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Our world-leading cancer research relies on the generosity and dedication of the thousands of individuals, organisations and companies that support our work. Please join them today and help us to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

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Our scientists and clinicians are working daily in our labs – in Chelsea and Sutton, London – to make a real impact on the lives of people with cancer. We have an unrivalled track record in cancer research and world-leading scientists are researching everything from the basic causes of the disease to developing the latest treatments for patients. You can read more about our latest discoveries on our news pages.

Our donors and supporters play a vital role in helping us to make the discoveries that defeat cancer. By running a marathon, donating monthly by Direct Debit, funding a PhD student or supporting us in another way, all our supporters are striving to help us make a difference.

Whether you’ve been affected by cancer, or whether you simply want to further world-leading research, please get involved and support us today.

Christopher's Smile

Christopher's Smile has raised in excess of £1 million for childhood cancer research. Their funding has been used to support four full-time research positions at The Institute of Cancer Research.

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