Lauren was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia at the age of 9. Thanks to research, now 9 out of 10 children survive the disease and Lauren, now 19 is looking forward to her future.
Our research in Cardiff
Last year we spent nearly £4 million in Wales on some of the UK’s leading scientific and clinical research. We work in partnership with Cardiff University, Cardiff and Vale Health Board and Velindre NHS Trust, focusing particularly on bowel, breast, urological and prostate cancers, as well as leukaemia.
Research news & events in Cardiff
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‘‘Now I have a future’’
“It’s a fabulous privilege to be a scientist”
Professor Duncan Baird is a researcher at Cardiff University. His research helps us understand how instability in our DNA leads to cancer.
Detecting bowel cancer earlier in the CONSCOP trial
Our Welsh trials team work with government and the NHS to spot bowel cancer earlier. Dr Chris Hurt says “If we detect early bowel cancer we could see fewer patients dying"
Help us beat cancer sooner
We receive no government funding for our research. Our life-saving work relies on the money you give us.
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.
Last year in Cardiff
we funded 4 PhD students and 2 New Investigators
we supported 20 clinical trials
we spent nearly £4 million on research