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Girls Aloud members to join forces to raise money in Sarah Harding’s honour

The member of Girls Aloud are joining forces with us for a special ‘Race for Life for Sarah’, raising money for vital breast cancer research in honour of their much-loved bandmate.  

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Dame Deborah James: why do deeply personal stories resonate with us so much?

Since she was diagnosed in 2016, Dame Deborah James has brought bowel cancer into the spotlight, encouraged people to be aware of the symptoms and seek help if they notice them. 

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Running a cancer helpline in COVID-19: two years on the virtual frontline

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the UK entering COVID-19 lockdown for the first time. What has it been like for the charity’s nurses running the cancer helpline?

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Atlantic rowing trio smash world record and raise thousands for cancer charities

A British woman with an incurable cancer has broken the world record for rowing across the Atlantic, raising thousands for Cancer Research UK.

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Courageous children receive Star Awards in virtual celebration

Pixie Lott and other celebrity guests surprise children with messages of support in virtual Star Award ceremony, celebrates the courage of children with cancer.

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Charity promotes eco-fashion with collection at Love Not Landfill pop-up

Cancer Research UK presents charity collection in collaboration with influencer Shannon Alexandra at the Love Not Landfill fashion pop-up in London.

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Sustainability a major focus of our 17th year partnering with TK Maxx

In 2004, we joined forces with TK Maxx to raise awareness and funds for children’s and young people’s cancers. Since…

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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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Our sun safety messaging tours the UK with the NIVEA Sun Safety Roadshow

In 2012, we launched our partnership with NIVEA SUN to raise funds for research into skin cancer and raise awareness…

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Charity ‘looks to the future with renewed optimism’

Cancer Research UK’s Annual Report and Accounts 2020/21 reveals the impact of the pandemic on its income and spend on charitable activities over the past year.

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