Record Details

NGOCancer Research UK (formerly Imperial Cancer Research Fund and Cancer Research Campaign)
AddressCancer Research UK, PO Box 123, Lincoln?s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PX
Telephone020 72420200
Background InformationCancer Research UK is the world's leading cancer research charity (no. 1089464). Amongst its other research activities, Cancer Research funded the groundbreaking work of Sir Richard Doll on the link between smoking and lung cancer. Cancer Research UK was formed from a merger of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, and the Cancer Research Campaign. Sources:;
Year Created2002
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesCancer Research Campaign (1923-2002) (originally named the British Empire Cancer Campaign, it adopted the name British Empire Cancer Campaign for Research in 1963, and the Cancer Research Campaign in 1970); Imperial Cancer Research Fund
Related OrganisationsCancer Campaigning Group;
KeywordsIll-Health, medicine, counselling and rehabilitation; Science and scientific research.
Last Edited ByRC at 23/10/2007 14:08:01