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Breakfast for World Cancer Day

The Mayor, Christian Santos GMD today hosted representatives of several cancer charities to mark World Cancer Day last Friday.

Nine local charities, Cancer Relief; Cancer Research UK, Gibraltar Branch; Breast Cancer Support Gibraltar; Bosom Buddies; Blood Cancer; Research into Childhood Cancer (RICC); Pancreatic Cancer; Prostate Cancer, and Pathway Through Pain, were welcomed to City Hall with a tour of the Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery followed by a breakfast in the Mayor’s Parlour with Mr Santos and Deputy Mayor Miss Carmen Gomez.

Mr Santos thanked the volunteers who attended for all the hard work they do along with their committees.

All of the charities had the opportunity to speak about what they do, highlighting the importance of raising awareness of symptoms which can lead to earlier diagnosis.