Factfile on ... Can­cer Re­search UK

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News -

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

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