than one in three of us will develop cancer at some point. Few
of us go through life without coming into contact with the disease
in some way - either through personal experience or through that
of a friend or family member.
UK is now the largest volunteer-supported cancer research organisation
in the world. With a dedicated team of 3,000 scientists and an
scientific spend of more than £130 million - raised almost
entirely through public donations - our aims are to:
of people getting cancer
treatments to cancer patients
cancer doctors, nurses and scientists for research
be the authoritative
source of information on cancer
resources available for cancer research.
UK supports and undertakes a comprehensive programme of research
in institutes, hospitals, universities and medical schools throughout
Britain and Northern Ireland.
To find out
more about different types of cancer, our research and how you can
help, visit our website www.cancerresearchuk.org