints regarding the 100,000 Genomes Project by: organising and delivering 9 BME focus groups;

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