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Every day we are moved by the stories we hear from people. We talk to sufferers, survivors, families and friends and we hear stories of love and loss in equal measure.

A Journey of Kindness

When Abie and her friends were planning the special event that is prom night they knew heads would turn with the help of Margot The Campervan. An institution in the Huntingdon area, best known for chauffering newly married couples on their wedding day, Margot and her owner (and chauffer in chief) Tracey Ward make special days come to life courtesy of a little VW magic. Tracey‘s beloved, brave Dad (pictured with Tracey below) is suffering from oesophageal cancer and the family are taking one day at a time and living in moment since his diagnosis. The lovely young ladies in the photograph are from the same town as Tracey and when Margot delivered them to their prom they showed great kindness of spirit by presenting Tracey with a donation to help the fight against oesophageal cancer. OCHRE is enormously grateful for the support of these wonderful women (and Margot!) To Tracey, her Dad and their family and to Abie and her friends - we wish the very best of everything to you as you embark on the next stage of your journey through life.

Wanted: Volunteers to eat ready-meal for research

Article from Herald Scotland.com - WHEN doctors in Scotland needed people to eat fish and chips to assist cancer research, there was no shortage of volunteers.

Beyoncé’s Backup Singer Battling Esophageal Cancer

Singer Tiffany Monique Riddick, who is one third of Beyoncé’s amazing trio of background vocalists The Mamas, has been diagnosed with early-stage esophageal cancer. Bey recently took to her website to send well wishes to Tiffany, who has been a part of her dedicated team since 2007.

One in two people will develop cancer at some point in their lives.

I'm sure everyone has woken up to the rather staggering news that one in two people will develop cancer at some point in their lives, according to the most accurate forecast to date from Cancer Research UK. This new estimate replaces the previous figure, which predicted that more than 1 in 3 people would develop cancer at some point in their lives.
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