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What is cancer research?

Cancer Research UK scientistsCancer Research UK is one of the few independent organisations in the world with the ability to transform pioneering research into treatments for cancer patients. But what exactly is cancer research? What are the steps involved in taking it from ‘bench to beside’? And what is the difference between different types of research?

You can find the answers to these questions here and learn about the research that we support.

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Updated: 25 September 2009