Where your money goes
You are helping to fund life-saving research.
Cancer Research UK are world leaders in finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.
Your minimum fundraising target
When you signed up to Race for Life, you pledged to raise at least £50 to help fund our life saving research and change the lives of people affected by cancer.
1 in 2 people will get cancer in their lifetime*. Our research saves lives. Your support, through events like the Race for Life, is what helps us continue our ground-breaking work to see more people surviving cancer.
*Ahmad AS et al, British Journal of Cancer, 2015
How your money helps us beat cancer
How we decide what research to fund
There are over 200 types of cancer for us to beat. When researchers come to Cancer Research UK with their ideas, we need to decide which projects need our support.
Watch this video to see how we ensure the money you raise funds the science that stands the best chance of making a difference.