1 in 2 people are rocked by a cancer diagnosis during their life. We fund discovery research that finds bold new ways of helping them defeat it.
Without taking that crucial first step, scientists can't find new preventions, treatments and cures for cancer. That's exactly why we back their discovery research.Discover why the first step is important
One person dies from cancer every four seconds around the world. Our small team of less than 50 people is dedicated to saving more lives, and that's why we support the brightest research minds throughout the world.Discover the projects we've funded
Deciding which projects to support is no easy task. That's why every year we ask the world's best cancer scientists to oversee a rigorous application process and decide which research projects should be funded.How we allocate the funds we raise
Cancer is a complex, ever-changing disease. Scientific research is crucial to helping scientists understand each type better - it's the only way they can find new treatments and cures. That's exactly why we continue to fund discovery research. Will you help us?Fund new cancer research
Olaparib has so far helped over 30,000 people with cancer - and it was all made possible by discovery research we funded.Read about the life-saving treatment
The simple fact is we need funding. £24 pays for one hour of research - the hours you fund could be the ones in which a scientist makes a major discovery.Fund bold research