Membership

Anthony Nolan Anthony Nolan
Anthony Nolan saves and improves the lives of people with blood cancers and blood disorders in need of a potentially curative stem cell transplant. We provide patients with matching donors from our stem cell donor register and facilitate their transplants, support them and their families throughout their transplant journey, and advocate on their behalf.
Barrett's Oesophagus Campaign Barrett's Oesophagus Campaign
The Barrett's Oesophagus Campaign, founded in 1999 to secure the long term future of the UK National Barrett's Oesophagus Registry (UKBOR), now incorporates the McCord Fund, and is the only national charity dedicated to the prevention of cancer from Barrett's Oesophagus and the support of people living with the condition.
Beating Bowel Cancer Beating Bowel Cancer
Beating Bowel Cancer is a leading UK charity for bowel cancer patients, working to raise awareness of symptoms, promote early diagnosis and encourage open access to treatment choice for those affected by bowel cancer.
Bloodwise Bloodwise
Bloodwise, the new name for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, have been working to beat blood cancer since 1960. We are the UK’s largest charity dedicated to beating blood cancer. Our vision is to stop people from dying, to improve patients’ quality of life, and to search for ways to prevent people getting blood cancer in the first place.
Bowel Cancer UK Bowel Cancer UK
Bowel Cancer UK is the UK’s leading bowel cancer research charity. We are determined to save lives and improve the quality of life for all those affected by bowel cancer. We do this by: (1) Enabling and supporting research bringing together the leading bowel cancer scientists and clinicians to identify gaps in current research, which if addressed, could save thousands of lives (2) Educating patients, public and professionals about the disease by providing expert information and training (3) Campaigning for early diagnosis and best treatment and care for all across the UK
Brain Tumour Research Brain Tumour Research
Brain Tumour Research is a group of UK Brain Tumour Charities working together with patients, carers, professionals, families and friends, to raise public awareness and increase funding.
Brain Tumour Support Brain Tumour Support
Brain Tumour Support runs support groups that allow people to meet others and receive support from people who understand their journey. It also raises money to work alongside other healthcare professionals in hospitals to support patients and their families and raises awareness, locally, nationally and at government level to lobby for more research to be made into medical advances in this area. Hammer Out funds research projects as appropriate that focus on improved treatments for those with a brain tumour.
brainstrust brainstrust
brainstrust is dedicated to improving clinical care for anyone with brain cancer and to providing co-ordinated support in their search for treatment. We provide support at the point of diagnosis, by updating treatment, improving care and, ultimately, saving lives.
Breast Cancer Care Breast Cancer Care
Breast Cancer Care is the UK's leading provider of information, practical assistance and emotional support for anyone affected by breast cancer. Every year we reach over 1,000,000 people with breast cancer or health concerns. All our services are free.
Breast Cancer Now Breast Cancer Now
Breast Cancer Now, formed from the merger of Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Campaign, are the UK's leading breast cancer research charity. Breast Cancer Now aim to bring together the brightest minds to discover how to prevent breast cancer, how to detect it earlier and how to treat it effectively at every stage. They are also finding ways to stop secondary breast cancer.
British Lung Foundation British Lung Foundation
One person in five in the UK is affected by lung disease. We offer hope and support at every step, so that no one has to face it alone. We campaign for positive change in the nation’s lung health. We fund vital research into new treatments and cures. We are the UK’s lung charity. Leading the fight against lung disease.
Cancer Black Care Cancer Black Care
Cancer Black Care is the UK's leading cancer support service for the black and minority ethnic (BME) community.
Cancer of Unknown Primary Foundation - Jo's Friends Cancer of Unknown Primary Foundation - Jo's Friends
Through information and support, research and awareness, we work to ‘make the unknown known’ and improve patient care.
Cancer Research UK Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK is the world’s largest cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. We fund research into all aspects of cancer and all cancer types through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses. We receive no funding from the Government for our research and rely on the generosity of the public. Our ambition is to accelerate progress so that three in four people survive their cancer for 10 years or more by 2034.
Chai Cancer Care Chai Cancer Care
Chai Cancer Care is the Jewish Community’s Cancer Support organisation providing complementary therapies, counselling, advisory and advocacy services, and a range of activities.
CHILDREN with CANCER CHILDREN with CANCER
CHILDREN with CANCER (formerly CHILDREN with LEUKAEMIA) is the leading national charity dedicated to the fight against childhood leukaemia and other childhood cancers. Our aim is to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with leukaemia and other childhood cancers. The charity funds life-saving research into the causes, prevention and treatment of childhood leukaemia and other childhood cancers, and works to protect young lives through essential welfare and campaigning programmes.
CLIC Sargent CLIC Sargent
Formed in January 2005 through the merger of CLIC and Sargent Cancer Care, CLIC Sargent is the UK’s fourth largest cancer charity, and the authoritative campaigning voice on cancer care in children and young people.
CML Support CML Support
CML Support is the UK’s only registered organization dedicated solely to the provision of support for chronic myeloid leukaemia patients. Peer activity is principally facilitated online with interaction on a global basis involving a focus on the provision of contemporaneous information about research developments, basic education materials and assistance in mediating patients experiences. Advocacy tends to be UK and HTA oriented although the group participates, via coalitions, in wider engagement on relevant policy issues.
CoppaFeel! CoppaFeel!
CoppaFeel! is a breast cancer awareness charity that educates young women on the importance of checking their boobs regularly and knowing the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Our mission is to stamp out late detection and misdiagnosis of breast cancer by ensuring that people know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, know what their boobs look and feel like normally, check their boobs regularly throughout their lifetime and have the confidence to seek medical referral when they detect abnormalities.
Dimbleby Cancer Care Dimbleby Cancer Care
Dimbleby Cancer Care was established following the death of eminent broadcaster Richard Dimbleby in 1965. The charity has a long established relationship at Guy’s and St Thomas’ in London, working in partnership with the NHS. The Dimbleby Cancer Care Information and Support Services offer practical and psychological support as well as complementary therapies to patients and their carers. On a national level the Dimbleby Cancer Care Research Fund awards up to £300k per year in essential seed-corn funding to research projects looking at all aspects of cancer care.
Guy Francis Bone Cancer Research Fund Guy Francis Bone Cancer Research Fund
Founded by teenage Osteosarcoma patient Guy Francis shortly before his death in 2002, the Fund asks Why? primary bone cancer is Britain’s Number 1 Teenage Cancer. The Fund raises money for vital research into Osteosarcoma and Ewing's Sarcoma; promotes awareness and education, particularly through its S.I.G.N.S™ Patient Checklist Initiative; advocates a "Patient Voice"; and also campaigns for patients' rights including important welfare reform for young people undergoing long-term treatment programmes which may result in permanent physical disability.
Independent Cancer Patients' Voice Independent Cancer Patients' Voice
The ICPV's aim is to improve existing treatments for every cancer patient and develop new treatments by bringing the patients’ voice into clinical research. They do this by: 1.educating, supporting and mentoring patients so that they can have an equal voice with clinicians and researchers and 2.bringing the patients’ voice to clinicians and researchers – i.e. by being patient advocates in clinical research so that this research takes into account the patients’ (and carers, relatives etc.) viewpoint to improve outcomes (cancer mortality, morbidity, quality of life) for all people affected by cancer. ICPV are informed and committed patient advocates and we can play an increasingly effective role in educating both potential patients and professional staff as to the benefits of clinical trials and research. ICPV believe that clinical research and practice is improved by patients being partners with clinicians and healthcare professionals, rather than passive recipients of healthcare.
James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer
The James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer seeks to help reduce the harm caused by kidney cancer by increasing knowledge and awareness, providing patient information and by supporting research into the causes, prevention and treatment of the disease.
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust
Jo’s Trust primary activity is providing online cervical cancer information and counselling, with the aim of making a difference to the lives of women and their families affected by pre-cancer and cancer of the cervix.
Kidney Cancer UK Kidney Cancer UK
KCUK aims to provide UK kidney cancer patients and their carers with improved access to reliable information about kidney cancer and its treatment, and to establish a network of individuals and groups to offer mutual support.
Leukaemia CARE Leukaemia CARE
Leukaemia CARE exists to provide vital care and support to all those whose lives are affected by leukaemia, lymphoma and the allied blood disorders. Our work extends to the welfare of families and carers, as well as that of patients themselves.
Lymphoedema Support Network Lymphoedema Support Network
The Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN) takes the lead role in educating and supporting other patients with this condition by providing a high standard of information and promoting self-help.
Lymphoma Association Lymphoma Association
The Lymphoma Association provides emotional support and information on a range of issues to anyone with lymphatic cancer and to their families, carers and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Support Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan campaigns for better care and support for everyone affected by cancer across the UK by acting as a source of support and a driver for change - working in partnership with people affected by cancer.
Maggie's Centres Maggie's Centres
The aim of Maggie's Centres is to help people with cancer to be as healthy in mind and body as possible and enable them to make their own contribution to their medical treatment and recovery.
Marie Curie Cancer Care Marie Curie Cancer Care
Marie Curie Cancer Care provides free care to around 25,000 cancer patients each year. The Marie Curie Nursing Service provides high-quality nursing care, giving terminally ill people the choice to die at home. Marie Curie also has 10 hospices which promote quality of life for patients and give support for their carers. Marie Curie’s Research Institute investigates the causes of cancer.
Mouth Cancer Foundation Mouth Cancer Foundation
The Mouth Cancer Foundation's objective is the relief of sickness and the promotion and protection of good health among those suffering or at risk of mouth, throat and other head & neck cancer by the collation and dissemination of relevant information among the public generally and by the provision of support to patients, carers and health professionals.
Myeloma UK Myeloma UK
Myeloma UK informs and supports people affected by myeloma, and helps improve treatment and standards of care through research and education.
Myrovlytis Trust Myrovlytis Trust
The Myrovlytis Trust promotes research into rare genetic disorders, and advances education of the public in medical and molecular genetics. Founded in late 2007, the Trust is focusing initially on Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome, an inherited monogenetic condition that leads to skin lesions, pneumothorax and an increased risk of renal cancer. Their activities so far have included: funding more than £3m worth of research in labs around the world; helping to organise and fund the first two International BHD Symposia; supporting the European BHD Consortium; creating and maintaining www.BHDSyndrome.org and providing travel grants.
NET Patient Foundation NET Patient Foundation
The NPF support patients and families affected by Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs). NETs are relatively uncommon, usually slow growing cancers often found in the cells of the stomach (gastro), intestines (entero) and the pancreas (pancreatic). NPF provide their supporters with up-to-date information on neuroendocrine cancers and produce educational tools to support all sectors of the healthcare community including GPs, general nurses and specialist nurses.
Orchid Fighting Male Cancer Orchid Fighting Male Cancer
Founded in 1996, Orchid is the only charity focused exclusively on male specific cancers, through its support of research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the testis, prostate and penis, and its promotion of awareness about these still poorly understood diseases.
Ovacome Ovacome
Ovacome is a UK-wide support network providing information and support for everyone affected by ovarian cancer.
Ovarian Cancer Action Ovarian Cancer Action
Ovarian Cancer Action is the UK’s ovarian cancer research charity and its mission is to fund research that saves lives. From funding scientists on the front line, to mobilising millions of people across the UK to take action – Ovarian Cancer Action is driven by a vision of a world without ovarian cancer and a belief that it can create a better future.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Pancreatic Cancer Action
Pancreatic Cancer Action is a leading UK charity dedicated to ‘changing the numbers’ for pancreatic cancer. Survival rates for pancreatic cancer have not changed in over forty years. With a strong focus on early diagnosis and advocacy, we work to raise awareness of the symptoms and risks of the disease to both the public and medical communities. This, along with our educational and training programmes for medical professionals, is to ensure that more people are diagnosed in time for surgery – currently the only potential we have for a cure.
Pancreatic Cancer UK Pancreatic Cancer UK
Pancreatic Cancer UK is a national voluntary organisation committed to ensuring increased pancreatic cancer research and improvements in diagnosis, treatment, support and information for pancreatic cancer patients and their families.
Pelican Cancer Foundation Pelican Cancer Foundation
Pelican Cancer Foundation is all about saving and improving cancer patients’ lives. Pelican is dedicated to curing bowel, liver, bladder and prostate cancers by advancing detection and treatment. Pelican shares life-saving and life-enhancing knowledge and skills with surgeons and cancer teams, by developing and running training courses on the latest procedures and best practice. Pelican also leads vital clinical research aimed at extending and improving patients’ lives today.
Prostate Cancer UK Prostate Cancer UK
Prostate Cancer UK fights to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life. We support men and provide vital information and services. We find answers by funding research into causes and treatments. And we lead change, raising the profile of the disease and improving care. We believe that men deserve better.
Rarer Cancers Foundation Rarer Cancers Foundation
Rarer Cancers Foundation (RCF) is a UK charity that offers general advice and information about rare and less common cancers, facilitates supportive networking between patients and carers, and works to improve services for people with rarer cancers.
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation works towards defeating lung cancer through research, campaigning and education. It provides practical and emotional support for patients and all those affected by lung cancer and smoking.
Sarcoma UK Sarcoma UK
Sarcoma UK is the only national charity covering the whole spectrum of sarcomas - musculo-skeletal soft tissue, bone and intestinal. It offers support and information to patients and their families, is developing a research programme and is working to raise awareness of these rare and varied cancers.
Sue Ryder Care Sue Ryder Care
Sue Ryder is the second largest voluntary provider of specialist palliative care in the UK and the largest provider of long term neurological care. The charity is dedicated to enabling people to get the best from life, providing expertise where they need it, maximising and supporting their choices and independence.
Tackle Prostate Cancer Tackle Prostate Cancer
The aims of Tackle Prostate Cancer are to assist and strengthen activities of member organisations in support of people affected by prostate cancer; act as a focus for, and to express the views of, patient-led support groups; and encouraging and supporting the formation and development of new local prostate cancer support organisations throughout the United Kingdom. The sole objective of Tackle Prostate Cancer is to support its member organisations, all of which are patient-led support groups.
Target Ovarian Cancer Target Ovarian Cancer
Target Ovarian Cancer is dedicated to achieving a long and good life for every woman with ovarian cancer. Their aim is to beat ovarian cancer by: promoting best practice in diagnosis, treatment and care; raising money to secure funds to support high quality, strategically important research; responding to what women with ovarian cancer want and need and working with them to bring about change; and complementing the efforts of others in the field through collaboration.
Teenage Cancer Trust Teenage Cancer Trust
The charity focuses on the needs of teenagers and young adults with cancer, leukaemia, Hodgkin's and related diseases. It provides specialist teenage units in NHS hospitals and a range of other direct services and education.
Tenovus Tenovus
Tenovus is a charitable organisation committed to the control of cancer through quality research, prevention/education, counselling and patient care.
The Brain Tumour Charity The Brain Tumour Charity
The Brain Tumour Charity is the UK’s largest dedicated brain tumour charity. The charity is the result of the merger of The Brain Tumour Charity (formerly Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust), Brain Tumour UK and The Joseph Foote Trust. The Brain Tumour Charity funds scientific and clinical research into brain tumours and provides support and information to those affected, while raising awareness and influencing policy. Its aim is to improve understanding, diagnosis and treatment of brain tumours.
The Eve Appeal The Eve Appeal
The Eve Appeal was set up to save women's lives by funding groundbreaking research into gynaecological cancers. Its current focus is to develop effective methods of prediction, detection, treatment and care of ovarian cancer.Publicly launched in 2005 with a target of raising £5 million in five years, The Eve Appeal is on course to achieve this target. The world-leading research that is funded by The Eve Appeal aims to identify techniques that could halve deaths from ovarian cancer.
The Haven The Haven
The Haven’s mission is to help people across the country deal with the experience of the disease. Set up in 2000, The Haven is the only charity providing one-to-one support and a wide range of therapies, free of charge, to help people affected by breast cancer cope with the emotional and physical effects during and after treatment. Specialist nurses and experts in nutrition, exercise and emotional support provide tailor-made programmes for each Visitor, working in partnership with the NHS. We currently have three Havens in London, Leeds and Hereford.
The HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation The HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation
The HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation was founded in the UK in 2013 after extending it's operations from the US. It is the only UK charity dedicated to empowering anal cancer patients and accelerating prevention and research methods that eliminate anal cancer and the virus that causes the majority of cases, HPV.
The Joshua Tree The Joshua Tree
The Joshua Tree charity was set up in 2007, aiming to build a holiday home and support centre for children with cancer, leukaemia and other immune suppressing illnesses. A provisional support centre was opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, David Briggs, on 15th November 2013. The centre is the hub for the Child and Family Support Service and will provide a uniquely tailored service to children with cancer and leukaemia for clearly identified needs, whilst the charity continues to fundraise for the big build.
World Cancer Research Fund World Cancer Research Fund
WCRF UK is dedicated to saving lives by funding cancer research and providing education programmes that expand our understanding of the importance of our food and lifestyle choices in the cancer process.

It is supported by 9 companies:

  • Amgen
  • Bayer
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Lilly
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer
  • Roche
  • Shire