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  Cancer Research UK: Home
Cancer Research UK supports over 500 research group leaders throughout the UK, through a variety of funding mechanisms including research institutes, clinical centres, programme and project grants.
We are committed to the research funding of both scientists and clinicians and support a number of personal award schemes.
Cancer Research UK was formed on 4th February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign (CRC) and Imperial Cancer Research Fund (ICRF).
science.cancerresearchuk.org   (135 words)

  
 CancerHelp UK
CancerHelp UK is a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families.
CancerHelp UK is not designed to provide medical advice or professional services and is intended to be for educational use only.
The information provided through CancerHelp UK is not a substitute for professional care and should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease.
www.cancerhelp.org.uk   (189 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK - Wishes - About Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK funds the work of over 3,000 scientists, doctors and nurses throughout the UK.
Cancer death rates in the UK have fallen by 11% in the last 10 years.
Cancer Research UK is a registered charity No. 1089464, Registered as a company limited by guarantee in England & Wales No. 4325234.
www.wishes.co.uk /aboutcruk   (307 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK Cancer Research UK began life in February 2002 following the merger of Imperial Cancer Research Fund and The Cancer Research Campaign.
Cancer Research UK's vision is to conquer cancer through world-class research.
CR-UK are the largest volunteer-supported cancer research organisation in the world and we support the work of 3,000 scientists working across the UK.
www.midnite.co.uk /charities/cruk.htm   (230 words)

  
 Cancer-UK: Research Labs / Basic Science
Paterson Institute for Cancer Research (Manchester, UK) The Institute is part of the Christie Hospital NHS Trusts and is affiliated to Victoria and UMIST universities.
UK Cancer Cytogenetics Group The UKCCG was formed in 1988 to provide a forum for clinical cytogeneticists working on leukaemias and solid tumours.
University of Bradford Cancer Research Unit The Unit was founded in the mid 1970's and undertakes a range of research including the development of new anti cancer drugs.
www.cancerindex.org /clink44u.htm   (663 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cancer Research UK [Categories: British charities, Cancer organizations]
As of (Click link for more info and facts about 2004) 2004, the charity spends more £190 million per year on cancer research, supporting the work of 3,000 researchers, physicians, and other medical professionals.
Cancer Research UK is supported by a number of celebrities, including (Click link for more info and facts about Timothy West) Timothy West, (Click link for more info and facts about Michael Aspel) Michael Aspel and (Click link for more info and facts about Robert Winston) Robert Winston.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/cancer_research_uk1.htm   (123 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK - Science and Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Often, this is a scientist's first introduction to Cancer Research UK, but applications are also received from Cancer Research UK researchers if the proposal falls outside their existing funding remit.
Applications are considered in any area of basic, translational or pre-clinical research and are judged on the basis of scientific excellence, innovation and relevance to cancer research.
Cancer Research UK funded researchers are eligible to apply to access microarray technology through any of the recently established microarray facilities.
science.cancerresearchuk.org /gapp/grantapplications/sra/sra_proj?version=2   (526 words)

  
 BBC News | HEALTH | Cancer charity mega-merger
Two leading UK charities are to join forces - creating the biggest independent cancer research organisation in the world.
The Cancer Research Campaign (CRC) and Imperial Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) have long been rivals, and have funded some of the most important projects of recent years.
The new body is to be called Cancer Research UK and will be chaired by former health minister Helene Hayman.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/health/1703612.stm   (428 words)

  
 Cancer research charity uk info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
by The Institute of Cancer Research to raise awareness and fund vital research for prostate and testicular cancer.
The BJC is owned by Cancer Research UK, a charity dedicated to understanding the causes, prevention and treatment of cancer and to making sure that the best new treatments reach patients in the clinic as quickly as possible.
The Association for International Cancer Research is a cancer charity that funds research into cancer worldwide.
www.charitycorner.co.uk /aids-charities/cancer-research-charity-uk.html   (702 words)

  
 FreeWill Service: Cancer Research UK charity legacy
Please note that the charity's registered name, Cancer Research UK, must always be used in full when it is intended to leave a bequest to us under a Will.
In cases where bequests are left to 'Cancer Research' the charity may not always benefit and the Personal Representative who comes to administer the estate will need to apply to the Treasury Solicitor for a Royal Sign Manual direction.
Cancer Research UK supports "Remember a Charity", a consortium of over 100 charities seeking to increase awareness of legacy giving.
legacies.cancerresearchuk.org /legal_profs/faqs.asp?fs=1   (474 words)

  
 Alarming ignorance of cancer risk, says Cancer Research UK
Scientific research has shown that at least half of all cases of cancer could be prevented.
He says: "I think Cancer Research UK has come up with a terrific campaign for anyone who wants to find out how they really can cut their chances of getting cancer.
Smoking causes nearly all cases of lung cancer and is a major risk factor for at least 11 other types of cancer including mouth, throat, food pipe (oesophagus), stomach, kidney, bladder and pancreatic cancer.
www.medicalnewstoday.com /medicalnews.php?newsid=18901   (1278 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
CRUK are ignoring the views of holistic practitioners and the testimonies of the thousands of patients who have survived by using naturopathic therapies, after being damaged and left for dead by treatments developed by orthodox cancer research.
CRUK policy on cancer causation remains in line with the ICRF statement "One of the biggest myths in recent years is that there is a cancer epidemic caused by exposure to radiation, pollution, pesticides and food additives.
The charitable status for Cancer Research UK must be withdrawn; they are, clearly, not acting for the interests of the public, the cancer patient or the consumer.
www.whale.to /a/rattigan5.html   (460 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK is the largest volunteer-supported cancer research organisation in the world.
Cancer Research UK was founded in 2002 following the merger of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund and The Cancer Research Campaign.
Cancer Research UK supports and undertakes a comprehensive programme of research in institutes, hospitals, universities and medical schools throughout Britain and Northern Ireland.
www.netdoctor.co.uk /support_groups/006073.htm   (313 words)

  
 Cancer-UK: Research Overview
Also, epidemiological (population based) research includes monitoring trends in cancer incidence and mortality, identifying the causes of cancer, and studies in cancer prevention.
However, most cancer research is funded by independent charities; two of the largest and best known national charities involved in research are Cancer Research UK (this was formed in 2002 following the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign and Imperial Cancer Research Fund) and The Leukaemia Research Fund.
Much of the cancer research in the UK is co-ordinated by the National Cancer Research Network (clinical) and the National Transitional Cancer Research Network (basic science).
www.cancerindex.org /clink45g.htm   (227 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cancer Research UK is the world’s largest independent organisation dedicated to cancer research.
We also fund research aimed at providing the best possible support and information to cancer patients and their families.
In 2001, Cancer Research UK scientists Sir Paul Nurse and Dr Tim Hunt were awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine.
www.thetforduk.co.uk /cancer.htm   (250 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK - Light & Mild Campaign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The database was constructed by Cancer Research UK's Centre for Tobacco Control Research at the University of Strathclyde with funding from NHS Health Scotland.
The Committee demanded that the tobacco industry's top five UK advertising agencies release all relevant internal documentation relating to their advertising and marketing activities on tobacco accounts.
Jean King, Cancer Research UK's Director of Tobacco Control, adds: "This is another step towards lifting the veil from the tobacco industry - an ongoing target of Cancer Research UK, seen most recently with the 'Death Repackaged' campaign.
www.lowtarexposed.org /campaigninfo/pressreleases/161203pr.cfm   (664 words)

  
 Cancer Research Uk - Cancer Resources    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cancer Research UK was formed on 4th February 2002 by...
The Cancer Research Institute funds research aimed at furthering the development of immunological approaches to control cancer, cure cancer and to prevent cancer.
CANCER RESEARCH WALES YMCHWIL CANCR CYMRU 029 2031 6976.
www.the-cancer-directory.com /info/Cancer-Research-Uk.html   (868 words)

  
 Research investment record for Cancer Research UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cancer Research UK invested a record £213 million last year on research investigating the causes and improving the prevention and treatment of cancer.
Cancer Research UK is Europe's leading cancer charity, dedicated to research into the causes, prevention and treatment of cancer.
It funds a team of specially trained cancer information nurses who offer a valuable, confidential and personalised service for cancer patients and their families and deal with around 1,000 enquiries each month.
www.pharma-lexicon.com /medicalnews.php?newsid=11345   (618 words)

  
 cancer effects lung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cancer Research UK: Lung cancer, symptoms, prevention and risk...
Information and articles on lung cancer, lung cancer statistics and the causes, symptoms and treatment of lung cancer.
The side effects from chest radiation for lung cancer are divided into two general categories, "acute" and "late" effects.
smoking-stop.capode.com /cancer-effects-lung   (207 words)

  
 The Institute of Cancer Research: Cancer Research UK Clinical Magnetic Resonance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Cancer Research UK Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research Group is supported jointly by the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden NHS Trust and works closely with the Academic Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Joint Department of Physics.
Much of the research of the Group is directed towards using advanced magnetic resonance (MR) techniques to improve diagnosis and staging in both common and rare forms of cancer.
Under the NHS RandD Priorities in Cancer programme, we are leading a multicentre trial of dynamic MR as a method of screening women at genetic risk of breast cancer.
www.icr.ac.uk /cmagres   (216 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK - Science and Research
In 2000 Professor Gordon McVie, Director-General of the Cancer Research Campaign (now Cancer Research UK) and Professor John Smith of University of Strathclyde met in Glasgow to discuss the role of medicinal mushrooms in the treatment of cancer.
The substantial range of medicinal mushroom species from which different bioactive compounds can be derived suggested that the humble mushroom could be a source of novel anti-cancer agents.
This monograph is a comprehensive overview of this subject from the technology of cultivation, extraction and chemistry of medicinal mushroom bioactive compounds to the clinical evidence that suggests an important therapeutic role in cancer, and other major diseases.
sci.cancerresearchuk.org /labs/med_mush/med_mush.html   (393 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK: Working with Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cancer Research UK works to make sure that cancer stays at the top of the health agenda.
For example, we are currently pushing for all workplaces and enclosed public places in the UK to go smoke-free, to protect non-smokers and encourage smokers to quit.
Cancer Research UK strives to keep cancer at the top of the political agenda.
www.imperial-cancer.org.uk /news/publicaffairs/future/genetics   (234 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK: the UK's leading cancer charity
Welcome to Cancer Research UK, the UK's leading charity dedicated to cancer research.
In July's podcast we celebrate the UK going smoke-free, and join Relay for Life.
Cancer Research UK is a registered charity No. 1089464.
www.cancerresearchuk.org   (193 words)

  
 Bowel Cancer(Colorectal Cancer)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
This section covers cancer of the large bowel (colon) and back passage (rectum).
CancerHelp UK is not designed to provide medical advice or professional services and is intended to be for educational use only.
The information provided through CancerHelp UK is not a substitute for professional care and should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease.
www.cancerhelp.org.uk /help?page=2786   (78 words)

  
 Cancer Research UK - Offline Shopping Misc Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Cancer Research UK Cancer Research UK is the world's largest independent organization dedicated to cancer research.
These teams are working hard to understand the causes of cancer, learning how it can be prevented and developing and testing new treatments that will dramatically improve the quality of life for people with cancer.
The Imperial Cancer Research Fund shop in Whitchurch is more than just a cheap way of buying books, bric-brac, jigsaws and the like it has become a way of life.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /offline-shopping-misc/cancer-research-uk   (366 words)

  
 How we differ from Cancer Research UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cancer Research UK, on the other hand, carries out scientific research into new drugs and treatments for cancer.
The charity's ambitious vision is to conquer cancer through world-class research.
And thanks to treatments pioneered by Cancer Research UK, many are also living longer.
www.macmillan.org.uk /aboutmacmillan/disppage.asp?id=6412   (261 words)

  
 Justgiving - The Great Forum Relay
Cancer Research UK aims to conquer cancer through world-class research.
It is the UK's leading cancer charity, with a dedicated team of 3,000 scientists and an annual scientific spend of around £213 million.
A jersey is being carried all over the UK by an intrepid team of forumites from the cycling plus forum.
www.justgiving.com /TGFR   (184 words)

  
 Lung Cancer Research ,Lung Cancer Research online
Lung Cancer at the age of 60, Deena’s family founded The Deena Ross Foundation for Lung Cancer Research.
The Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program           Lung Cancer and the Commonwealth The Commonwealth of Kentucky has long been recognized as having a disproportionately high incidence...
women's risks of breast cancer, she is frustrated by the lack of attention to lung cancer research.
www.treatment-information.com /cancer_research/lung_cancer_research.html   (348 words)

  
 Institute of Cancer Research - Patient UK
The Institute of Cancer Research was established in 1909 to investigate the causes of cancer and develop new strategies for its prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
The isolation of the breast cancer gene, BRCA2, enabling families with a history of the disease to be tested to eliminate the need for treatment for those not at risk
The Institute of Cancer Research works with all the major cancer charities in the UK and continues to be at the cutting edge of cancer diagnosis and treatment.
www.patient.co.uk /showdoc.asp?doc=26740085   (432 words)

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