About Cancer Research UKCancer Research UK is the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Our pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has helped save millions of lives. We receive no government funding for our life-saving research. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on vital donations from the public.
Cancer Research UK has been at the heart of the progress that has already seen survival in the UK double in the last 40 years.
Today, 2 in 4 people survive their cancer for at least 10 years. It’s our ambition is to accelerate progress so that by 2034, 3 in 4 people will survive their cancer for at least 10 years.