Caring Cancer Trust

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The Caring Cancer Trust is a UK-based registered charity that raises money for cancer research. The charity also funds a series of holidays for children recovering from cancer every year. Since 2009, the Caring Cancer Trust has taken groups of children to La Plagne, La Rosiere and Morzine in France as part of its annual Alpine Snowkids Project. Since the summer of 2011, the charity has also been providing summer holidays in Morzine in conjunction with holiday company The Great Escape.[1]

Patrons of the charity include Graham Bell, Jenny Jones, cycling champion Petra Wiltshire and Vos Media's Managing Director Damian Norman. The charity is based in Ryde on the Isle of Wight.

Mission[edit]

  • To provide hands-on in-patient support to children with cancer, working in association with regional hospital specialist children's oncology wards, providing amenities and where necessary, financial aid in visiting travel costs for needy parents and siblings.
  • To provide special Alpine Healing Holidays of Adventure for out-patient children recovering from cancer, enabling them to regain their self-confidence and re-ignite their passion for life after the trauma of their illness and lengthy treatment.
  • To provide emergency funds for amenities, equipment and facilities to adult cancer sufferers in order to ameliorate their sickness, improve their quality of life, limit their stress and, where possible, help their recovery.
  • To fund ethical original research into the causes, early diagnosis, treatment and cure of cancer, and prevention of cancer at the pre-cancerous stage, at specialist gynaecological oncology research laboratories that do not use live animals or embryonic human stem cells.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caring Cancer Trust comes to Morzine". Retrieved 1 March 2012.