Cancer Research UK Ambassador and womb cancer survivor Jean Gallagher regularly lobbies her Bingley MP Phillip Davies on cancer issues, and recently also met with Ed Milliband in Westminster.
Our research in Leeds
We spend nearly £6million every year in Leeds, enabling the smartest minds to work together on improving outcomes for cancer patients, not just in Yorkshire, but all over the world. Our partnership with the University of Leeds and the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust means researchers can work faster and smarter to beat cancer, sooner.
Research news & events in Leeds
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Lobbying for change
New Centre Lead appointed
We're delighted that Prof Alan Melcher is the new Centre Lead. He's a highly regarded specialist in immunology and will continue the excellent leadership of his predecessor, Prof Tim Bishop.
Improving outcomes for children
Prof Sue Burchill has received Cancer Research UK funding for her promising neuroblastoma research. Her team are developing a new test to detect the most aggressive form of the cancer.
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.
Leeds facts in 2013
we funded 4 PhD students and 9 New Investigators
we supported 10 clinical trials
we spent nearly £6 million on research