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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.

Walk for Yorkshire this May

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

We are challenging individuals and teams in the region to come together and walk 31,000 miles throughout the month of May to raise vital funds for life-saving research.

Every step and every penny counts.

Join We Walk For Yorkshire
A group of people wearing We Walk For Yorkshire Tshirts are walking
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.

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

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