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11th Oct 2017
Coo-ee honeys! Well hello Team Beatson, how are you all? It’s been a wee while since I jotted down my ramblings, and as I’ve got a few minutes in between very important bee-tings, I thought I’d let...
21st Sep 2017
The next Beatson Cancer Charity funded Beatson Bootcamp is on Thursday 23rd of November at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow. The focus of the study day will look into radiotherapy technology,...
18th Sep 2017
As we celebrate  relexology week  (18th-24th September)  and look at the benefits it can give to cancer patients, we caught up with our very own  Podiatrist and Complementary...
15th Sep 2017
For National Pension Awareness Day, we wanted to raise the topic of how some cancer patients have to consider taking their pension early, especially if their diagnosis might not have the best outcome...
7th Sep 2017
For Remember A Charity Week (11th-17th Sept) we wanted to show the importance of leaving a will and how you can leave your mark on the world. With more than 1 in 3 people affected by cancer in the...
22nd Aug 2017
With not long until the big day we are incredibly excited about going Off The Beatson Track and hope that you are too! This year’s event is set to be the biggest, best and most yellow yet and we can’...
18th Aug 2017
Hi Team B! Bella Beatson here. Well, what a year. I can’t believe I have bee-n buzzing around The Beatson for nearly 365 full days. I celebrate my first birthday at this year’s Off The Beatson Track...
4th Aug 2017
Govan firm Paper Shredding Services has been turning shredded paper into cash for Beatson Cancer Charity. The company has sent monthly donations to Scotland’s leading cancer charity with the amount...
3rd Aug 2017
Some of Glasgow’s best hoteliers came together at the annual Greater Glasgow Hoteliers Association (GGHA) dinner at the Village Hotel Glasgow on Thursday 18 May to enjoy an evening of fine dining...
24th Jul 2017
race down edinburgh airport’s runway for charity Beatson Cancer Charity, has today (24 July) announced the launch of its inaugural, full-throttle fundraising event – Race the Runway – in partnership...
5th Jul 2017
Beatson Cancer Charity is thrilled to have partnered up with McClure Solicitors to provide a new FREE wills service. McClure Solicitors promise to prepare your Will free of charge and help you review...
21st Jun 2017
More than forty industry professionals took part in the Big Westpoint Cycle Challenge recently raising a staggering £10,000 for Beatson Cancer Charity. Leaving from Westpoint’s headquarters in...
19th Jun 2017
Beatson Cancer Charity, has today (19 June) recruited the support of STV personalities to launch its annual sponsored 10k walk 'Off The Beatson Track' to raise vital funds for patients and families...
6th Jun 2017
At the age of 26, Steven became a proud father. For him and his partner, Nicky, it felt like the start of an exciting new journey. Instead it turned out to be the start of a very different kind of...
2nd Jun 2017
As we celebrate Volunteers Week 2017 and look at the incredible impact all our volunteers make at The Beatson. Here is  Elaine Urquart's own experience on what it's like to volunteer for the...
2nd Jun 2017
As it is Volunteers’ Week, we thought we would  join in with the celebrations by  sharing our  top five reasons to volunteer for Beatson Cancer Charity! Meet new and...
2nd Jun 2017
When Janette faced the hardest decision of her working life, she turned to our Specialist Health and Work Service for support.  Work was Janette’s life. For 28 years she worked for Marks &...
31st May 2017
Today is #WorldNoTobaccoDay  which aims to raise awareness of the effects tobacco has on the health and support individuals through their quitting journey. You'll feel the benefits of...
18th May 2017
We caught up with Beatson volunteer and supporter, John Morrison, who will be participating in our new cycling event, Beat The Ferry on the 24th June. John is excited to take on the event to...
16th May 2017
It's our absolute pleasure to have former Beatson patient and blogger, Audrey Allan of 'Cancer with a Smile', gives us her very own guest post on her experiences of going through...
5th May 2017
In March, Stephen along with seven others members of #teambeatson, took on the gruelling three day Arctic Trek in Finland. For Stephen, a former Beatson patient, was determined to give something back...
2nd May 2017
Beatson Cancer Charity has received £19,500 of funding from People’s Postcode Lottery - a charity lottery raising funds and awareness for a wide range of good causes. The money will go...
20th Apr 2017
A team of staff and schoolgirls from St Andrew’s Secondary School in Glasgow are in training, getting ready to take part in the Simplyhealth Great Women’s Run. This 10K women only run...
19th Apr 2017
Beatson Cancer Charity ambassador Andrew Dickson is running in this year’s London Marathon to raise money after his dad Jim, sadly died in 2014. Here he gives us his motivational reasons,...
7th Apr 2017
Did you know that you can now walk The Kiltwalk for Team Beatson? With four events across Scotland and three distances to choose from – anyone can take part and help patients and families...
6th Apr 2017
On the 28 March the new £1 was brought into circulation in the UK. The new coin now has 12 sides and has security features to combat counterfeiting. The old £1 ‘Round Pound’...
4th Apr 2017
Beatson Cancer Charity is so grateful for the continued dedication of our supporters, volunteers and staff. Every penny makes a difference and we would like to provide an idea of how your donations...
27th Mar 2017
Beatson Cancer Charity has today (Friday 24 March) been announced as charity of the year for St. Enoch Centre in Glasgow. This exciting new partnership will help raise vital funds for patients and...
24th Mar 2017
We are so excited for our new challenge event ‘Beat The Ferry’! Join us on 24th June for a wonderful day of cycling in the Argyll with a fun twist.  The challenge is set in four...
21st Mar 2017
We have some exciting volunteering opportunities for Beatson Cancer Charity over the coming few weeks. Check them out below!  m&s crow road, bag packing Join us at the till areas and raise...
17th Mar 2017
Without support from our corporate partners, Beatson Cancer Charity wouldn’t be able to make such a difference to those affected by cancer. We’re really grateful for all companies, large...
15th Mar 2017
From today (Wednesday, 15 March) The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre in Glasgow will be the first in Scotland to offer a cordotomy surgical procedure to patients experiencing overwhelming pain...
14th Mar 2017
Beatson Cancer Charity is proud to announce £13,820   was raised at our first ladies lunch to raise vital funds for patients and families affected by cancer in Scotland. Beatson...
8th Mar 2017
Happy #InternationalWomensDay! The 8th of March has celebrated the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women since 1911. It also promotes gender equality and values such as...
6th Mar 2017
We would like to say a huge congratulations to Beatson Cancer Charity Ambassador Carolyn McAlpine for her smashing her £15,000 fundraising target! Carolyn took on her biggest challenge yet and...
1st Mar 2017
Eight  Beatson Cancer Charity supporters have taken on the challenge of a lifetime and will spend three days trekking, dragging their own equipment and camping out in sub-zero temperatures in...
28th Feb 2017
As celeberated achieving over £14 Million for our 3rd anniversary yesterday, we recieved so many lovely and kind message of support across social media. We honestly couldnt do it without you #...
27th Feb 2017
Today (27 Feburary) marks Beaton Cancer Charity's, third anniversary and we can confirm that in our first three years we have secured a total income and planned expenditure of over £15 million in our...
27th Feb 2017
As we celebrate our 3rd anniversary, we are highlighting the support we provide to patients through our Patient and Family Support Services. This is Geri’s story.  In 2016 Geri was...
22nd Feb 2017
27th February marks Beatson Cancer Charity’s third anniversary! In the past three years we have done so much to fulfil our mission of beating cancer and we have so much more planned for the...
8th Feb 2017
Our volunteers play a vital role in fulfilling our mission to fight cancer. We sat down with Sheila, who volunteers in the Beatson Cafe, and asked her a few questions about her experience. Q. How...
2nd Feb 2017
We would like to invite you to this wonderful fundrasing event, organised in support of Beatson Cancer Charity.  TUESDAY  21st February 2017  8pm.ERIC & EILIDH GRANT - with Random...
31st Jan 2017
The next Beatson Cancer Charity funded Beatson Bootcamp is on Saturday 4th March at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow.  The focus of the study day will be on the difficulties faced by...
24th Jan 2017
Here are the top five amazing reasons to fundraise for The Beatson this year - you can make a massive difference!  1.    Get fit   We all know exercise is good for you! It...
19th Jan 2017
Leading up to World Cancer Day on 4 February we would like to share these tips on how you can keep healthy in 2017 by doing some achievable lifestyle changes. stop smoking   The use of tobacco...
18th Jan 2017
what is it? Chemotherapy is the general term for a number of cancer treatments. Different cancers require different drugs or sometimes a combination of many. Chemotherapy can be administered as an IV...
12th Jan 2017
If you've already broken your New Year's resolution to be more active and a sponsored marathon is not on the agenda, here are 8 wacky ideas for fundraising and supporting Beatson Cancer...
10th Jan 2017
In the lead up to the New Year, we had a look at some of the best moments of 2016 on social media. Here's another look back before we concentrate on the year ahead!   CEO David Welch and...
10th Jan 2017
It's not often you can say you have climbed 5,895m and reached the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro!  For Aidan Mcafferty, he can now say he has achieved this incredible feet and for a fanastic...
9th Jan 2017
To start 2017 we sat down with Claire Bradley, our Patient & Family Support Manager and chatted about her work, the Wellbeing Centre and how complementary therapy benefits cancer patients. Q. Hi...
6th Jan 2017
It’s that time of year again when everyone is asking that same question…“What’s your New Year’s Resolution?” – we felt it was only  right share our...
7th Dec 2016
105 cap Sean Lamont makes special guest appearance in GHK charity calendar A picture of Sean Lamont completely in the buff will be winging its way to home across the West of Scotland and beyond,...
2nd Dec 2016
A massive well done and thank you to Scott Smith and Angus McLeod who have dedicated the past year to undertaking numerous crazy challenge events in support of Beatson Cancer Charity! Scott &...
1st Dec 2016
We have a fantastic upcoming role in our Patient And Family Support team for a Complementary Therapist. Our Patient and Family Support comprises a comprehensive range of wellbeing and specialist...
30th Nov 2016
Today (30th Nov) marks the first anniversary of Lanarkshire Beatson as it celebrates a full year of support for up to 80 patients a day who require radiotherapy treatment. The Centre is equipped...
30th Nov 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity is inviting everyone to show their support by taking part in our festive appeal to help raise vital funds for patients and their families across Scotland facing cancer this...
29th Nov 2016
  The West End Festival marked Scotland’s Patron Saint day with a spectacular St Andrew’s Day torchlight parade through the west end of Glasgow. Around 1,000 people came from...
23rd Nov 2016
The achievements of players and clubs at all levels of the game are to be celebrated when the annual Scottish Golf Awards return to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on Friday 24 February. One of the...
17th Nov 2016
We have more exciting volunteering opportunities for you! Get into the Christmas spirit and help us during our festive events.  Santa Suit Pick up Point at St  Enoch Centre Beatson Cancer...
16th Nov 2016
With the approaching Christmas holidays we would like to kindly ask you to volunteer for a few wonderful fundraising events and activities and give us your time for a great cause! In this post we...
15th Nov 2016
an opportunity to invest in world-leading cancer research at the beatson. “Like thousands of other Scots, I was devastated when I was told I had cancer.  “Fortunately, I was in the...
15th Nov 2016
Two cancer charities are celebrating being chosen as beneficiaries of a major fundraising ball. CLIC Sargent and Beatson Cancer Charity will split the proceeds of the 2017 charity ball held by...
14th Nov 2016
During September 2011, Scott had started to feel unwell, he wasn’t the kind on young man who went to the doctors, but he had severe back pain and was in so much discomfort and had to see his...
10th Nov 2016
As we celebrate the first anniversary of our Specialist Health and Work Service, recent research has suggested that 18% of people diagnosed with cancer face discrimination when returning to work....
7th Nov 2016
We are thrilled to announce a total of £60,675 from our annual Ball was raised for  patients and families affected by cancer all across Scotland. Beatson Cancer Charity invited guests...
31st Oct 2016
We have two new fantastic upcoming administrative roles in our  Specialist Health And Work and Patient and Family Support teams. Applicants should be confident, friendly and polite.  ...
13th Oct 2016
Today,( Thursday, 13 October), the West End Festival has announced it will produce a winter event for St Andrew’s Day, “Glasgow’s St Andrew’s Day Torchlight Parade”. The...
11th Oct 2016
On the 15th October, Beatson Cancer Charity Ambassador Carolyn McAlpine will run a Marathon every day for 15 days! Carolyn knows only too well the devastating effects cancer can have after losing her...
10th Oct 2016
If you’ve ever been in a hospital, you’ll know how unsettling, nerve-wracking and intimidating the experience can be. This is exactly how it felt for one of The Beatson's patients,...
10th Oct 2016
One of the vital pieces of research currently being funded by Beatson Cancer Charity is a potentially ground-breaking study by University of Strathclyde PhD student Trushali: “Once it’s...
10th Oct 2016
Elizabeth is one of many patients who counts on our Wellbeing Centre to help them deal with pain, anxiety or cope with issues like insomnia and nausea: “When I had chemotherapy at The Beatson...
7th Oct 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity has been recognised for its inspiring work at the 2016 Charity Champions Awards. The charity last night (Friday 6th October 2016) has been presented with the Inspiration Award...
6th Oct 2016
On 6th August a team of 20 AutoRek colleagues set off to undertake the Rough Runner challenge in aid of  Beatson Cancer Charity.  The team completed a total of 230k over fields, woodland,...
5th Oct 2016
We have two new exciting positions in our successful and ambitious Fundraising Team.  If you are an experienced and accomplished community fundraiser or fundraising manager then you could play a...
4th Oct 2016
Pupils at Kelvindale Primary School in Glasgow were left ‘buzzing’ after receiving a special visit on Monday 3rd October from Bella Beatson; the official new mascot for Beatson Cancer...
30th Sep 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity is to benefit from one of Scotland’s most highly regarded home builders, Westpoint Homes, in a move that will see the kind-hearted organisation make a donation from each...
21st Sep 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity is delighed to announce our partnership with much-loved Scottish Premiership side, Partick Thistle Football Club. This partnership will involve staff and players at the...
13th Sep 2016
For Remember A Charity Week we are celebrating the importance of leaving a legacy and how it can have massive impact to people battling cancer in the future.  Stuart went through four months of...
13th Sep 2016
To maintain the highest levels of care – and to give every patient the individual treatment and support they deserve – we rely on the gifts that supporters leave in their wills. Professor Anthony...
8th Sep 2016
Francesca Mancini was an exceptional young lady. She made a hugely positive impact as a Beatson Cancer Charity ambassador,  fundraiser and friend.  She remained positive, courageous and...
8th Sep 2016
With just over month till the draw of our first ever Heartbeat Raffle, we want to share the story of Brenda to show how entering can support more cancer patients and their families.  81-year-old...
7th Sep 2016
A huge congratulations to the Beatson healthcare professionals and other members of Team Beatson who took to the open water and swam a collective 22km, as part of Vigour Events’ Loch Ard Swim...
5th Sep 2016
The Beatson is a special place thanks to the wonderful, dedicated people who work there every day. Here, we chat to Advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist,  Nicola Thompson, about what it's...
1st Sep 2016
On 28th August 1,900 people from all over Scotland took part in Beatson Cancer Charity’s annual event ‘Off The Beatson Track’ to raise much needed funds for the charity. Glaswegian...
26th Aug 2016
With just two days until the big day we are incredibly excited about going Off The Beatson Track and hope that you are too. This year’s event is set to be the biggest, best and most yellow yet...
26th Aug 2016
On Saturday 3rd September a group of The Beatson’s healthcare professionals will be taking on an epic challenge and raising vital funds for Beatson Cancer Charity in the process. The group have...
23rd Aug 2016
Kind-hearted staff at Glasgow Taxis Ltd showed there is no boundary to their generosity by raising £2,270 for three local causes at their annual summer fun day. The sum total generated by...
22nd Aug 2016
Kind-hearted staff from Uddingston based firm Ingen Technical Services are getting set to take part in the Pedal Scotland Classic Challenge cycle in aid of Beatson Cancer Charity. On September 11...
22nd Aug 2016
Mactaggart & Mickel Group employees on the 19th August swam the equivalent width of Loch Lomond as part of an outdoor charity swim challenge to raise funds for Beatson Cancer Charity. Led by open...
15th Aug 2016
We loved visiting Cowcaddens Day Nursery last month to say thank you to the boys and girls for their fantastic donation of £250. The nursery raised money by holding a coffee afternoon and bake...
15th Aug 2016
The next Beatson Cancer Charity funded Beatson Bootcamp is on Friday 14th October at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow. The focus of the study day will be on the Holistic Approach to Cancer Care and...
12th Aug 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity has added to its wealth of Ambassadors with young sporting star and Olympic 2020 hopeful, Josh Armstrong.   Rowing-ace Josh Armstrong, 18, from Hamilton, was recently...
11th Aug 2016
On Saturday 3rd September a group of The Beatson’s healthcare professionals will be taking on an epic challenge and raising vital funds for Beatson Cancer Charity in the process. The group have...
9th Aug 2016
It was an absolute pleasure to recently launch the Heartbeat Raffle with our summer donor newsletter giving our supporters the chance to win a fabulous 1st Prize of £500. Every ticket sold...
8th Aug 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity has expanded its unique and specialist patient and family support services to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley thanks to initial funding from The Merchants House of...
3rd Aug 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity, which is committed to raising significant funds to enhance the experience, treatment, outcomes and wellbeing of current and former cancer patients and their families across...
1st Aug 2016
We have some very exciting volunteer opportunities for our Welcome Desk and new Beatson Cafe! See details below for each volunteering role. We look forward to hearing from you!  role: welcome...
29th Jul 2016
Celtic legend  Harry Hood  made his name battling it out on the football field – but faced his toughest fight when he was diagnosed with cancer. He was diagnosed with bowel cancer...
28th Jul 2016
Next month our incredible Beatson Cancer Charity ambassador, Francesca Mancini, will be taking part in our big yellow sponsored walk Off The Beatson Track to  show her support for the wonderful...
21st Jul 2016
The Erskine Team at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise took part in an amazing 3-Peaks Challenge over the first weekend of July. The team of twenty-two encountered temperatures as low as -6 degrees as well...
21st Jul 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity is set for a spectacular weekend of golf at Dundonald Links – with large crowds expected as the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open returns to the West of...
19th Jul 2016
Over the weekend of the 1st-3rd July, our Beatson Cancer Charity staff and volunteers spread out across 12 Sainsbury's stores in Glasgow and took part in a bucket collection extravaganza! An...
15th Jul 2016
Scottish golfer puts the fun into fund-raising at Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open Dressed for success, Scottish golf star Kelsey MacDonald is on a fairway to heaven, as this little...
15th Jul 2016
Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy will join a host of famous faces in the unique Pro-Am tournament While they may have put their professional rivalry aside and joined forces in the recording studio,...
14th Jul 2016
Reverend Ian Miller is one of the best known faces in the west of Scotland – all the more apparent when he stopped by The Beatson to hand in a cheque and was instantly recognised by patients...
14th Jul 2016
Lord Provost Sadie Docherty joins one of the country’s leading cancer charities to support the opening of its newly refurbished café for patients and families at The Beatson West of Scotland...
11th Jul 2016
Ingen Technical Services has gone one step further with its support for Beatson Cancer Charity by branding several of its company vans. The charity logo is proudly displayed on the fleet which travel...
30th Jun 2016
Rathbone Investment Management, a leading provider of discretionary investment management services, is  celebrating the one year anniversary of its Glasgow office. Opened in May 2015, the...
21st Jun 2016
Scottish actress Laura Fraser  launched Beatson Cancer Charity's  annual sponsored walk to raise vital funds for patients and families affected by cancer. Beatson Cancer Charity is...
16th Jun 2016
Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, is today awarding £5,000 to Beatson Cancer Charity, after employees from its Dunbartonshire sites voted in their...
7th Jun 2016
We caught up with former Beatson patient, David Traynor, who will be participating in Challenge Arrochar on the 18th June. At the age 77, David is not letting the hills of Arrochar stop him from...
1st Jun 2016
From the 1st June 2016, Glasgow based design studio and watch makers Instrmnt are launching Community, an initiative dedicated to giving back to the local and wider communities in which the brand...
24th May 2016
As a general manager of Avenue Coffee Roasting Co, on Glasgow’s Great Western Road, Todd Whiteford specialises in procuring and serving high quality beverages from around the world. ...
20th May 2016
A group of amateur cyclists from Stewart Milne Group who took part in a 730 mile cycle from Manchester to Aberdeen have raised £60,000 for charity with £20,000 being donated to Beatson...
10th May 2016
Great British Bake Off finalist James Morton provided a fantastic special prize for Beatson Cancer Charity’s Big Beatson Bake Off star bakers – an exclusive masterclass at west end...
9th May 2016
Working alongside the  Carluke Development Trust, we are  calling on runners of all abilities from across Lanarkshire to sign up to its new look annual Road Race – the Carluke 10k...
4th May 2016
Scottish actor John Bell is encouraging people in the west of Scotland to don their hiking boots for Beatson Cancer Charity by taking part in Challenge Arrochar to raise vital funds for thousands of...
4th May 2016
Ladies, there is just one month to go till the  Great Women's 10k   and  we have a fantastic opportunity for you to guarantee a space at this year's race!  With a...
28th Apr 2016
This weekend the ESTRO 35 conference takes place in Turin and we’re proud that several Beatson staff members are attending to fly the #teambeatson flag! Founded in 1980, ESTRO, the European...
27th Apr 2016
Soon after the launch of the charity in 2014 we covered a story on Ronnie Thompson. While at The Beatson for treatment he wrote a lovely song called ‘Take Some Time’ and with the help of...
19th Apr 2016
We know that lots of patient’s value and benefit from the complementary therapies offered in Beatson Cancer Charity’s renowned Wellbeing Centre. But in a ground-breaking pilot study, The...
18th Apr 2016
We have very kindly been invited by Rangers Charitable Foundation to carry out a bucket collection at Rangers FC’s final home game of the season vs Alloa Athletic on Saturday 23rd April at...
15th Apr 2016
Professional golfers, Kylie Walker and Kelsey MacDonald show support to Beatson Cancer Charity as they are announced as the official charity of the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open for...
14th Apr 2016
A group of amateur cyclists from Stewart Milne Group who are currently taking part in a 730 mile charity cycle have visited The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre in Glasgow to see first-hand the...
12th Apr 2016
We had some important visitors to the Beatson Cancer Charity office on Friday, including the Lord Provost of Glasgow, Sadie Docherty, who came to help us choose our brand new Beatson Cancer Charity...
8th Apr 2016
Team Beatson fundraiser Marija Krasilnikova, originally from Latvia and currently a student at the University of Glasgow, found out about our three peak hillwalking event, Challenge Arrochar, after...
7th Apr 2016
A team of amateur cyclists from the Stewart Milne Group is set to clock up more than 730 gruelling miles raising money for three healthcare charities as they visit 20 of the Group’s homes...
4th Apr 2016
We’d like to say a huge thank you to all of the schools who have taken part in our Mascot Competition, we have been totally overwhelmed by everyone’s creativity and are delighted to...
4th Apr 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity is refurbishing the  Tom  Wheldon Cafe Area   to make it a warm and welcoming space for patients and families. This project is possible  thanks to  the...
2nd Apr 2016
In 2017, former Beatson patient Stephen will embark on gruelling three day trek across the Arctic for  Beatson Cancer Charity  – we caught up with Stephen on his experience in...
1st Apr 2016
This Saturday, Albion Rovers F.C. are taking on League 1 Champions Dunfermline Athletic FC - during half-time for tomorrow's big game, a bucket collection will be going around the ground to raise...
29th Mar 2016
Last time in our  Q&A part one - Stephen talked to us about his patient experience at the Beatson along with his recovery.  In this piece we  caught up about his upcoming challenge...
29th Mar 2016
On Saturday the 12th March the Western Baths Club organised a Class-A-Thon where staff James and Michael led participants for five hours of continuous fitness classes.  Fuelled only by sweets,...
28th Mar 2016
In 2017, former Beatson patient Stephen will embark on gruelling three day trek across the Arctic for Beatson Cancer Charity – we caught up with Stephen on his experience in hospital and his...
24th Mar 2016
Our non-executive director, Elizabeth Kennedy, has been involved with the Beatson for many years after joining the Friends of the Beatson board in 2000. She then continued her work as a board member...
16th Mar 2016
  Beatson Cancer Charity was thrilled to see the The Scottish Government's plans and commitments to beating cancer in Scotland this week. The strategy contains more than 50 actions,...
15th Mar 2016
Fundraising  on websites such as JustGiving are such a simple and quick way to raise vital funds for Beatson Cancer Charity. It gives you the opportunity to tell your story and get the support...
9th Mar 2016
As it is no smoking day, we felt it was important to tell you some of the important risk factors of how  smoking  can lead to many cases of cancer.  Lung cancer is responsible for...
1st Mar 2016
This April, Richard Campbell along with 40 of his friends and family will take part in his fundraiser for Beatson Cancer Charity – “Walk from the Rock” an 11.6 mile walk from...
26th Feb 2016
On the 27th of February, we will be celebrating 2 years since Beatson Cancer Charity was formed.   Thanks to 17324 Beatson Cancer Charity supporters we can today announce raising over £6.5...
25th Feb 2016
What Is The Service? The Specialist Health and Work Service is made up of a team of NHS practitioners experienced in health and work issues, particularly for those who have been affected by cancer....
25th Feb 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity has provided £70,754.00 for a Weekend Nurse Led Blood Transfusion Clinic for Haematology/Oncology Patients at The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre.  Anaemia is...
24th Feb 2016
Stuart Whitelaw has joined Beatson Cancer Charity supporters to celebrate our 2nd Anniversary by sharing his reasons to “heart the Beatson”.  On the 4th January 2013, Stuart went...
22nd Feb 2016
This study day is aimed at radiographers from both diagnostic and therapeutic disciplines, but is also suitable for all interested healthcare professionals &  researchers (both quantitative...
22nd Feb 2016
Two years ago our amazing Beatson Cancer Charity ambassadors Todd Whiteford and  best friend Ross  Mackay   embarked on a gruelling   challenge of lifetime  to the...
19th Feb 2016
Our fundraiser Amy was delighted to be invited along to Young Enterprise Scotland last week at their Hair & Beauty Academy in Barrhead to be handed over a superb amount.  They raised a...
19th Feb 2016
We have some very exciting  volunteering opportunities  for a whole range of upcoming roles. See below for all current  vacancies: ROLE: Tea Trolley Volunteer We need volunteers every...
18th Feb 2016
Have you been struggling to keep up with your New Year’s resolution? As it is cancer prevention month we feel it is important to share some achievable lifestyle choices to help motivate you to...
17th Feb 2016
We will be hosting an information session for anyone who has signed up or is interested in participating in Challenge Arrochar. The session takes place on Thursday 10th March at 17.30 at the charity...
9th Feb 2016
We are delighted that  Mackintosh & Wylie LLP,  has announced its nominated charity for 2016 will be Beatson Cancer Charity. Beatson Cancer Charity is committed to supporting and...
8th Feb 2016
Beatson Cancer Charity is inviting pupils to get creative and take part in a competition to create and name our  very first Beatson Cancer Charity Mascot which will be turned into a life-sized...
4th Feb 2016
Today is World Cancer Day! Please help us today by getting behind Beatson Cancer Charity. As so many of you know The Beatson West of Scotland Centre plays such an important part in the fight against...
1st Feb 2016
Martin Guinnane took on an amazing challenge over the festive period! When Martin’s Skydive which was planned in Dubai on Boxing Day was cancelled due to the weather (first rain in two months...
27th Jan 2016
Health Secretary,  Shona  Robison  had her first visit of  Lanarkshire Beatson,  to   announce the funding of new a breast cancer research project at  Scotland...
27th Jan 2016
Sign up now and take to the hills of Arrochar for this challenge event where there is something for everybody, no matter your thrill seeking persuasion. Challenge Arrochar is the perfect event if you...
25th Jan 2016
We are on the look out  for a Trust & Foundations Fundraiser to join our ambitious and successful Fundraising Team. If you have experience of raising significant sums for Trusts and...
22nd Jan 2016
The Beatson Mud Runners are back and ready to take on the ‘Muddy Trails’ race again at Craufurdland Castle on Sunday 20th March 2016. You can help support them by texting the code '...
11th Jan 2016
We were so lucky last year to have such an incredible amount of people standing up against cancer and fundraising for Beatson Cancer Charity.  The money raised by people in our local communities...
5th Jan 2016
A huge well done and thank you to Capital FM Scotland for raising an amazing £1,200 towards their colleague Keith Crane’s fundraising challenge. In May, Keith will be taking on...
One of Scotland’s leading cancer charities has committed £850,000 to a ground-breaking radiotherapy research project which will have a significant impact on survival rates and quality of...