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Cancer Research UK

Identification number in the register: 54970512687-47
Registration date: 01/12/2009 17:10:13

The information on this entity was last modified on: 06/08/2015 11:58:27
The date of the last annual update was: 29/04/2015 10:34:56
Next update due latest on: 29/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Cancer Research UK



    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

St John Street, 407
London EC1V 4AD

(+44)020 3469 8127

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Harpal Kumar

Chief Executive

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Castledine Catherine

EU Public Affairs Manager

    Goals / remit

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading independent organisation dedicated to cancer research and the largest independent funder of cancer research in Europe.

In 2012/13, we spent over £330million (€390million) on research. Our of this came from the generosity of the public. We fund over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses and around 250 clinical trials. Our world-class researchers collaborate with cancer experts in over 50 countries, working together to fight cancer.

We are also involved in a number of international projects, such as the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC); the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC); and the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership which is investigating cancer outcomes in a number of countries.


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Data Protection Regulation, alcohol resolution, EFSI, Horizon 2020, tobacco control

data protection regulation: digital campaign including twitter feed (collaborative), meeting programme, occasional events in Parliament, press

Other: meeting programme, participating in events




expert group on cancer (via EPHA)

MEPs against cancer


Cancer Research UK works with politicians and policy-makers to make sure that cancer stays at the top of the health agenda. We ensure that the views of patients, researchers and health professionals are heard at all levels of government.

As well as working in Europe, our scientists and researchers advise all three national Parliaments in Westminster, Scotland and Wales on health and scientific policy and charity regulation.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 1  



occasional involvement by other staff

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Catherine CASTLEDINE 08/08/2015 06/08/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Consumer Affairs
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology

    Membership and affiliation


European Public Health Alliance
Smoke Free Partnership


We are member of a number of associations including the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), the Smoke Free Partnership (SFP) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).

    Financial data

04/2013  -  02/2014

< 9,999 €

634,750,000 €


No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

0 €

0 €

634,750,000 €

634,750,000 €

0 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.