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Cancer Research UK Overview

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London, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1982
Non-profit Organisation
Health Fundraising Organisations
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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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 ... Read more

Mission: We want survival in the UK to be among the best in the world. We’re focusing our efforts in four key areas – working to help prevent cancer, diagnose it earlier, develop new treatments and optimise current treatments by personalising them and making them even ... Read more

Cancer Research UK Reviews

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Cancer Research UK CEO Harpal Kumar
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    Pros

    Fantastic culture in the teams I have worked in
    Wonderful cause and feel like I’m making a difference
    Brilliant people
    Great opportunities to develop
    Strong strategy to impact on the ultimate cause of beating cancer sooner

    Cons

    Some bureaucracy in some areas of the business cause barriers
    Red tape often prevents things from getting done quickly
    Culture of not holding people to account at times

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your people and remain focussed on Brave, Sharp, United

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Cancer Research UK Photos

Cancer Research UK photo of: Runners at Race for Life
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Cancer Research UK Interviews

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    Applied in November
    Interviewed end of January
    Online competency questions and application form
    Telephone Interview with two employees
    Next stage would have been face to face interviews in their offices

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Cancer Research UK Awards & Accolades

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

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