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Our aim is for more people to survive cancer each year

Yorkshire is one of the regions hardest hit by cancer. Together we can change this. Yorkshire Cancer Research is a charity dedicated to funding research so that you and those you love live longer, healthier lives.

Help create a better future for people with cancer

Every year 31,000 people in Yorkshire are diagnosed with cancer.

By volunteering your time and skills with Yorkshire Cancer Research, you will help fund life-saving research and pioneering new services for people with cancer.  

Together we can change Yorkshire’s cancer story, for good.

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Two participants in a boxercise class

Our new short film, ‘Exercise and Cancer’, features interviews with patients and experts, highlighting the first-hand impact of exercise for people with cancer and presenting the evidence behind its link to cancer survival.

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The Yorkshire Cancer Research Centre

The Yorkshire Cancer Research Centre is home to a boutique-style charity shop and stylish new cafe. Every purchase you make helps fund life-saving research that saves lives in Yorkshire.

The centre is also home to Active Together in Harrogate, a pioneering fitness, nutrition and wellbeing programme for people with cancer.

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Tastefully arranged shelving at the Yorkshire Cancer Research shop in Hornbeam Park, Harrogate.

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