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Joanna Lewin is a specialist philanthropy writer at Cancer Research UK.

Watch: “To women everywhere, dare to believe that you can make a difference”

This International Women’s Day, meet the women combining research and clinical expertise with business acumen and personal experience to help…

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Touching a nerve: How neuroscience could advance our understanding of cancer

The role of the nervous system in cancer progression remains largely unexplored. Now, our researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre are leaning into the unknown to find out how cancer uses nerve cells and networks to survive and grow.

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“Supporting research is mission critical for me and always will be” – Philanthropy award winners share their stories

Jill May and David Dangoor CBE tell us why they’ve devoted time, effort and millions of pounds to back our vital research.  

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Bjorn Saven: “By supporting early career researchers to do their jobs really well, we can help move the world forward”

We speak with the industrialist, investor and Cancer Research UK supporter about his substantial donation to support our early career researchers… and why he changed his mind about cancer research.

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Thinking outside the box to tackle an aggressive children’s cancer

How our partnership with Children with Cancer UK is helping to transform our understanding of children’s and young people’s cancers.

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Philanthropist Simon Collins: “I realised I could make a difference by applying things I can do to things I couldn’t in a million years”

As chair of our philanthropic giving circle the Catalyst Club, businessman Simon Collins is helping to unlock transformational funding to support our life-saving research. Meet Simon and learn more about the Catalyst Club, which turns 10 this year.

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David Dangoor: “Education is a treasure that you give someone and they carry with them all their life”

The businessman, philanthropist and long-standing Cancer Research UK supporter tells us about his family’s latest £1.2m donation.

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Professor Ian Tomlinson: “Philanthropy is priceless to science”

The director of our Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre walks us through some of his proudest research achievements and how supporters have made them possible.

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What could DeepMind ‘solving’ the protein folding problem mean for cancer research?

We asked two of our protein specialists, who are trying to understand how the way proteins fold affect cancer outcomes, to give their verdict on the news.

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