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Macclesfield stories

Macclesfield stories

The Christie charity is aiming to raise £23 million to build a new centre in Macclesfield. This will allow Christie patients to receive outstanding cancer care, closer to home. See why real patients, consultants and fundraisers are supporting this project.

Christie patient John Luke with his wife Annie.

John Luke, Christie patient

“This marvellous facility in Macclesfield is going to make it so much easier to get treatment. You might need it yourself one day.”

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Gemma Ellis, Christie patient

“I knew I was in the best place for my treatment but having to travel so far was very disruptive”

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Dr Andrew Sykes, Christie consultant

"I never want to see another patient from the Macclesfield area declining treatment because it’s too far to travel"

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Christie fundraiser Craig Reid

Craig Reid, Christie fundraiser

“It will mean patients can focus all their energies on their treatment and not have the added stress of long travel times”

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Chloe Levett-Smith, Christie fundraiser

"This will make amazing cancer care more accessible to those that are unable to travel into Manchester from Cheshire and surrounding areas"

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Dr Neil Bayman, Christie consultant

"There is no doubt that this new centre in Macclesfield will make a huge difference to lung cancer patients"

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