The C Word - a beautiful and very inspiring poem from Pocket Poems By Denise, whose sister in law is spreading awareness about cancer following her diagnosis in February this year (just two months after entering married life with Denise's brother!) Denise wanted to help her and so has written this wonderful poem.
Cancer - a word now heard too often,
A disease fast becoming increasingly more common,
But it's a word that has to be said,
So that a discussion is had and awareness is spread,
Cancer doesn't discriminate and could strike at any age,
So let's ensure it's found at an early stage,
There is nothing more important in life than your health,
So you must take time to check yourself,
And be sure to see a doctor if something doesn't seem right,
Genuinely that two-minute check in the shower could save your life,
Let's share this message and ensure it's heard,
Let's all start fighting back early against the C word
Challenges against cancer
Walk, trek or cycle to raise vital awareness and funds to support people affected by cancer.
Britain V Cancer - Jordan Desert Trek 2019
Trek from the Dead Sea to Petra and raise funds for the cancer charity of your choice on this once in a lifetime experience. The Jordan Desert Trek entails five days of trekking starting at the Dead Sea and finishing in the red rock city of Petra. Find out more on the Britain V Cancer challenge page.
Women V Cancer
Women-only cycles against cancer
Join an incredible team of women cycling around London and Edinburgh at night or pedalling from London to Paris, from Milan to Venice or coast to coast across Costa Rica. All funds raised by Women V Cancer challenges go to our amazing trio of charities, Breast Cancer Care, Ovarian Cancer Action and Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust. Learn more about Women V Cancer.
Walk the Night 2019
Join over a thousand super inspiring men and women as we take to the streets of London in a resilient marathon or half marathon against cancer. This epic walk through the night is the only event to bring men and women together in exclusive support of the charities, Breast Cancer Care and Prostate Cancer UK. Find out more on the Walk the Night challenge page.
Cycle Salzburg to Oktoberfest
Cycle to fight male cancer on this Alps-some challenge for Orchid - Male Cancer Charity. Conquering 272km from Salzburg to Münich, you'll cross your finish line just in time for Oktoberfest, the biggest festival in the world, which six million people attend every year from all corners of the globe. Find out more on the Cycle Salzburg to Oktoberfest challenge page.