Cancer Research UK was formed on 4 February 2002 and they work on cancer research and awareness charity in United Kingdom. They accelerate progress by focusing research on preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer. It is world’s largest Cancer research charity. Cancer Research UK has launched new funding schemes and initiatives to target key priorities.
They fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner. Cancer Research UK also provides cancer information to the public. A number of Scientists work together to ensure that they make the best use of the funds that receive and continue to carry out world-class research. They will fund individual researchers and projects. Cancer Research UK has several research institutes under them. They are Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute, The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute.
They aim to give a truthful insight into the lives of those affected by cancer. UK is an outstanding environment for training and nurturing the cancer researchers of the future. Through its existing and new awards along the career pathway, Cancer Research UK is leading the way in researcher development, providing an essential platform for future progress. T
hey are committed to supporting researchers at all career stages. Alongside financial support, engage with researchers, providing development opportunities and peer group networking meetings. Their vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Over the last 40 years, cancer survival rates in the UK have doubled. In the 1970s just a quarter of people survived and today that figure became half. They will accelerate progress to see three-quarters of people with cancer surviving the disease by 2034.