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About Cancer Research UK

What does Cancer Research UK do?

We raise money

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We need your money to fund our life-saving breakthroughs.

We beat cancer


We fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner. We also provide cancer information to the public.

We develop policy


Our policy development team develops evidence-based policy to inform government decisions related to cancer and research.


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Check out our Cancer News page to see how the money you raise is helping people to live longer, healthier lives.