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Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness-promotion group in the United Kingdom, formed in 2002 by the merger of the Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. Cancer research is the intense scientific effort to understand the development of cancer and identify potential therapies. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Cancer Research Campaign was a cancer research organization in the United Kingdom. ... The Imperial Cancer Research Fund was a cancer research organization in the United Kingdom. ...


As of 2004, the charity spends more than £190 million per year on cancer research, supporting the work of 3,000 researchers, physicians, and other medical professionals. The majority of its funds come from donations and its 650 high-street charity shops. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A charity shop (UK), thrift store (US) or op shop (Australia/NZ, from opportunity shop) is a retail establishment operated by a charitable organization for the purpose of fundraising. ...


Cancer Research UK is supported by a number of celebrities, including Timothy West, Michael Aspel and Robert Winston. Timothy West (born October 20, 1934) is a British film, stage and television actor. ... Michael Aspel (b. ... Professor Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston (born 15 July 1940) is a British scientist and politician. ...


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Cancer Research UK: Home (135 words)
Cancer Research UK supports over 500 research group leaders throughout the UK, through a variety of funding mechanisms including research institutes, clinical centres, programme and project grants.
We are committed to the research funding of both scientists and clinicians and support a number of personal award schemes.
Cancer Research UK was formed on 4th February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign (CRC) and Imperial Cancer Research Fund (ICRF).
Cancer Research UK - definition of Cancer Research UK in Encyclopedia (143 words)
Cancer Research UK is a United Kingdom based charity, established in 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.
As of 2004 the charity spends more £190 million per year on cancer research, supporting the work of 3,000 scientists, doctors and nurses.
Cancer Research UK is supported by a number of celebrities, including Timothy West, Michael Aspel and Robert Winston.
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