Are animals used in cancer research? Animals are used in our research to help us understand the mechanisms that underpin cancer, such as the growth and spread of tumours, and to develop new ways of diagnosing, treating and preventing the disease. Our work at the ICR mainly uses mice, which can grow tumours which mimic those of human cancer patients.Read More
What are the top 5 cancer research Centres in the world?
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute – Boston, U.S.A. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center – Rochester, U.S.A. MD Anderson Cancer Center – Houston, U.S.A.The Princess Margaret: Infrastructure*:
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.
MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Mayo Clinic Cancer Centre.
How does music heal cancer? Music therapy cannot cure, treat or prevent any type of disease, including cancer. But some research shows that music therapy can help people with cancer reduce their anxiety. It might also help to improve quality of life and reduce symptoms and side effects.Read More
What is the Macmillan Dog Walking Challenge? This is a great way to get out and about with your dog and raise money for people living with cancer. Walk a distance of your choice with your furry friend by your side. By taking part in a sponsored dog walk, you accept that you must, as least, be at a basic level of fitness in order to participate.Read More
Who is the man in the cancer Research advert? The advert stars the acclaimed actor Simon Callow in his first commercial for the charity’s everyman male cancer awareness campaign. It takes a tongue-in-cheek approach in order to draw audience attention to a disease that claims the lives of nearly ten thousand men each year.Read More
What are the smart objectives of Cancer Research UK? It’s built around 4 objectives – to discover, detect, prevent, and treat – so that progress in understanding the fundamental biology of cancer leads to new prevention measures, tests and treatments.Read More
Can I use cancer research logo? You can use our logo once you have registered for a pack. We have some recommendations on how to do this so that we can keep track of where our logo is used. Speak to your representative or find out more about fundraising materials.Read More