UK Cancer Research Centres

The table below lists the main centres of cancer research in the UK and a leading clinical researcher at that centre who is willing to be contacted by anyone interested in getting involved in research. Where a centre publishes contact information for the individual in question, this is linked directly to from their name. If there is no direct contact link for the individual, please contact the centre to obtain their details.

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UK Cancer CentreName of CentreContact Name
GlasgowCancer Research UK Glasgow CentreProfessor Anthony Chalmers

Centre for Cancer Research & Cell Biology

Professor Joe O'Sullivan / Dr Gerry Hanna
CambridgeCancer Research UK Cambridge InstituteDr Raj Jena / Dr Charlotte Coles
Royal Marsden/

Institute of Cancer Research

Royal Marsden

Institute of Cancer Research

Professor Kevin Harrington / Professor Robert Huddart

Leeds Institute of Cancer & Pathology

Professor David Sebag-Montefiore / Professor Susan Short

Manchester Cancer Research Centre

Dr Ananya Choudhury
OxfordOxford University, Dept of OncologyProfessor Tim Maughan / Professor Geoffrey Higgins
WalesWales Cancer Research CentreProfessor John Staffurth 
UCHUCL Cancer InstituteProfessor Ricky Sharma / Professor Gary Royle/ Professor Dave Hawkes