Your support has helped our researchers make life saving discoveries about cancer. Whether its finding a new treatment or developing a new understanding of cancer occurs research is helping to save millions of lives every day. The research we support looks at some of those cancers which affect our region the most, including head and neck cancers, skin cancer, lung and bladder cancers.
Cancer is one of the biggest killers in our region. With your help we are beating cancer one research project at a time.
More than 10,000 people across the UK are diagnosed with bladder cancer every year. Research is helping develop more effective treatments for patients.
Pioneering research is looking at the effects of a drug treatment for skin cancer and how by using a combination of therapies it can improve patient survival rates.
Our researchers have collaborated with a high street retailer to bring effective sun protection to the public – helping stall the rise of a deadly form of skin cancer.