Cancer Research UK
III - Non-governmental organisations
Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar
St John Street, 407
London EC1V 4AD
(+44) 020 3469 8127
Mr Harpal Kumar
Ms Castledine Catherine
EU Public Affairs Manager
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.
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.
occasional involvement by other staff
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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).
04/2013 - 02/2014
< 9,999 €
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.