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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

Colourful icons showing a diverse group of people

One year on from signing up to the Shared Commitment to Patient Involvement, we’re reflecting on our successes in involving people affected by cancer in research, but also on where we strive to do better. One year on from signing up to the Shared Commitment to Patient Involvement, we’re reflecting on our successes in involving people affected by cancer in research, but also on where we strive to do better.

by Anne-Sophie Kleczewski, Jane Oakley | Analysis | 10 March 2023

10 March 2023

Loren (left) and Dinny (right), who both lost their voices during their cancer treatment

Dinny and Loren had different types of cancer, and in both cases the disease took away their voices. Until, of course, they found a way to break the silence. Dinny and Loren had different types of cancer, and in both cases the disease took away their voices. Until, of course, they found a way to break the silence.

by Paula Young, Jane Redman | Personal stories | 2 December 2022

2 December 2022

Stand Up To Cancer mastectomy portraits.

Powerful images have been released as part of the Stand Up To Cancer campaign and the project coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Powerful images have been released as part of the Stand Up To Cancer campaign and the project coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 2 October 2017

2 October 2017

Cancer survivors have just as much sex and can function as well as others their age, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published today. Cancer survivors have just as much sex and can function as well as others their age, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 17 August 2016

17 August 2016

62 day wait target missed again February 2016

Waiting time targets for cancer patients to start treatment in England have been missed again according to the latest monthly figures released for February. Waiting time targets for cancer patients to start treatment in England have been missed again according to the latest monthly figures released for February.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 14 April 2016

14 April 2016

Survey results show most people in Great Britain do not fear that a cancer diagnosis would end in death as Cancer Research UK launches its "Right Now" campaign. Survey results show most people in Great Britain do not fear that a cancer diagnosis would end in death as Cancer Research UK launches its "Right Now" campaign.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 23 December 2015

23 December 2015

Cancer Research UK logo

Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began, according to new Cancer Research UK statistics Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began, according to new Cancer Research UK statistics

by Cancer Research UK | News | 1 July 2015

1 July 2015