Nicki’s Smile – Marathon Update
They may not have crossed the finish line first but the Nicki’s Smile runners will have felt like winners by raising an incredible £39,000 at the 2013 London Marathon. On an unexpectedly warm spring day nearly 40,000 runners took to the streets of London including eight wearing the purple of Nicki’s Smile and Pancreatic Cancer […]
Running for Nicki’s Smile!
The final training runs have been completed and with the London marathon just five days away eight athletes are now set to raise thousands of pounds for Nicki’s Smile. The effort is spearheaded by the team from XL Insurance who have chosen Nicki’s Smile as their UK Charity of the Year and consisting of […]
Nicki’s Smile Research Project Update
By Dan Summers, Nicki’s Smile committee member In July 2012 Nicki’s Smile committed £125,000 to a research study aimed at the earlier detection of pancreatic cancer. On 29 January 2013 I visited Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), New York where this research is being conducted under the supervision of Dr David Tuveson MD, PhD. On […]
Nicki’s Smile Supper Quiz Raises Over £6,000
On 18 November 2012 more than 300 people packed out Hasmonean Girls’ High School in Mill Hill, London for a supper quiz to raise money for Nicki’s Smile. The event raised more than £6,000 and has taken fund raising past the £300,000 mark since the fund launched in early 2011. The quiz, featuring teasers such […]