Manchester Versus Cancer Alliance
The Manchester Versus Cancer alliance was launched
in March 2007 aims to help improve the early detection of cancer
across Greater Manchester.
It has been created by The Christie in partnership with the NHS,
local authorities and supporters and is the first of its kind. It
has received national and local support from many different
The people of Greater Manchester suffer some of the worst
mortality rates in the country. There are many reasons for this
such as smoking, poor diet and environmental or occupational
Research shows that around 500 lives across Greater Manchester
could be saved each year if local people went to their GP
'Don't be a cancer chancer' campaign
The 'Don't be a cancer chancer' campaign encourages people to go
to their GP with suspected cancer symptoms.
The campaign's message is strong and simple: 'catching it early
could save your life'.
To see the campaign please visit: www.cancerchancer.com
Finding out more
For more information on Manchester Versus Cancer, please
Rachel DanielHead of Communications, Marketing and MembershipTel: 0161 446 3987Mobile: 07919 496105
Led by The Christie in partnership with the NHS,
local authorities and supporters.