Involvement in our work, with people affected by cancer
Many of you are passionate about the work you do with us and want to share your story. You've also helped us with lots of projects in our charity that has had a positive impact on our work. Here, we find out what motivated you, what you've done to support us and how you found your experience of getting involved with Cancer Research UK.
Yo supports our work as one of Cancer Research UK's (CRUK's) content reviewers for our health information webpages. She uses her marketing and communications skills, as well as her experience of cancer, to help improve our patient information.
This year marks 5 years since our network was established in its current form. It’s been an amazing 5 years, and we’re so proud of all the work we’ve done together. It’s fantastic to look back at what the involvement network has achieved over the last 5 years, and to think what we can achieve together in the next 5.
Meet our Online Cancer Insights Panel
Meet some of our amazing Online Cancer Insights Panel members. From an Egyptologist to a retired civil engineer, they have each been affected by cancer in some way. Here, they tell us how they've found their time on the panel.
Find out why music loving Scot Graeme joined the Cancer Insights Panel and what difference he thinks it's making to him and our work.
Arshiya tell us why being involved in our work as a Cancer Insights Panel member helps her feel like she's continuing to fight back against cancer in her mom's name.
"My intention in joining CRUK is to serve people who are in any way affected by cancer.” Find out how Kuheli gets involved to make a difference.
Find out how former firefighter Ally shares his experiences of cancer to help us save lives.
Testing our style guide with the people using our content
The way we communicate as a charity is hugely important, especially about topics like death and dying, cancer symptoms and curing cancer. Find out how we used insight from people affected by cancer to help shape the language we use.
Denise was diagnosed at Christmas in 2015. Now she raises awareness of cancer and its impact as a media volunteer to help us raise funds for our research.
David reviews our draft web pages on the causes of cancer to help make sure they are clear and useful for those that need them.