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Radio Merseyside's support for Clatterbridge Cancer
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Clatterbridge your cancer centre will be Radio Merseyside's charity partner

BBC Radio Merseyside is joining forces with Clatterbridge your cancer centre as the station's official charity partner for the next year.

From April 2010 to April 2011 the station will be encouraging listeners to support the charity which works across Merseyside and Cheshire.

Money raised will enhance the lives of patients at the Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology.

The charity provides help in areas that the NHS would otherwise not fund.

Initially Clatterbridge your cancer centre will be aiming to raise £30,000 to but two chemocars, mobile chemotherapy vehicles which will make a significant impact on patients who receive chemotherapy in the hospital's satellite clinics throughout Merseyside.

The cars enable nurses to visit more clinics throughout the region offering a more flexible system of treatment for patients closer to their homes.

Andi Mac will be taking part in a spectacular event in support of the charity while BBC Radio Merseyside Editor Mick Ord will attempt a sponsored ripwire ride across Goodison Park in May.

Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology treats patients in Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire and the Isle of Man.

The centre, which also provides visiting medical and nursing teams to hospitals across the region saw over 25,000 patients in the last year.




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