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We are supporting World Cancer Day at UCLH

UCLH is a world leading cancer and research centre, and provides a comprehensive service to diagnose and treat many different types of cancer. Here’s how we are supporting developments in cancer at UCLH.

Providing the best possible cancer care 

UCLH is a world leading clinical and research facility for cancer and is at the forefront of developing new techniques to diagnose and treat cancer. It is the specialist centre for many types of cancer and treats patients from both our local area and across the country.

UCLH is one of two NHS centres bringing the World’s most advanced form of radiotherapy, proton beam therapy, to the UK. It is also part of the National Cancer Vanguard which aims to develop new, improved models of cancer care that can be replicated elsewhere. You can read about developments on the cancer blog.

To support UCLH’s cancer strategy, we provide one-off grants to kick-start major developments. We also look after funds to ensure that the cancer service runs smoothly and is equipped to provide the best possible care for patients. Below are some of our key funds that support cancer facilities:

Image shows an architect prototype of the new facility.
Image shows an architect prototype of the new facility.

The Cancer and Surgery Centre

In 2020, UCLH will bring the World’s most advanced form of radiotherapy, proton beam therapy, to the UK. Above the facility will be the cancer and surgery centre which will house the blood disorders treatment centre, which, with over 80 individual rooms, will be the largest of its kind in Europe.

Read more, fundraise or donate to the facility here.

The Cancer Fund and Cancer Centre

The UCH Cancer Fund supports enhanced services for haematology (blood disorders), oncology and red cell patients who are receiving treatment at the cancer centre.

Activities involve providing additional medical equipment, funding staff education and courses and medical research and funding the support and information service at the cancer centre which means that patients can access a wide range of help and advice – from welfare and benefits, to complementary therapy, emotional and psychological support.

Read more, fundraise or donate to the fund here.

Haematology Cancer Care

Haematology Cancer Care supports the Haematology Unit at UCLH. The fund supports complementary therapy, specialist education for haematology staff, provides medical equipment for the unit and supports medical research.

Read more, fundraise or donate to the fund here.