Factfile on ... Cancer Research UK
CANCER Research UK is world leading organisation in the hunt for a cure for cancer.
It is entirely funded by generous donations from the British public.
It is the largest funder of cancer research in the world, spending millions of pounds every year.
It has made significant breakthroughs in the fight against cancer including the brain tumour drug temozolomide.
There are 16 centres of excellence working with universities, the NHS, cancer networks and other charities.
For more information visit www.cancerresearchuk.org