PROF STARTS MENS CANCER CAMPAIGN FUN RUN 2009: Anglia Midlands

PROF STARTS MENS CANCER CAMPAIGN FUN RUN

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be contacted on 0870 124 0866 Journalists can access stories via the Press Association wire service or online at: Find out about other community stories on: A professor from a leading Sheffield cancer hospital will start a fun run, named in his honour, to raise money for men's cancer this summer. World-renowned Professor Barry Hancock will pull the trigger to start the 3km Prof Hancock Fun Run on July 12, as part of the charity's Men's Cancer Campaign. Professor Hancock, known as 'Prof' to his colleagues, was recently awarded an OBE from Buckingham Palace and is due to retire at the end of July after 35 years at the hospital.

Rachel Thorpe, director at Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, said: "Professor Hancock was instrumental in starting the charity 15 years ago and with his retirement looming, naming our brand new 3k fun run 'the Prof Hancock Fun Run' seemed the obvious and right thing to do.

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