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The logo of Caroline Jones's podcast, 'What Have I Done?'

Nine years on from a fundraising campaign that raised over £55,000, Caroline is bringing the knowledge she and other successful independent fundraisers have amassed to the podcast series “What Have I Done?”  Nine years on from a fundraising campaign that raised over £55,000, Caroline is bringing the knowledge she and other successful independent fundraisers have amassed to the podcast series “What Have I Done?” 

by Lynn Daly | Personal stories | 23 February 2024

23 February 2024

Fireworks

Chair of the Board of the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute, one of our Cancer Awareness Nurse Trainers, and two long-standing supporters are among those on the 2024 New Year Honours list Chair of the Board of the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute, one of our Cancer Awareness Nurse Trainers, and two long-standing supporters are among those on the 2024 New Year Honours list

by Jacob Smith | News | 5 January 2024

5 January 2024

Angus and Victoria together in September 2022

Angus, who lost his wife Victoria when she was just 33, is asking people to help fulfil one of her dying wishes – and Stand Up to Cancer.  Angus, who lost his wife Victoria when she was just 33, is asking people to help fulfil one of her dying wishes – and Stand Up to Cancer. 

by Lynn Daly | Personal stories | 1 November 2023

1 November 2023

Mark Mondesir at his drum kit

In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer. In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer.

by Alison Birkett | Personal stories | 25 October 2023

25 October 2023

Deborah James smiling at the camera while sitting on a sofa in a floral dress

We're remembering Dame Deborah James, a year on from her death. Here, our chief executive Michelle Mitchell pays a personal tribute. We're remembering Dame Deborah James, a year on from her death. Here, our chief executive Michelle Mitchell pays a personal tribute.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 28 June 2023

28 June 2023

Deborah James smiling at the camera while sitting on a sofa in a floral dress

In her final weeks, fuelled by her spirit of ‘rebellious hope’ and passion to help others, Deborah worked to establish the Bowelbabe Fund for Cancer Research UK, to support projects she was passionate about. Today the initial projects to receive funding from the Bowelbabe Fund have been announced. In her final weeks, fuelled by her spirit of ‘rebellious hope’ and passion to help others, Deborah worked to establish the Bowelbabe Fund for Cancer Research UK, to support projects she was passionate about. Today the initial projects to receive funding from the Bowelbabe Fund have been announced.

by Amy Warnock | News | 5 April 2023

5 April 2023

A glass Flame of Hope award

The Flame of Hope Awards are our annual celebration of our most outstanding and dedicated supporters and volunteers. Here we’re highlighting four of this year’s amazing Flame of Hope winners.   The Flame of Hope Awards are our annual celebration of our most outstanding and dedicated supporters and volunteers. Here we’re highlighting four of this year’s amazing Flame of Hope winners.  

by Amy Warnock | Personal stories | 3 April 2023

3 April 2023

A photograph of two people setting up a CRUK fundraising event

We support lifesaving cancer research through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses. But none of what we do would be possible without those who support us.  We support lifesaving cancer research through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses. But none of what we do would be possible without those who support us. 

by Lilly Matson | Personal stories | 17 August 2022

17 August 2022

This is the story of time. Of minutes and days which turn into months and years. The story of our 33,000 time-givers. This is the story of time. Of minutes and days which turn into months and years. The story of our 33,000 time-givers.

by Laura Berry | In depth | 11 July 2022

11 July 2022

Sarah Harding, a member of Girls Aloud who passed away in 2021

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.   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.  

by Jacob Smith | News | 14 June 2022

14 June 2022