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A gift in your Will could make a huge difference to the future of cancer research - helping to light the way to new lifesaving treatments and a day when no life is cut short by cancer.

We are Worldwide Cancer Research. We start new cures for cancer. And so can you.

All new treatments and cures for cancer are reliant on discovery research. Will you help us fund more pioneering discovery research into any type of cancer, anywhere in the world?

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30 potential new cures started in 2023 thanks to you!

Thanks to the phenomenal support of our Curestarters, we have been able to say 'Yes!' to 30 new pioneering ideas from outstanding cancer researchers. That’s an incredible total of £6.2 million of new research that we are funding together, that could lead to more lifesaving ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.

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One in two people get cancer but I lost both my parents

When Adam lost his dad to pancreatic cancer in 2006, he was completely heartbroken. Suddenly his mum needed to become two parents in one – she was the glue that held the family together. But then their worlds fell apart again when she was diagnosed with cancer too.

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