Why is raising money for cancer important?
Thanks to your donations, we fund the most promising cancer research, help provide a support system for people affected by cancer and advocate to governments for important social change.
How do donors help cancer research?
When you donate goods
You could help us fund more clinical trials. We fund clinical trials to bring new cancer treatments to patients as quickly and safely as possible. Dropping off your unwanted goods to one of our charity shops, could help more people get the treatment they need.
Why do we need cancer research?
Cancer research is crucial to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of these cancers, and ensure that survivors live longer, better quality lives. Research also helps identify the causes of cancer and is pointing the way to improved methods of diagnosis and treatment.
Why is cancer research a successful charity?
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.
Are cancer research a good charity?
As the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research, and a leading medical research organisation, it’s essential that we attract and retain the best staff so we can achieve our vision of beating cancer.
What is cancer research worth?
In the financial year 2020/2021 we funded research worth £421m. We fund research through a variety of mechanisms, from supporting infrastructure, including our world-class research institutes, to providing grants for investigator-led programmes, projects and training fellowships.
Why is clinical research so important?
Clinical research is very important as it determines the safety and effectiveness of medications and treatment regimens intended for humans. Clinical trials may be used for prevention, treatment, analysis or for relieving symptoms of a disease.
Why is cancer so important?
Cancer is the second leading cause of death among Americans. In the year 2000 alone, an estimated 552,200 Americans died of cancer. This amounts to more than 1,500 people a day. Each year, cancer costs our nation an estimated $107 billion in health care expenditures and lost productivity from illness and death.
What was the biggest breakthrough in cancer research?
Immunotherapy Named Biggest Breakthrough In Cancer Treatment.