Professor Paul Workman and his team are pioneers in discovering and testing new cancer drugs, bringing forward future cures.
Our research on cancer drugs
Cancer Research UK’s scientists, doctors and nurses have contributed to many of the world’s top cancer drugs. Our work spans the whole pathway of drug discovery and development, from the earliest lab studies to large-scale clinical trials, helping many thousands of people to beat cancer.
Help us develop new cancer drugs
We receive no government funding for our research. Our life-saving work relies on the money you give us.
“Like solving a multi-dimensional Rubik's Cube”
Our strategy to beat cancer sooner
Our vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.Our new strategy will give us the foundations we need to tackle the challenges ahead.
Find out more about cancer drugs
Read more about cancer drugs on our CancerHelp pages.