About Stand Up To Cancer

About

Stand Up To Cancer

Brought to you by Cancer Research UK and Channel 4, Stand Up to Cancer is an annual fundraising campaign that brings the UK together to speed up progress in life-saving cancer research. Stand Up To Cancer funds research, which takes developments in the labs and accelerates them into brand new tests and treatments for cancer patients who need them.

THE RESEARCH YOU FUND WILL HELP US SEE 3 IN 4 PEOPLE IN THE UK SURVIVE THEIR CANCER BY 2034

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SURVIVED IN THE 1970S
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SURVIVE THEIR CANCER TODAY
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WILL SURVIVE BY 2034

SEE THE RESEARCH

YOU FUND

SEE THE RESEARCH YOU FUND

From transforming radiotherapy into a precise, anti-cancer weapon, to developing new ways to stop cancer cells from spreading around the body, we are supporting 35 clinical trials and research projects that will help us bring new treatments and technology to people with cancer – ultimately saving more lives. 

A cluster of breast cancer cells viewed under a microscope

Freezing Cancer Cells In Their Place

Giving An Upgrade To Radiotherapy

Giving An Upgrade To Radiotherapy

Beating Cancer with Bubbles

Beating Cancer With Bubbles

Groundbreaking Research

That Saves Lives

Groundbreaking Research That Saves Lives

The only way to get the newest treatments approved for use is to carefully test them in clinical trials – and this is only made possible thanks to people with cancer signing up to take part in these trials. 

Oliver, father-of-one, was diagnosed with mouth cancer in 2009, aged 53, after spotting a lump in his neck under his jaw. Oliver had a tonsillectomy followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and then took part in a Cancer Research UK clinical trial using targeted radiotherapy.

“There are tremendous opportunities in research to combat cancer at the moment. There are amazing advances in knowledge about DNA and genomes and more research is needed to make the most of this with all these trials and projects. It’s an exciting time - we need the investment and the funds now."

 

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