North West Cancer Research

North West Cancer Research is an independent charity dedicated to putting their region’s cancer needs first, funding life-saving research to tackle the cause, improve the care and find the cure for cancer. They fight the types of cancer that affect people living across North West England and North Wales.

As the only independent charity dedicated to tackling cancer across the North West and North Wales, their goal is simple: to put their region’s cancer needs first. From leading life-saving research projects to bringing better and kinder treatments to those who need it most, the people living in the region are at the heart of everything they do.

Twitter: @northwestcancer

Primary research areas


Additional research areas

Generic health relevance

Grant types

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