Yorkshire Cancer Research

Yorkshire Cancer Research

Charity information

Yorkshire Cancer Research

Yorkshire Cancer Research helps people in and around Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer.

We are the only charity dedicated to addressing specific cancer problems in Yorkshire, by funding research projects right here in our region.

We work to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in Yorkshire so that you, your family and friends will have the very best chance of living a long and healthy life with, without and beyond cancer.

Founded 1925

  • Mission statement

    We help people in and around Yorkshire to avoid, survive and cope with cancer.

  • Aims

    Yorkshire Cancer Research aims to:

    • Be a leading authority on cancer in Yorkshire, understanding the problems and priorities in the regions
    • Raise awareness of cancer and how to prevent it by working in local communities
    • Promote screening programmes and fund research to help detect and treat cancer at the earliest opportunity
    • Invest in innovative research projects at every stage of the cancer patient's journey, from diagnosis to end of life care
    • Campaign for fair and equal access to the very best treatment and care
  • Overview

    Established: May 1925

    Registered Charity Number: 516898

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 30

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 350

    Phone number: 01423 501269

    Address: 7 Grove Park Court, Jacob Smith House, Harrogate HG1 4DP

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