Cancer Research UK
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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2002
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading independent charity dedicated to cancer research. We carry out scientific research to help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. We have discovered new ways to beat cancer that together have saved hundreds of thousands of lives across the world.

More than one in three of us will get cancer at some point in our lives. Our groundbreaking work, funded almost entirely by the general public, will ensure that millions more people survive.

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Employees are “Satisfied”   39 ratings


90% Approve of the CEO   18 ratings

Cancer Research UK CEO Harpal Kumar

Harpal Kumar


Nice work environment, must mention the fabulous core facility service, second to none in the whole European labs.

  Current PhD Student in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

Pros: People are here to ask big scientific questions and therefore take really challenging projects. Plenty of opportunities to present your work and get feedback from colleagues and PI from different backgrounds. Really enjoy working here. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Dumfries, Scotland (UK) Aug 2011 – Reviewed Jun 2, 2014

Interview Details – I was a volunteer initially and saw the vacancy in the internal vacancies list. I applied and heard nothing for almost 2 months, before being called for interview. I got the impression at the time that they just wanted someone to keep the doors open during Christmas and I had the ability to do…Full Interview

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012

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