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Against Breast Cancer
Against Breast Cancer is a charity dedicated to funding ground breaking research to improve detection and increase survival after breast cancer diagnosis.
Our expert scientists use one of the largest collections of breast cancer patient samples in the UK to look for vital information that could identify the spread of the disease.
More women are surviving breast cancer every year. Against Breast Cancer’s research looks at the whole woman through three interlinked areas of research -
biochemistry, immunology, and diet and lifestyle.
The charity’s research is studying new ways that could help doctors identify and treat secondary breast cancer faster and more effectively and our ultimate aim is to find a vaccine.
Our national Diet & Lifestyle study is one of the largest in the world looking at the effects of diet, lifestyle and complementary treatments on breast cancer and long-term survival. Your support is vital for Against Breast Cancer to continue its innovative research to develop ways to improve detection and survival after diagnosis so women and men can look forward to a future free of breast cancer.
Registered Charity No. 1121258View website Watch video
Anthony Nolan is the only UK charity to help provide lifesaving transplants to people with blood cancer.
Every 20 minutes someone in the UK is told they have a blood cancer, such as leukaemia. For many of these people, a bone marrow transplant is their only chance of a cure. Your support could help give them that chance.
Every day, we use our register to match incredible individuals willing to donate their bone marrow to people in desperate need of a transplant. But we can only find a matching donor for half the people who come to us. And that’s where you come in.
Your gifts could help add more bone marrow donors to our register, find more matches - and save more lives.
Registered Charity No. 803716/SC038827View website Watch video
Bowel and Cancer Research
B&CR is a unique organisation with three principle aims. The first is to improve survival rates for bowel cancer sufferers through research into the complex way that cancer behaves in individual patients. The second is to investigate the causes, effects and treatment of bowel disorders other than cancer which are currently poorly understood. The third is, through pioneering innovations in surgery, to improve the quality of life of patients suffering a range of bowel disorders who may otherwise need to rely upon a stoma(bag).
Registered Charity No. 1119105View website Watch video
Breast Cancer Now
Right now, breast cancer is at a tipping point. More women are surviving. But more are being diagnosed than ever before. One in eight women in the UK will face breast cancer in their lifetime. And every 45 minutes, another woman dies from the disease.
We’re going to change that.
We’re Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer charity, created by the merger of Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer – and we're dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease.
Registered Charity No. England & Wales (No. 1160558)View website Watch video
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is working to reduce the impact of cancer in Northern Ireland.
- Over 3,600 people die from cancer every year in Northern Ireland.
- 1 in 3 local people will develop some form of cancer.
- Thanks to earlier diagnosis and improved treatments, more & more people are surviving cancer.
- There are currently 39,000 people in Northern Ireland living with cancer.
Your donations will fight cancer in Northern Ireland by:
- Providing care for local cancer patients and their families.
- Funding local, cutting edge research to improve treatments for cancer patients.
- Reducing the risk of cancer and promoting early diagnosis by providing education and awareness programmes.
Registered Charity No. NIC101307View website Watch video
Cancer Fund for Children
Cancer Fund for Children is Northern Ireland’s leading children’s cancer charity, providing practical, financial and therapeutic support to children and young people living with cancer.
Our team are here to listen and to help the whole family cope with the impact cancer has on their lives and support them every step of the way, from diagnosis right through treatment.
By supporting us, YOU are making sure that these families don’t have to face cancer alone.
Registered Charity No. NI049930View website Watch video
Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK pioneers life- saving research to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.
Our groundbreaking research into the prevention, control and treatment of cancer has seen survival rates double in the last 40 years. But we can’t stop there as sadly it is still the case that more than 1 in 3 of us will develop cancer at some point in our lives.
We are fighting for a world where no one’s life is cut short by cancer. And we can only do this with the support of people like you.
Registered Charity No. 1089464 and Scotland SC041666View website Watch video
CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families.
We provide clinical, practical and emotional support to help them cope with cancer and get the most out of life.
Due to a lack of funds, we are only able to help two out of three children and young people who need us.
Please help us to be there for more children and young people with cancer by setting up a tax free regular gift direct from your salary.
Registered Charity No. England 1107328 & Scotland SC039857View website Watch video
The Everyman Appeal is a fundraising campaign set up by and in aid of The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) to further our research into male-specific cancers.
Every year some 10,000 men lose their lives to prostate cancer and over 2,000 others have their world turned upside down by a diagnosis of testicular cancer. These men are the reason why we established the Everyman Appeal in 1997 and they’re the reason we’re still fundraising for male-specific cancers today.
The Everyman Appeal has been a huge success. It has so far raised over £10 million to support the work of the ICR’s scientists in investigating the causes of these diseases, and developing treatments and better methods of diagnosis. By supporting the Everyman Appeal you will help the ICR continue this work and make a real impact on cancer patients’ lives.View website Watch video
Hope for Tomorrow
Hope for Tomorrow is a cancer charity dedicated to bringing cancer treatment closer to home. Our Mobile Chemotherapy Units bring vital treatments to patients, reducing travel, waiting times and the stresses and strains of busy hospitals. The charity was founded by Christine Mills in 2003 after she lost her husband David to cancer. One of the many stresses the couple endured was travelling from their home to the Oncology Centre – a journey of nearly 60 miles. In 2007 the charity built the world’s first Mobile Chemotherapy Unit and we now have 7 in operation; Gloucestershire, Somerset, South Wiltshire, Hampshire, East Kent, Berkshire and Lincolnshire. We will shortly be launching our 8th MCU in the autumn of 2014.
The charity builds, owns and maintains the units – providing them to the NHS to operate with highly trained NHS staff. The Mobile Chemotherapy Units can travel 7 days a week throughout their counties of operation to a number of set locations. These units have the capacity to treat up to 20 patients a day. Each Mobile Chemotherapy Unit costs Hope for Tomorrow £260,000 to build and maintain for 3 years. These units save patients thousands of miles of travel while reducing their fuel costs and time taken out of the day for treatment.
Registered Charity No. 1094677View website Watch video
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support is a national charity dedicated to working towards the day when everyone will have equal and ready access to the best information, treatment and care for cancer. They fund Macmillan nurses, Macmillan doctors, building of cancer cares units, and provide grants for people with cancer in financial need.View website Watch video
Registered as a charity in 1997, Myeloma UK is the leading UK cancer organisation dealing specifically with myeloma and its related disorders. Our broad and innovative range of services cover every aspect of myeloma, from information and support to improving standards of treatment and care through research, education, campaigning and raising awareness. Our strategy is to take an integrated approach to systematically address the barriers and challenges that are slowing down myeloma research and the development of, and access to, new treatments, optimal care, information and support.
Registered Charity No. SC0 26116View website Watch video
Ovarian Cancer Action
Currently, a woman dies of ovarian cancer every two hours in the UK.
Ovarian Cancer Action is the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity, dedicated to improving the survival rates of this disease.
We do this by funding world-class research at the Ovarian Cancer Action Research Centre based at Imperial College Hammersmith Hospital, by funding symptoms awareness campaigns aimed at women and healthcare professionals, and by giving people affected by the disease a voice, encouraging them to become advocates of the disease with policy makers, healthcare professionals and scientist.
Registered Charity No. 1109743View website Watch video
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Pancreatic cancer is the 5th most common cause of cancer in the UK, but it has the lowest survival rate of the 21 most common cancers.
Out of 100 patients diagnosed only four patients will survive for five years or more.
Pancreatic Cancer UK is here to change all of that.
Our vision is a long and good life for everyone diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic Cancer UK is the only national charity fighting pancreatic cancer on all fronts: Support, Information, Campaigning and Research.
Our flagship campaign, the Campaign for Hope has two simple goals; to double five-year survival rates within five years and change the experience of pancreatic cancer patients from one of the worst to one of the best. We work with MPs, Ministers, policy makers and health professionals to ensure that pancreatic cancer is high on the NHS agenda and we support people affected by pancreatic cancer to make their voice heard in parliament.
We provide hope by funding innovative research in to the causes of pancreatic cancer, better diagnosis and improved treatments. And we help people cope with a diagnosis by providing information and emotional support.
Your support could help us fund our vital work, to improve the lives of people with pancreatic cancer and their families.
Registered Charity No. 1112708View website Watch video
Penny Brohn Cancer Care
Penny Brohn Cancer Care is the leading charity in the UK specialising in a Whole Person Approach to cancer. We recognise that cancer affects the mind, body, spirit and emotions and we offer support in each of these areas. We do this through our courses, groups and individual therapies, helping people live as well as they can with the impacts of cancer. Our services are free of charge but we rely on donations to support our work.
Registered Charity No. 284881View website Watch video
Prostate Cancer UK
Prostate Cancer UK fights to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life. We support men and provide vital information. We find answers by funding research into causes and treatments. And we lead change, raising the profile of the disease and improving care. We believe that men deserve better.
To help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life.
What we want
The best diagnosis and treatment for all men, to cure or to prolong life without unpleasant side effects.
We have chosen a new name and a new look to reach more men and speak more forcefully. By raising our voice we will raise the profile of prostate cancer much higher.
Registered Charity No. England and Wales (1005541) and in Scotland (SC039332)View website Watch video
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation gives help and hope to people affected by lung cancer.
The charity has a dual focus - saving lives and supporting people living with lung cancer. It saves lives through funding research, helping people to quit smoking & encouraging young people not to start smoking, campaigning for better outcomes for lung cancer patients and raising awareness of the importance of early diagnosis. It supports people living with lung cancer by providing information materials to the NHS, running lung cancer support groups across the UK, supporting nurses, providing patient relief grants and offering telephone and online support.
Registered Charity No. England & Wales 1046854 - Scotland SC037596View website Watch video
St Raphael's Hospice
St Raphael's Hospice offers the best of palliative care to terminally ill patients living in Wimbledon, Merton, Sutton and Cheam. The Hospice is completely free of charge to its patients, regardless of the extent of services they receive and patients of all faith or none are welcome at St Raphael's. Our services include Home Care, a Day Care centre and an In-patient centre. The cost of providing our Hospice service has now reached over £50,000 each week, and we depend on the generosity of our supporters to enable that care to continue.
Registered Charity No. 1068661View website
Teenage Cancer Trust
Most of us have been affected by cancer but for a young person the diagnosis is particularly cruel. Through our staff and specialist wards Teenage Cancer Trust’s aim is to be there for every one of them – but for every one we help right now there’s another we can’t.
We rely on generous support to continue our vital work so please help us make sure every teenager and young person with cancer gets the care they deserve.
Registered Charity No. 1062559View website Watch video
Tenovus Cancer Care
If you have cancer or you’re close to someone who has, it can be frightening and stressful. We can help.
We bring treatment, emotional support and practical advice to where it matters most; the heart of the community.
Tenovus Cancer Care is here to help you cope, and through our vital research, we offer hope. We’re the leading cancer charity in Wales and, whenever you need us, we’re here.
Registered Charity No. 1054015View website Watch video
The Elimination of Leukaemia Fund
Registered Charity No. 282886View website Watch video
The Eve Appeal
Every year a million women are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer worldwide.
In the UK,18,000 women are diagnosed and nearly 7,500 women die every year. And yet, awareness and funding of gynaecological cancers remains low.
The Eve Appeal is determined to change this by funding
vital research to develop effective methods of prediction, detection, treatment and care that will help save women's lives.
Our vision is simple:A future where fewer women develop and more women survive gynaecological cancers.
Registered Charity No. 1091708View website Watch video
The Institute of Cancer Research
It’s hard to know what the future might bring but we do know that cancer is something that touches us all. Over the past 100 years The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has made some of the most important and ground-breaking discoveries in cancer research. Cancer patients worldwide are receiving life-saving treatments that were discovered and developed by us.View website Watch video
The Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust
The Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust is the only UK charity funding medical research specifically into cancer affecting teenagers and young adults, where it can frequently strike in dangerous and complex forms. The Trust also funds measures to improve the quality of life for young cancer patients, both during and in the aftermath of their illnesses. Support is offered to all of the hospitals throughout the UK which treat teenage cancer (currently just 38).
Before the LCYCT was founded in 1996 there was no fund aimed specifically for research into cancer in 13-24 year olds. Research from the funds we raise will bring increased understanding of cancer in this age group, improved treatments and ultimately more young lives will be saved.
The Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust supports measures to improve the quality of life for teenage cancer patients during their frequent and debilitating stays in hospitals. Teenagers are an age group onto themselves and require occupational and social activities to help keep up their motivation, which is so desperately needed to fight their illness and cope with the harsh regimes of treatment and the isolation from school, friends and family that it brings.
Registered Charity No. 1138003View website Watch video
World Cancer Research Fund 1000739
Registered Charity No. 1000739View website Watch video
Worldwide Cancer Research SC022918
Worldwide Cancer Research funds research into all types of cancer anywhere in the world. For over 30 years we have built a reputation for funding pioneering research into any cancer type and we have contributed to some significant breakthroughs. This worldwide research enhances our understanding of cancer and helps us improve survival for everyone. We believe we will, with the right research, one day see no life cut short by cancer.
whatever it takes,
wherever it takes us.
Registered Charity No. SC022918View website Watch video