Is Cancer Research UK reputable? Cancer Research UK is seen as the country’s most innovative and trustworthy charity, according to a survey by the consultancy Incite. The company, which is part of the St Ives Group, a marketing and publishing company, carried out online interviews with 499 people about what drives their support of charities.
How successful is Cancer Research UK? We are the world’s most successful academic institution at discovering new cancer treatments. Since 2005 alone, we have discovered 20 drug candidates, 11 of which have progressed into clinical development. We have also led radiotherapy trials which have transformed clinical practice.
What does Cancer Research UK do with the money? What does the funding go towards? We fund scientists, doctors and nurses to work towards prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Funding supports something as big as a new research centre down to the small glass slides that are used to analyse cancer cells.
Can tomatoes cause cancer? We read with interest the recent review article by Key (2011), who concluded that the published results from the epidemiological studies suggest little or no association between the total intake of fruit and vegetables and the risk of common cancers, including colorectal, breast and prostate cancer.