Cancer Research UK Company Profile

00:24 EDT 23rd June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading independent organisation dedicated to cancer research.With an annual scientific spend of £217 million, we fund over 3,000 world-class scientists, doctors and nurses in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Their combined expertise puts us at the forefront of cancer research. Indeed, we were recently ranked among the top three biomedical research organisations in the world.
We fund an extensive programme of cancer research in hospitals, institutes and universities in over 35 cities and towns across the UK. We probably fund a scientist near you!


P.O. Box 123Lincoln's Inn Fields
United Kingdom


Phone: 020 7121 6699
Fax: 020 7269 3100

News Articles [3383 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Are we on the verge of changing the way we treat cancer?

In the UK the majority of cancer research is funded through one funder, Cancer Research UKWith exclusive rights to over £300 million of cancer research per year Cancer Research Technology is a single...

Belief in fake causes of cancer is rife

(Cancer Research UK) Mistaken belief in mythical causes of cancer is rife according to new research jointly funded by Cancer Research UK and published today in the European Journal of Cancer.

Scientists halt breast cancer spread

(Cancer Research UK) Scientists have discovered that an amino acid called asparagine is essential for breast cancer spread, and by restricting it, cancer cells stopped invading other parts of the body...

Merck to launch 3 cancer studies with Cancer Research, ICR

Merck will collaborate with Cancer Research UK and the Institute of Cancer Research, London to develop biomarkers and advance -More- 

Using Smartphones for Cancer Diagnosis and Management

Dr. Castro is a translational oncologist with experience developing and harnessing nanotechnology and molecular imaging platforms for cancer purposes. His work offers a “less is more” approach —...

Merck joins forces with UK cancer research organizations

Cancer Research UK’s Commercial Partnerships Team and The Institute of Cancer Research, London, today…

New research shows how alcohol damages DNA and increases cancer risk

(Cancer Research UK) Scientists have shown how alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, helping to explain why drinking increases your risk of cancer, according to research part-funded by Cancer Research UK...

How might baking soda boost cancer therapy?

(Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research) A Ludwig Cancer Research study led by Chi Van Dang, scientific director of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, has uncovered an entirely novel mechanism by...

PubMed Articles [7420 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Research Summaries: The 11th Biennial Rivkin Center Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium.

In September 2016, the 11th biennial ovarian cancer research symposium was presented by the Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research. The 2016 symposium focuse...

Breast cancer survivorship: state of the science.

Only recently has breast cancer survivorship earned formal recognition as a research discipline. Complicating survivorship research is the frequent overlap between aging and treatment sequelae. The AC...

Novel in vitro cancer models for optimizing anti-EGFR therapies.

Pre-clinical models, that are able to recapitulate the biology and pathology of the original individual cancer, are needed to better investigate mechanisms of response and resistance to anticancer the...

Dual Inhibition of PIK3C3 and FGFR as a New Therapeutic Approach to Treat Bladder Cancer.

MPT0L145 has been developed as a FGFR inhibitor exhibiting significant anti-bladder cancer activity in vitro and in vivo via promoting autophagy-dependent cell death. Here, we aim to elucidate the und...

High yield of pathogenic germline mutations causative or likely causative of the cancer phenotype in selected children with cancer.

In many children with cancer and characteristics suggestive of a genetic predisposition syndrome, the genetic cause is still unknown. We studied the yield of pathogenic mutations by applying whole exo...

Clinical Trials [9869 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Cediranib and Olaparib in Combination for Recurrent Ovarian or Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

There are two parts to this study. The first part of this research study has the purpose of determining the safety of the combination of the two drugs cediranib and olaparib and the highe...

SS-GCC1- Screening Study of Genetic Changes in Colorectal Cancer

the principal research objective is to form a database of tissue samples from patients with colorectal (bowel) cancer. The tissue samples that will be used for this research will have alr...

Early Detection of Breast Cancer in a Mammography Screening

The goal of this research study is to create a bank of research samples and a database of clinical and risk information from women undergoing routine screening mammograms, for use in futur...

Lapatinib in Combination With Radiation Therapy in Patients With Brain Metastases From HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

The purpose of this research study is to determine the safety of combining lapatinib plus radiation in patients with breast cancer that has spread to the brain. Depending upon the partici...

AZD2171 and Temsirolimus in Patients With Advanced Gynecological Malignancies

The purpose of this research study is to determine the safety of the combination of the two drugs cediranib and temsirolimus and the highest doses of these two drugs that can be given in c...

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Cancer Research Ventures

Cancer Research Ventures Ltd (CRV) and its forerunner Cancer Research Campaign Technology Limited (CRCT) have been providing technology transfer services to cancer researchers since 1987 with the aim ...

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading independent organisation dedicated to cancer research.With an annual scientific spend of £217 million, we fund over 3,000 world-class scientists, doctors and...

Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research

The Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research, Inc. (RGI) is a nonprofit cancer research facility dedicated to investigating and studying numerous types of cancer. Our goal is to find a cure or c...

Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for accelerating the world’s most promising research for discovering better t...

National Foundation for Cancer Research

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is a leading charity dedicated to funding cancer research and public education relating to cancer prevention, earlier diagnosis,...

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