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Profile of registrant

Cancer Research UK

Identification number in the register: 54970512687-47
Registration date: 01/12/09 17:10:13

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/11/14 13:50:31
The date of the last annual update was 19/11/14 13:50:31

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Cancer Research UK
Acronym: CRUK
Legal status: NGO
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Harpal Kumar
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Castledine Catherine
Position: EU Public Affairs Manager

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 407 St John Street 
London EC1V 4AD
Telephone number: (+44) 020 3469 8127
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 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.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

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.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology


Total number of members that are natural persons: 3,845
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

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

Financial year: 04/2013 - 02/2014
Total budget: 634,750,000
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 634,750,000
- donations: 634,750,000
- contributions from members: 0
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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