Together we will beat cancer

Donate

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…

Read More

Acing it: The ambitious early career researchers driving progress in cancer early detection

In 2019, we launched our flagship early detection initiative, the International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED), to address the…

Read More

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.

Read More

“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.  

Read More

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.

Read More

“After a fire and a pandemic, it felt amazing to finish my PhD”

As the roof goes on our brand new Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute following a devastating fire in 2017, we hear from one of the PhD students who lived through it.

Read More

On legacy giving: “It allows me to give something more meaningful than I could in my lifetime”

Elaine Whelan has pledged 10% of her estate to help fuel the research of tomorrow. Here, she tells us why she chose to support our work with a significant gift in her Will.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More