Macmillan Coffee Morning at Advance TRS
We have hosted another successful Macmillan Coffee Morning at the Advance TRS Guildford office this year. Everyone supported the fundraising morning by bringing in delicious bakes and generously donating for a great cause and we were able to raise £104, which is more than double last year’s sum.
With so many of our colleagues providing amazing cakes and pastries this year we will need to think about a marathon as our next fundraising challenge, to run off all the calories!
While we were really impressed with everyone’s effort, it was Leanne’s Salted Caramel Sponge Cake that took the crown this year – a well deserved Paul Hollywood handshake for you Leanne! Well done to all our bakers.
Macmillian Cancer Support
Macmillian takes the time to understand the support people need to live their lives as fully as they can. From the moment of diagnosis and whenever they’re most needed, Macmillian here to help people find their best way through. Their help is totally focused on each individual person, so everyone receives the support that’s best for them.
Every day around 1,000 people across the UK will find out that they have cancer.
It’s now estimated that half of all people will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with an average of around 150 cases diagnosed every day Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, with 330,000 men living with prostate cancer in the UK.
People living with Cancer in the workforce
In 2015, there were an estimated 890,000 people of working age living with cancer in the UK. This is set to increase to 1,150,000 by 2030. An estimated 1 in 3 people living with cancer are of working age. 85% of people with cancer who were employed when diagnosed say it was important for them to continue work after diagnosis.