Today is World Cancer Day.
Cancer Research UK, Breast Cancer Care, Breast Cancer Now, CLIC Sargent, Anthony Nolan, Bowel Cancer UK and Marie Curie are calling on people across Inverclyde and Scotland to show their support by wearing a Unity Band or donating
By joining forces, the charities will make a bigger impact in transforming the lives of millions who are affected by cancer.
The Unity Bands are made of two parts, knotted together, to symbolise strength in unity and the power of what can be achieved when people join forces.
The bands are available from each charity on their websites, shops and other retail outlets for a suggested donation of £2. All money raised from the Unity Bands will go towards the charities individual work.
One in two people born in the UK will develop cancer at some point in their lifetime.
Whatever your motivation – to remember a loved one, celebrate people who have overcome the disease, or to rally in support of those going through treatment – World Cancer Day is a chance to get involved and transform the lives of millions of people who are affected by cancer.
Cancer Research UK’s Unity Bands are available in all Cancer Research UK stores and online at www.cruk.org/worldcancerday for a suggested donation of £2.