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We’re Breast Cancer Now, the charity that’s steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We’re here for anyone affected by breast cancer, the whole way through, providing support for today and hope for the future.
We believe that we can change the future of breast cancer and make sure that, by 2050, everyone diagnosed with the disease lives – and is supported to live well. But we need to act now.
Cancer Research UK is the world’s largest cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Our vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured, from the most common types to those that affect just a few people.
With help from our supporters, we’re focusing our efforts in four key areas:
In the 1970’s, only 1 in 4 people in the UK survived cancer. Today, thanks to research, that figure has doubled. But we still have a long way to go. Our ambition is to accelerate progress and see 3 in 4 people surviving the disease by 2034.
By donating to Cancer Research UK through Payroll Giving, we can make this possible.
Donating £4 a month (or £48 annually)
£46 will allow us to buy special restriction enzymes that work like molecular scissors to cut up the long strands of DNA in our cells.
Donating £7.50 a month (or £90 annually)
£100 could fund a PhD student for 1 day. Our PhD students complete a 4-year training programme to equip them with the skills they’ll need to make the research breakthroughs of the future. We fund around 400 PhD students in labs across the country.
Donating £10 a month (or £120 annually)
£120 could pay for three patients cancer biopsies – where a tiny amount of tumour is removed with a needle to be studied in the lab.
Donating £20 a month (or £240 annually)
£240 could fund the work of a statistician for 3 days. Statisticians are key to interpreting the data produced by our research – from experiments in the lab to clinical trials of treatments.
CLIC Sargent is the UKs leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families. We provide clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help them cope with cancer and get the most out of life. We are there from diagnosis onwards and aim to help the whole family deal with the impact of cancer and its treatment, life after treatment and, in some cases, bereavement.
•We provide clinical, practical and emotional support to children and young people with cancer, and their families
•We give financial support including grants and benefits information to children and young people with cancer to help deal with the financial impact of cancer
•We provide free Home from Home accommodation close to specialist hospitals, so that families can be close to their children during treatment
•We offer free holidays and short breaks so that families can spend time together, with the support of our care professionals, away from the everyday challenges of childhood cancer
•We provide children, young people and families with a wide range of valuable information on childhood cancer and its impact
•We campaign and influence others to raise awareness of the needs of children and young people with cancer and to improve the support they receive.
Being told 'you have cancer' can affect so much more than your health – it can affect your family, your job, even your ability to pay the bills.
But life with cancer is still life. We get that. And, after over 100 years of helping so many people, we get what's most important: that we treat everyone as a person, not just a patient.
With your help we can do more for people living with cancer, giving each person the support they need to look after all that matters and take care of their health, protect personal relationships and deal with work and money worries.
We want to help everyone with cancer find their best way through, from the moment of diagnosis, so they're able to live life as fully as they can. You can be someone who makes that happen.
Registered charity in England and Wales (261017), Scotland (SC039907) and the Isle of Man (604). Also operating in Northern Ireland.
Marie Curie is here to help anyone with a terminal illness.
Marie Curie Nurses work night and day, in people's homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support. If you're living with a terminal illness, they can help you stay surrounded by the people you care about most, in the place where you're most comfortable.
Our hospices offer the reassurance of specialist care and support, in a friendly, welcoming environment, for people living with a terminal illness and their loved ones - whether you're staying in the hospice, or just coming in for the day.
Through our information and Support services we help everyone affected by a terminal illness get the information and support they need, whether you have an illness yourself or you're a family member or friend.
We'll be by your side with care and support every step of the way, bringing light in the darkest hours.
We are Prostate Cancer UK
Prostate Cancer UK is the UKs largest mens health charity. We aim to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life.
Supporting men and providing information
Our Specialist Nurses have time to talk and answer questions about prostate cancer and prostate problems. We provide free printed and downloadable information. Our online community and one-to-one support service connects men and their families with others who know what theyre going through.
Finding answers through research
Working with our 2012-2020 research strategy, We fund research into tests, treatments and the causes of prostate cancer
Leading change to raise awareness and improve care
With help from our volunteers, we work with the general public, the government and the NHS to raise awareness and get a better deal for men with prostate cancer.
Our work is guided by our ambitious MANifesto, launched in October 2012.
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is the only UK charity wholly dedicated to beating lung cancer. We support patients and their families with our nurse led helpline and national support groups. We fund various research projects aiming to detect lung cancer earlier and at a time in which curative treatment becomes a reality.
Anyone with lungs can get lung cancer. Man, woman, young, old, smoker and non-smoker, lung cancer does not discriminate, but sadly people do. Lung cancer claims far more lives than any other cancer type in the UK, yet shockingly it receives the least funding. Sadly outcomes for patients are extremely poor with the average survival rate just under 6 months.
Together we have the potential to revolutionise the future of lung cancer, giving patients and their families the attention and support they deserve. Through raising awareness, challenging the stigma, campaigning for improved treatments and funding more research, with your help we hope to support all those living with lung cancer.
1 in 2 people are diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime. For us, that’s 1 in 2 too many. Our solution? At Worldwide Cancer Research, we believe that bold research will cure cancer and the first step is the most important. That’s why we back the brightest research minds all around the world in their quest to find the cures for a disease that affects so many lives. Without taking that crucial first step with discovery research, scientists can’t find new preventions, treatments and cures for cancer.
Since we started in 1979, we have invested £200 million into cancer research in over 30 countries.Because cancer is a global problem.
One day cancer will no longer be feared – the more pioneering cancer research we can fund with your help, the sooner that day will come.