Cancer Research UK

Public Sector & Charity
About Cancer Research UK

At Cancer Research UK, we exist to beat cancer.

As the world’s leading cancer research charity, we are at the forefront of the global fight against cancer, bringing together millions of people who share our determination to beat it.

We are beating cancer every day. But we need to go much further and much faster. And research offers hope – with new ideas, tools, and technologies to unravel cancer’s complexity that were unimaginable just a few years ago.

Beating cancer means beating it for everyone. Our vision is to create a charity where everyone can feel like they belong, benefits from and participates in, the work we do.

We must also become a truly sustainable organisation environmentally, financially and operationally if we are to achieve our mission.

Whether you’re a graduate, undergraduate, school leaver or looking for a career change, we have programmes that will enable you to develop your skills at one of the UK’s leading charities.

Our early careers programmes are unique in that there are no previous experience or qualifications required. This is because we are committed to breaking down barriers and creating an inclusive and diverse workforce, which we believe will help us beat cancer sooner.

Together we will beat cancer.

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