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CRUK funds research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer to save lives.

They support research into all types of cancer, from understanding the biology and causes of cancer to investigating how to prevent, diagnose and treat the disease.

Over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses are funded by CRUK.

Their pioneering work has been at the heart of the progress that has already seen survival rates in the UK double in the last forty years.

Twitter: @CR_UK

Primary research areas


Grant types

Clinical trial,  Equipment,  Fellowship,  Infrastructure,  Lectureship,  Travel and meetings,  Postgraduate studentship, Programme (typically >4 years),  Project (typically <4 years),  Senior personal support,  Unit