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a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second

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French physicist

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French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes

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Reverend Jean Humphreys, 70, from Porthcawl, Bridgend, is supporting Marie Curie Cancer Care's Daffodil Appeal after her husband Teifion was looked after at the charity's hospice in Cardiff and the Vale, after being diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2007
"I'm a nurse and have worked with palliative care patients in the past, so I really appreciate the wonderful service Marie Curie provides to people across Liverpool and Merseyside.
"In my Central Scotland constituency, 51 Marie Curie nurses cared for nearly 4000 people in their own homes in 2017/18.
Marie Curie helps people living with a terminal illness and their families make the most of the time they have together by delivering expert hands-on care, emotional support, research and guidance.
"It's a great way to get involved and the money raised from the cans will help Marie Curie to provide vital care and support to people living with a terminal illness and their families, when they need it most."
"If you have had the services of a Marie Curie Nurse, Carer, or Volunteer Helper, you will know its importance.
With demand for Marie Curie services growing, as more people die each year, the charity hopes that this March, more people than ever will give a donation and wear the iconic yellow flower.
"Marie Curie is a charity very close to our hearts at the visitor centre, as so many of our customers have received care and support from the charity.
Ruth has been working for Marie Curie since 2014, and covers Gwynedd and Anglesey, helping to provide terminally ill patients and their families with hands on care and vital emotional support.
Katie Searles, community fundraiser for Marie Curie in the North East, said: "We wanted to celebrate collections in the North East by appearing at the iconic Grey's Monument, to celebrate everything that our volunteers and supporters have achieved."
A fundraiser dressed in a daffodil costume climbed to the top of Grey's Monument to celebrate 30 years of Marie Curie's flagship fundraising campaign.
Making Marie Curie: Intellectual Property and Celebrity Culture in an Age of Information
The answer1,500 Belfast City Half Marathon runners supporting Marie Curie!
Marie Curie Cancer Care's biggest fundraiser needs volunteers to encourage local people to give a donation and wear a daffodil pin.
Medical device company Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) stated on Tuesday the receipt of orders for four advanced radiotherapy treatment systems from Institut Curie, Europe's comprehensive cancer centre.