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Medical and health charities: Research
Help fund the search for cures and treatments by Britainís top scientists by supporting one of these charities which provide hope to millions of people.

Registered charity
No. 1128354
(SDBTT) - Dennis Ralph Fund

Dennis was diagnosed on the 4th November 2006 with a Grade 4 Pineal Blastoma. Sadly after a very brave fight Dennis lost his battle on the 17th April 2007.


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Registered charity
No. 1113954
The 2Simple Trust - J.A.C.K. Foundation

This is a new initiative launched by the parents of Jack Brown and their friends and supporters to fund research that will permit UK based treatment for neuroblastoma.


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Registered charity
No. 1113954
The 2Simple Trust - Jamie Inglis Appeal

The 2Simple Trust helps parents and families to raise funds to support the treatment of children suffering from neuroblastoma. The Trust has also commenced a programme to fund leading clinical research into the causes and treatment of neuroblastoma in recognised cancer centres.


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Registered charity
No. 1113954
The 2Simple Trust - Joshua Deller Appeal

The 2Simple Trust helps parents and families to raise funds to support the treatment of children suffering from neuroblastoma. The Trust has also commenced a programme to fund leading clinical research into the causes and treatment of neuroblastoma in recognised cancer centres.


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Registered charity
No. 1114367
The AADC Research Trust

Aromatic Amino Acid Decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency is an extremely rare disease. So far, only 50 children worldwide have been identified with the disease. It has proved fatal for at least 3 of them. The AADC Research Trust is a children's charity dedicated to funding research, supporting affected families and promoting worldwide disease awareness.


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Registered charity
No. 1129698
AAIR Charity (Asthma, Allergy & inflammation Research)

We fund pioneering research into Asthma and Allergic Disease led by teams of world-renowned experts. This includes kick-start funding for research, supporting PhD students, developing education and training through worldwide contact and discussion and the purchase of necessary equipment and consumables. We are also proud to have funded the world's leading genetic research team in identifying asthma related genes.


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Registered charity
No. 229945
Above & Beyond Charities

Above & Beyond Charities supports the work of the Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI), Bristol Children?s Hospital, St. Michaels Hospital, Bristol General Hospital, Bristol Haematology & Oncology Centre, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol Dental Hospital, Bristol Homeopathic Hospital and Clevedon Hospital.

Above & Beyond Charities funds projects which touch the lives of the thousands of people cared for by University Hospitals Bristol and local community services each year.

Last year the Charity gave over £2.2 million in grants to make a real difference to healthcare in Bristol and the South West.

Please follow this link to support the 'CaRE Appeal': http://www.justgiving.com/CaREAppeal"


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Registered charity
No. 1070618
Academy Of Medical Sciences

The Academy aims to ensure advances in medical research are developed into healthcare treatments for patients as quickly as possible. This is achieved through the work of 900 elected Fellows who provide expert, independent advice on particular workstreams including biomedical science policy and careers for medical researchers. The Academy also manages the Daniel Turnberg Memorial Trust.


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Registered charity
No. 1077578
Action For Dystonia, Diagnosis, Education And Research - ADDER

ADDER is a charity based in the North East of England dedicated to helping people with dystonia, a neurological condition which involves abnormal muscle movements. Our main achievement is the correct diagnosis of over 2,000 people proving that dystonia is 2nd only to Parkinson's Disease in its prevalence (commonness).


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Registered charity
No. 1036419
Action for M.E.

M.E. devastates the lives of around 250,000 people in the UK. They live with severe pain and exhaustion and many are left housebound or bedbound. Action for M.E. helps to improve the lives of people with M.E. by providing specialist support and information whilst campaigning for research, treatments and services.


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Registered charity
No. 306289
AECC

The AECC is a charity because of its extensive work within chiropractic research, education and the provision of low-cost chiropractic treatment for the local community in which it is based. Each year over 50,000 low cost or free patient treatments are offered to the local community from the training clinic.


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Registered charity
No. SC022918
AICR

Making ground-breaking advances in research requires the best minds, the brightest scientific talent and the most able researchers on the planet. That's why AICR (Association for International Cancer Research) has one simple doctrine - to fund the best cancer research it can find, regardless of where in the world it is carried out.

AICR is the only truly international cancer charity dedicated to the worldwide scientific fight against cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 278689
Aims2cure

Aims2Cure finances research into finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. It sponsors research scientists at The Institute of Neurology and at the Institute of Cell and Molecular Science in London. In 2007 Aims2Cure established The Michele Elster Fund to help other MS sufferers by alleviating many obstacles life may present making a difference to their lives.


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Registered charity
No. 278689
Aims2cure

Aims2Cure finances research into finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. It sponsors research scientists at The Institute of Neurology and at the Institute of Cell and Molecular Science in London. In 2007 Aims2Cure established The Michele Elster Fund to help other MS sufferers by alleviating many obstacles life may present making a difference to their lives.


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Registered charity
No. 1050542
Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Aintree's Vision is to provide high- quality, patient-centred healthcare. We provide acute and elective care through a team of world-class healthcare professionals. Through donations to the charitable fund we can meet these needs, become more efficient and help more people to live longer, healthier, more fulfilled lives that they deserve.


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Registered charity
No. 1101052
The Alkaptonuria Society

The charity's objectives are to educate people in all matters relating to Alkaptonuria Disease and its causes, effects and treatments particularly through its website; to relieve the suffering of people with the disease by providing information and advice; to carry out research into the causes, effects, treatment and management of the disease and disseminate useful results.


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Registered charity
No. 1111304
Alopecia UK

Alopecia UK provides information, support and advice for for people with experience of alopecia areata, alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis. Alopecia UK also supports research into alopecia and works to raise awareness and understanding of alopecia.


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Registered charity
No. 1125467
Alpha 1 Awareness UK

Raising awareness and supporting sufferers of, and research into, Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency a genetic condition which causes lung and liver problems.


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Registered charity
No. 1077089
Alzheimer's Research Trust

The Alzheimer's Research Trust is the UK's leading charity for research into Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The charity also provides free information on dementia and the treatments available.


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Registered charity
No. 296645
Alzheimer's Society

The Alzheimer's Society is the leading UK care and research charity for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, their families and carers. To find out more about fundraising for the Society log on to www.alzheimers.org.uk/events


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Registered charity
No. 1091915
AMMF

So many people's lives are touched by cancer and the key to a cure must be out there somewhere. By raising funds, AMMF aims to support specialised research teams working to find causes, treatments and cures for gastrointestinal cancers, especially cholangiocarcinoma.


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Registered charity
No. 1124951
Amser Justin Time

The money raised by Amserjustintime will provide care and support for pancreatic cancer patients and their families in Wales, as well as funding the medical profession for investigation and research into pancreatic cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 1095931
Andrea's Gift

Andrea?s Gift raises awareness and funds to support brain tumour patients and long term research projects in Yorkshire. Its main project is to support and fund a dedicated brain cancer research laboratory and team who will develop a northern based centre of excellence, providing leading edge research into an area where too little money and focus has been invested to this point.


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Registered charity
No. 327274
The Anna Trust

The Anna Trust raises funds to finance medical research into adult Cystic Fibrosis carried out at Southampton University Hospital.


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Registered charity
No. 516208
Annette Fox Leukaemia Research Fund

The Fund supports the provision of information and research into leukaemia and other blood related disorders and is committed to providing the best possible care to patients and their relatives on Ward 7 at Bradford Royal Infirmary.


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Registered charity
No. 207711
Arthritis Research UK

We've changed... We are Arthritis Research UK - leading the fight against arthritis (formerly Arthritis Research Campaign, arc).

Arthritis Research UK is the charity leading the fight against arthritis. We're working to take the pain away for sufferers of all forms of arthritis and helping people to remain active. We'll do this by funding high class research, providing information and campaigning. Everything we do is underpinned by research.

Find out more about what we do and why we've changed at www.arthritisresearchuk.org


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Registered charity
No. 1124268
The Asda Foundation

The Asda Foundation is Asda's charitable company. The Foundation will act as a holding account for Tickled Pink so all money can be collected and given to Breast Cancer Care, registered no. 1017658 (60%) and Breast Cancer Campaign, registered no. 299758 (40%).


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Registered charity
No. 1133561
Astro Fund

It funds low-grade tumour research projects, and provides a focus for the low-grade community by offering a source of information, inspiration, connections and hope via a website and online support group.


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Registered charity
No. 1105528
Ataxia-Telangiectasia Society

Ataxia-Telangiectasia is a rare inherited condition which affects children. It is a progressive disease which starts in early childhood, and causes severe disability and early death. The A-T Society provides support for those affected and their families and also funds research into the disease.


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Registered charity
No. SC033523
Autism Treatment Trust

Autism Treatment trust is dedicated to helping individuals with autism reach optimum health and learning.


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Registered charity
No. 1107350
Autistica

Autistica raises funds to accelerate biomedical research to determine and understand the causes of autism; and through that understanding to discover and promote new ways of improving the quality of life of all those affected


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Registered charity
No. 1129348
Babes In Arms At Northwick Park

It is a world leading medical research institute carrying out vital research into various diseases and illnesses including Sudden Infant Death Syndrom (SIDS or cot death), Intra-Uterine Growth Retardation (IUGR), pre-eclampsia, burns injuries incl. children's burns, skin repair, tendon and ligament injury, fistula, bowel disorders, heart disease, stroke and other vascular disorders.


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Registered charity
No. 1113329
BADA-UK (Borreliosis & Associated Diseases Awareness UK)

BADA-UK is an organisation run by volunteers and dedicated to raising awareness about, and promoting the prevention of, Borreliosis (Lyme disease) and other tick-borne infections in the UK and Ireland. Principle activities include education within the general public and the healthcare profession.


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Registered charity
No. 1059455
Barking, Havering & Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust Charity Fund

BHR Hospitals Charity raises funds to improve patient and staff welfare and to improve the hospital environment for patients, staff and visitors. Our hospitals, including King George Hospital in Ilford and Queen's Hospital in Romford, serve a population across London and Essex of over 700,000. Our charity work funds those 'little extras' which complement the core services funded by the NHS.


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Registered charity
No. 212563
Barts and The London Charity

We are the independent registered charity for the three hospitals of Barts and The London NHS Trust ? Barts in the City (Britain?s oldest hospital, founded 1123), The Royal London, in Whitechapel, (founded 1740) and The London Chest, in Bethnal Green (founded 1848) - and their excellent schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing. Charitable giving by patients, local communities and businesses has always played and will continue to play a vital role in our hospitals. Their support helps provide state of the art facilities and equipment; supports cutting-edge research and innovations in treatments and ensures the best possible standards for our patients, staff and local communities. The hospitals still rely on the generosity of donors and volunteering from people in our diverse local communities and from those further afield. The Charity?s vital work cannot continue without the help of people like you.


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Registered charity
No. 1084908
Batten Disease Family Association

Batten Disease is a group of rare, progressive neurodegenerative, genetic metabolic diseases that occur in children and adults worldwide. The BDFA's Vision is to bring light to Batten Disease by being the central point of excellence in the UK for supporting affected families and to facilitate research into the disease.


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Registered charity
No. SC011740
The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

The Beatson Oncology Centre is the Cancer Treatment Centre for West and part of Central Scotland. The Centre treats patients and investigates possible new cancer treatments in the laboratory and clinic. The Fund supports the Centre's Research Departments - laboratory and clinical; pump primes development work; helps provide extras for patients.


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Registered charity
No. SC014665
Bling Fling

The Bling Fling is an exciting organisation that raises money to help Aberdeen charities. Bling Fling Trainers and Tiaras Charity Walk and Party 2010 hope to raise more funds this year with your help. Monies raised will help fund Breast Cancer Research at ARI, Children's Cancer Charities at RACH, and help to fund a wheelchair access vehicle for Archway, a charity which supports families with learning disabilities.


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Registered charity
No. 1106240
The Blond McIndoe Centre

The Blond McIndoe Research Foundation, the legacy of the world renowned plastic surgeon, Sir Archibald McIndoe is a centre of excellence in the field of wound healing with particular reference to the treatment of serious burns and children's scalds.


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Registered charity
No. 1051570
Blue Skies Hospitals Fund

Blue Skies Hospitals Fund supports the best healthcare and the best medical research, on the UK?s premier tourist coast. Our aim is to banish the gloom of illness, allowing everyone to enjoy the blue skies of good health and the Fylde Coast. For the area?s 330,000 residents, and the 12 million or so holidaymakers who visit each year, Blue Skies Hospitals Fund reaches out with help that brightens those lives. The charity underpins the work of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, home to top quality patient services and medical research projects, and the employer of thousands of highly skilled doctors, nurses, healthcare professionals and support staff. The sole purpose of Blue Skies Hospitals Fund is to nurture the provision of quality NHS care on the Fylde Coast. The best technology, the most effective training, the latest research and the highest standards of care: in place and easy to access, should you ever need them.


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Registered charity
No. 1113276
Bone Cancer Research Trust

Primary bone cancer occurs most commonly in children, teenagers and young adults. The Bone Cancer Research Trust is devoted to promoting and funding research into the causes and treatment of PBC, particularly osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma, and to improving outcomes for patients; and providing information and support for patients and families.


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Registered charity
No. 1095404
Bottoms Up

Bottoms Up is run by a committee of volunteers, raising funds to help The Royal Free Hospital and the UCL Cancer Institute fight bowel cancer. It has no overheads, no premises and no salaries, so all money raised goes towards fighting bowel cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 1119105
Bowel and Cancer Research

35,000 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year ? it?s the 2nd biggest cancer killer. Thousands more will have to face life with a stoma as a result of surgery.We want more people to survive bowel cancer by investigating what initiates it and causes it to spread (metastasise) to produce better diagnostic techniques and therapies. Our research also covers other bowel diseases, such as Colitis and Crohn?s Disease and through pioneering surgical techniques we aim to enable sufferers to live free of a stoma.


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Registered charity
No. 1048660
Bowel Disease Research Foundation

Research into all forms of Bowel Disease. Supports clinical research in Hospitals in Uk and Ireland. We are the offiical Research arm of the Assoaciation of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland. They pay all of our running costs, everything that is donated goes to Research


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Registered charity
No. 297965
BRACE - Alzheimer's Research

BRACE (Bristol Research into Alzheimer?s and Care of the Elderly) was set up to support the work of the Bristol Dementia Research Group through an endowment fund. The group is recognised by the research community as a major centre for Alzheimer's disease and dementia research.


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Registered charity
No. 1098528
Brain and Spine Foundation

The Brain and Spine Foundation aims to maximise the quality of life for people with neurological disorders and to reduce neurological disability by providing a national focus for research, education and information.


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Registered charity
No. 263064
The Brain Research Trust

The Brain Research Trust is the main fund raising arm of the world-renowned neurological research centre, the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London. It funds research into diseases such as Alzheimer?s, Parkinson?s, Huntington?s, multiple sclerosis and motor neurone, and disabling neurological conditions such as brain tumours, epilepsy, stroke, and migraine.


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Registered charity
No. SC021490
Brain Tumour Action

Brain Tumour Action provides help and support to people diagnosed with a brain tumour by way of support groups throughout the UK, information leaflets and aromotherapy treatment. It is also part funding brain tumour research projects in the UK.


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Registered charity
No. 1093411
Brain Tumour Research

In the UK more children and people under the age of 40 die of a brain tumour than any other cancer. Brain Tumour Research aims to raise at least £7 million per annum to significantly accelerate progress in UK brain tumour research, making a clinical difference and improving patient outcomes.

Brain Tumour Research relies on the support of so many inspirational people, many of whom have been affected, either personally by a brain tumour or who have witnessed the pain and suffering of someone close to them.

These wonderful people are getting behind the cause in ways that best suit them: donations, sponsored events, organising events or setting up a fund under our umbrella.

www.justgiving.com/taylansproject


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Registered charity
No. 295895
Brain Tumour Research Campaign

BTRC (in assocation with Way Ahead) works with a Neurosciences team at Charing Cross Hospital/Imperial College London to promote research into the causes and treatment of brain tumours, to raise public awareness of the need for this research and the current lack of funding.


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Registered charity
No. SC030630
Breast Cancer 2000

promotion of research into breast cancer and patient care


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Registered charity
No. SC030630
Breast Cancer 2000

promotion of research into breast cancer and patient care


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Registered charity
No. 1025402
Bristol Urological Institute

The Bristol Urological Institute aims to improve the treatment and care of people with urological disorders, to support and develop research with particular emphasis on cancers of the urinary tract and the problem of incontinence and to provide a high standard of training for nurses, medical students, doctors and surgeons.


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Registered charity
No. 1128167
British Association for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

The charity is dedicated to raising the awareness and understanding of hidradenitis suppurativa.


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Registered charity
No. England and Wales 326730, Scotland SC 038415
British Lung Foundation

The British Lung Foundation is the only UK charity working for everyone affected by lung disease. The charity focuses its resources on providing support for people affected by lung disease today; and works in a variety of ways (including funding world-class research) to bring about positive change, to improve treatment, care and support for people affected by lung disease in the future.


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Registered charity
No. 326730
British Lung Foundation Scotland & Northern Ireland

The British Lung Foundation aims to find Solutions to lung disease by funding word-class medical research, provide support to those living with a lung condition, provide information on lung disease to patients their carers and the public.


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Registered charity
No. 298098
British Neurological Research Trust

The British Neurological Research Trust is dedicated to supporting the research of the Spinal Repair Unit, Institute of Neurology, towards the repair of injury in the central nervous system. This research is focused on the translation of newly discovered science for human clinical benefit.


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Registered charity
No. 1091024
British Renal Society (BRS)

The BRS endeavours to promote improved quality of life for people with kidney disease, their families and carers. It does so by informing national policy, educating professionals involved in the care of patients, encouraging inter-disciplinary working and supporting patient centred clinical research.


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Registered charity
No. 1000614
The British Trust for The Myelin Project

The Myelin Project is a non-profit charity, which funds research to find treatment and cures for demyelinating diseases, such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and the Leukodystrophies. These are devastating illnesses that affect both adults and children, there are no known cures for these diseases. All money raised goes direct to research.


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Registered charity
No. 1101571
BSSA - British Sjogrens Syndrome Association

Sjögren’s Syndrome is the 2nd most common auto immune rheunmatic disease affecting 3-4% of adults in the UK, its under diagnosed & no cure exists. The BSSA raises awareness of SS and supports research into its cause and treatment and also supports sufferers & carers, educates professionals & public.


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Registered charity
No. 1107674
Cadasil Research & Support Trust

Purpose and activities: To raise CADASIL awareness; to provide sufferers and their families with crucial support; to serve as an important interface between specialist neurological practitioners/researchers, GPs and sufferers; to research into therapeutic technologies and other treatments; and to co-ordinate with other charities representing various degenerative neurological conditions.


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Registered charity
No. 248767
Cancer Research Wales

Cancer Research Wales is the only totally independent National Cancer Research Charity for Wales. Founded in 1966 with the philosophy that - ALL money raised in Wales is spent in Wales supporting scientists and PhD students working across the Principality. We donate approximately 90p in every £1.00 to cancer research.


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Registered charity
No. 292909
Cancer Treatment And Research Trust

The Cancer Treatment and Research Trust (CTRT) plays a key role in funding the world-class research carried out at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre which makes a major contribution, nationally and internationally, in the battle against cancer.

Research at Mount Vernon has already led to major advances in cancer treatments, prolonging and saving many lives But the CTRT needs to raise more than £300,000 each and every year to enable the research team to continue this vital work.

A new £1.4m chemotherapy treatment and research unit, funded by the CTRT, will enable more patients to participate in trials of the very latest treatments available for most types of cancer.

More information available from Brian Abbott, CTRT Fundraising Manager, The Clocktower, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Rickmansworth Road, Northwood, Middx, HA6 2RN (tel: 07758 739185)


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Registered charity
No. 1080343
The Cancer Vaccine Institute (CVI)

Cancer Vaccine is the only national charity in the UK specifically funding research to fight cancer with vaccines. It is determined and confident that vaccines, which have no side effects (unlike existing therapies such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy), will become an accepted form of treatment for cancer enabling patients to live longer with a better quality of life.


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Registered charity
No. 1102413
CANCERactive

Our aim is to empower people by providing them with information - ALL the information - including complementary, alternative and new therapies used effectively elsewhere in the world so they can make more informed choices and thus increase their personal chances of beating this disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1045077
The Candlelighters Trust

The Candlelighters Trust (Candlelighters) is Yorkshire?s pre eminent children?s cancer charity, providing practical, emotional and financial support to children living with cancer in Yorkshire and their families. We also fund vital research into new treatments and cures. Our work is based at the regional children?s cancer and leukemia unit in Leeds, which is due to move from St James? Hospital to Leeds General Infirmary in 2010. As Candlelighters was founded by, and is still run by, parents of children who have or have had cancer, and the medical staff who treat them, we understand the trauma and the turmoil of that diagnosis. We can only continue to make a difference with the help of our supporters. Together we CAN fight children?s cancer. For more information on Candlelighters and how it helps, please visit www.candlelighters.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1056544
Cardiff And Vale NHS Trust General Purpose Charity

An independent umbrella charity that works solely to provide enhanced care for the benefit of all people that use the services provided by the Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust. The work of the charity ensures that all funds allow for an enhanced service, which enables patients and their families a better all round experience.


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Registered charity
No. 1052205
Caring Cancer Trust

It funds ethical original non-animal tested research into the causes, early diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of Cancer. It also supports Cancer sufferers with amenities to improve their quality of life


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Registered charity
No. 1120988
Caring Matters Now

Caring Matters Now has 3 main aims: 1. To support sufferers of Congenital Melanocytic Naevus (CMN) and their families. 2. To raise awareness about the CMN skin condition. 3. To raise funds for the CMN medical research.


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Registered charity
No. 1124897
CATS Charity

The CATS Charity aims to relieve sickness and to promote and protect the good health of critically ill or injured children.

Each year in the UK, thousands of children become seriously ill. The Children?s Acute Transport Service (CATS) is a specialised service designed to make intensive care rapidly available to critically ill children in the North Thames and East Anglia regions. As the largest dedicated children?s intensive care transport team in the UK, CATS have transferred over 1200 children each year to intensive care


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Registered charity
No. 1049274
CENTRAL MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST CHARITY

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Charity works hard to make a difficult time a little bit easier for young and old at our family of five hospitals.

We support continuing excellence in treatment, care and research at:

? Royal Manchester Children?s Hospital

? University Dental Hospital of Manchester

? Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

? Manchester Royal Infirmary

? Saint Mary?s Hospital

The charity has three main areas of work:

? to support research projects to improve our understanding of illnesses

? to help to create an environment that?s more friendly

? to provide state-of-the-art equipment for diagnosis and treatment.

Please specify which hospital or department your are supporting on your just giving page, unspecified donations will go to Royal Manchester Children?s Hospital.

For further information please contact a member of the charity team on (0161) 276 4522 or visit www.cmftcharity.org.uk

Registered charity number 104927


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Registered charity
No. 1003425
The CGD Research Trust

The CGD RT is:- caring for affected people/ their families, generating funds for research into improved treatments and a cure, disseminating clinical/ scientific knowledge, raising awareness among the medical professionals, tackling problems common to other genetic conditions and primary immune deficiencies. It is the founder partner of Jeans for Genes


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Registered charity
No. SC018761
Chest, Heart & Stroke Association Scotland

Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland aims to improve the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness, through medical research, advice and information, and support in the community.


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Registered charity
No. 1089588
Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases

Climb is the National Information and Advice Centre for Metabolic Diseases and is the only charity in the UK to provide advice, information and support to children, young adults, families and professionals affected by metabolic diseases. Climb also funds research into these devastating diseases.


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Registered charity
No. 700753
Children's Heart Surgery Fund

The Children's Heart Surgery Fund enhances patient facilities and support, provides the latest medical equipment and funds world renowned research dedicated to babies, children and teenagers with heart defects.


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Registered charity
No. SC041239
The Children's Immunology Trust

the charity aims to suport the setting up of an immunology base at the sick kids hospital in edinburgh - to fund reasearch at the childrens bone marrow transplant unit in newcastle upon tyne and to support the brothers and sisters of long term and terminally ill children in both hospitals.


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Registered charity
No. 801795
Children's Transplant Research

Children's Transplant Research: Funding research to improve outcomes for paediatric transplant patients.


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Registered charity
No. 1085775
Chris Lucas Trust

The Chris Lucas Trust helps Children and Young Adults by Cancer Research and aims to find a cure for Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer by world-class research. It is the UK's leading Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer charity. Its funds are raised by annual events: Great North Bike Ride, Jingle Bell Walk, Charity Golf, remainder entirely through voluntary donations.


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Registered charity
No. 1049751
The Christie

The Christie Charity raises funds to help provide additional services and undertake vital research for our cancer patients. As one of Europe?s leading cancer centres, treating more than 40,000 patients a year every penny really does count.


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Registered charity
No. 1119095
Christopher Clarke Cancer Research Fund

It is working to raise awareness and fund a research post at the Christie Hospital to examine the causes and treatment of brain tumours.


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Registered charity
No. 1117246
Ciaran Buckley Trust

The Trust raises funds in memory of Ciaran, who suffered from a genetic skin disorder called Keratitis-Ichthyosis-Deafness Syndrome (?KID syndrome?). The Trust aims to help people with similar conditions, as well as supporting research and promoting awareness about the difficulties of living with the multiple disabilities of blindness, deafness and skin disorders.


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Registered charity
No. 519357
Clatterbridge Cancer Research

Clatterbridge Cancer Research is a charitable organisation committed to advancing the regional fight against cancer.

For nearly 30 years we have been working in the North West of England funding world class research to further our understanding of how to prevent and diagnose cancer, and how to treat it with the most effective ongoing care.


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Registered charity
No. 1119630
Cleft

To relieve the suffering and promote and protect the physical and mental health of patients affected by cleft lip and palate both in the UK and in developing countries worldwide.


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Registered charity
No. 271070
CORDA

CORDA supports high quality research into the early diagnosis and prevention of heart disease and stroke through non-invasive techniques (magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound). Currently, projects are supported at Royal Brompton Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.


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Registered charity
No. 262762
Core - Fighting gut and liver disease

Core is the only charity in the UK funding research into the whole range of gut and liver diseases. Core also provides expert information for sufferers, their family and friends. Core also aims to increase the knowledge of the symptoms of digestive disorders and urge those experiencing those symptoms to seek a swift diagnosis


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Registered charity
No. 1000648
Crohn's and Colitis in Childhood

3C's raises funds to promote and advance public education and research into Crohn's and Colitis and related disorders, particulalry in childhood.


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Registered charity
No. 278212
Crohn's In Childhood Research Association

CICRA is dedicated to raising funds for research and creating a wider understanding of the effects Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis have on children. CICRA sponsors approved medical research projects in hospitals and universities nationwide. It also provides information, support and understanding for all sufferers and their families.


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Registered charity
No. 1100154
Cure Leukaemia

The Leukaemia Centre Project at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, has been set up to develop and deliver new treatments to benefit leukaemia patients. This centre of excellence will transform the environment for patients receiving treatment for leukaemia, develop world class clinical research, provide an information resource and set up support groups for patients and their families.


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Registered charity
No. 1111816
The Cure Parkinson's Trust

The Cure Parkinson's Trust's purpose is to fund research to hasten a cure for this debilitative neurological condition. The charity's primary role is identifying, funding and evaluating research projects, as well as hosting scientific forums to bring relevant scientists within the field together, to discuss key areas of research and technology.


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Registered charity
No. 1122230
Cycle to Cannes

Cycle to Cannes is a grant making charity. We currently raise funds for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, The Sarah Matheson Trust, Article 25, Tom's Trust and Land Aid. Selected one-off grants to charities supported by our fundraisers are also made.


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Registered charity
No. 1074885
Cystinosis Foundation UK

TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO ANYONE DIAGNOSED WITH CYSTINOSIS, AS WELL AS THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS. TO HIGHLIGHT THE DISORDER TO MEMBERS, THE MEDICAL PROFESSION AND THE WIDER COMMUNITY. TO ASSIST IN THE PROMOTION OF RESEARCH INTO THE TREATMENT OF CYSTINOSIS. TO WORK ALONGSIDE OTHER SIMILAR ORGANISATIONS IN UNDERSTANDING MORE ABOUT METABOLIC DISORDERS IN GENERAL


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Registered charity
No. 1074885
Cystinosis Foundation UK

TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO ANYONE DIAGNOSED WITH CYSTINOSIS, AS WELL AS THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS. TO HIGHLIGHT THE DISORDER TO MEMBERS, THE MEDICAL PROFESSION AND THE WIDER COMMUNITY. TO ASSIST IN THE PROMOTION OF RESEARCH INTO THE TREATMENT OF CYSTINOSIS. TO WORK ALONGSIDE OTHER SIMILAR ORGANISATIONS IN UNDERSTANDING MORE ABOUT METABOLIC DISORDERS IN GENERAL


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Registered charity
No. 1095652
The Daisy Appeal

It teaches the treatment of and conducts research into ... cancer and heart disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1060181
Dancing Eye Syndrome Support Trust

The Dancing Eye Syndrome Support Group was formed in 1988 with the principal aim of providing a link for parents of children with D.E.S. both locally and nationally. The Dancing Eye Syndrome Trust provides support and information to families of children with Dancing Eye Syndrome.


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Registered charity
No. 1016315
The Dermatitis and Allied Diseases Research Trust

The Trust supports the advancement of research and treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the skin, and the development of new medicines and equipment for the relief of persons suffering from such diseases.


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Registered charity
No. 1070607
Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation

The Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF) is a registered charity, established in 1998, to assist in the relief of persons with diabetes and to raise awareness about diabetes, its risks and symptoms and associated complications. DRWF is a medical research charity supporting Clinical and Non-Clinical Fellowships; Open Funding Projects; Studentships & Institutional Grants, primarily in the UK and internationally, as part of the DRWF network of charities. DRWFs main objective is 'staying well until a cure is found' and in furtherance of this aim, provides support to those with diabetes by way of a 'Diabetes Wellness Network'. The Wellness Network was founded because people with diabetes have to make decisions about their general health as well as their diabetes. The Network aims to help people with diabetes deal with these problems, whilst bearing in mind their diabetic condition. The Diabetes Wellness News, is the charity's monthly publication, working towards educating, informing and reminding of the best and healthiest choices to make. It is a digest of magazines, newspapers, books and scientific journals - bringing the reader first class articles from respected diabetes and other healthcare professionals.


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Registered charity
No. 215199
Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the leading charity working for people with diabetes, funding research and helping people live with the condition. Its mission is to improve the lives of people with diabetes and to work towards a future without diabetes.


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Registered charity
No. 247558
Dimbleby Cancer Care

Dimbleby Cancer Care provides practical and psychological support to cancer patients, their families and carers - mainly through its centres at Guy's and St Thomas Hospitals in London. It is also a leading funder of national research into the care and support needs of those affected by cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 279652
Diving Diseases Research Centre (DDRC)

The advancement of education and the relief of sickness by funding research into diving medecine and hyperbaric oxygen therapy and to promote the benefits both of safer diving practices and of the wider applications of HBO in general medicine


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Registered charity
No. 1063491
The Dominic Barker Trust

funds research into stammering,particularly research with practical outcomes.supports training of practitioners to enable sharing of good practice.


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Registered charity
No. 501667
Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust

The charity supports cancer sufferers and their families in the Doncaster area by giving funds for equipment. Since formation in 1972 it has raised in excess of £4m to build and equip the St John's Hospice and over £1.1m for equipment for the local NHS trusts.


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Registered charity
No. 261096
Dr Hadwen Trust

The Dr Hadwen Trust is the UK's leading medical research charity funding exclusively non-animal techniques to replace animal experiments, benefiting people and animals. Our projects have included research into cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer, brain damage, Alzheimer's disease, asthma and more, all advancing cutting-edge science without animal experiments.


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Registered charity
No. 1120873
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Trust

The DMD Trust raises funds for research into cures for Duchenne & Becker Muscular Dystrophy. Duchenne is the UK's second most common inherited life-threatening disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1120873
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Trust

The DMD Trust raises funds for research into cures for Duchenne & Becker Muscular Dystrophy. Duchenne is the UK's second most common inherited life-threatening disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1056979
Dudley Group of Hospitals Charity

Money donated to the Dudley Group of Hospitals Charity enables us to buy new medical equipment, provide specialist training for staff and improve patient care.


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Registered charity
No. 1096255
ECHO Trust

The ECHO Trust gives people the chance to make an immediate and dramatic difference to the lives of sick children across the country. Making waves across the medical profession, ECHO ensures the availability of cash for children's hospitals and health projects which has never before been possible. Echo delivers money where it's wanted most.


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Registered charity
No. 1122286
Ectopic Pregnancy Foundation

The Ectopic Pregancy Foundation (EPF) is a charity organisation set up by a group of National Health Service (NHS) doctors to help give advice about this distressing condition that affects up to 1 in 100 pregnancies. We provide advice for both the medical profession and the general public, in the form of the website and a 24 hour telephone advice line.

The EPF needs funds to support its activity and ambitions. Funding is required for hosting the website, providing the 24 hour patient helpline, mailshots to A&E departments, equipment to train gynaecologists in managing ectopic pregnancies and administrative support to run the organisation. All the trustees, faculty and international resident advisors are honorary and receive no financial reward and give their time freely.

We do not have any governmental support.

Mr Laurie Montgomery Irvine, founder and honory chief executive.


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Registered charity
No. 1126226
Ed Evans Foundation

The Foundation was set up by Ed Evans in 2006 after he had been diagnosed with a brain tumour.Unfortunately Ed lost his battle against the disease in October 2007 .It's main aim is to raise money for Cancer Research in Wales , Brain Tumour Research and for local worthy causes


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Registered charity
No. 297910
ELF

ELF supports the excellent work of the Haematology Centre, based at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, for the benefit of patients in Devon and beyond. The ultimate vision is to try and make leukaemia history in the South West.


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Registered charity
No. 1076843
Endometriosis SHE Trust (UK)

Endometriosis SHE Trust (UK) aims to provide relief for persons suffering from endometriosis by providing advice, support, education and guidance including holistic treatments. Early diagnosis in all women is vital if their future fertility is to be protected. Endometriosis is typically not a life threatening disease but is life destroying.


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Registered charity
No. 1050459
Epilepsy Bereaved

Help us work towards the prevention of 3 seizure related deaths a day in the UK. Since we formed ten years ago, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) has been recognised by both government and clinicians, resulting in general agreement regarding ways to reduce the risks. We provide a specialist service; informing and educating, promoting and funding research into SUDEP and providing a specialist support service for those bereaved by SUDEP.


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Registered charity
No. 1100394
Epilepsy Research UK

On 1st April 2007 the Epilepsy Research Foundation and the Fund for Epilepsy merged to form Epilepsy Research UK. Epilepsy Research UK is only national charity solely dedicated to epilepsy research our aim is to substantially increase the funding available for research into the treatment and prevention of this debilitating condition.


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Registered charity
No. 1081214
The Facial Surgery Research Foundation - Saving Faces

Founded by a maxillofacial surgeon, Saving Faces aims to research and improve the diagnosis and treatment of facial disfigurement, facial injury and mouth cancer. Additionally, by carrying out lifesaving smoking prevention activities in schools, the charity is committed to reducing the suffering caused by this devastating and often fatal disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1125957
FibroAction

FibroAction is raising awareness of Fibromyalgia Syndrome, a painful chronic condition that can be extremely debilitating and which affects at least 1-in-50 people in the UK. We work to educate patients, their carers, healthcare professionals, the media and the general public, as well as provided much needed support to patients.


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Registered charity
No. 1111438
Fight for Sight

Fight for Sight is the UK's leading charity dedicated to funding world-class research into the prevention and treatment of blindness and eye disease.


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Registered charity
No. 259464
FRAME

Researching Alternatives to Animal Testing. FRAME's ultimate aim is the elimination of the need to use laboratory animals in any kind of medical or scientific procedures.


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Registered charity
No. 264136
Friends of Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre

It provides support to the patients of the hospital and supports the work of the hospital by investing in equipment, research projects, staff costs and other capital projects.


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Registered charity
No.
Friends of the Cancer Centre

Friends of the Cancer Centre (formerly Friends of Montgomery House) is a charity based at the Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital. Friends raise money to put directly in to projects that make a real and meaningful difference to the lives of our patients and their families.


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Registered charity
No. 509071
Friends of the Leeds Centre for Leukaemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma

Assists in the relief of persons suffering from leukaemia and other blood disorders by promoting research into such disorders and by assisting in the furnishing, equipping and maintaining a ward in Leeds for the use of people suffering from these disorders from wherever they may come. The additional aim is to give added value to the services already provided by the NHS.


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Registered charity
No. 1123526
Future Dreams Trust Ltd

Future Dreams is a charity that will be raising money to help the research in the fight against cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 298104
Garden Organic

Garden Organic, the UK's leading organic growing charity, has been at the forefront of the organic horticulture movement for 50 years and is dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food.

Garden Organic is a dynamic, influential and committed organisation, and passionately believes in an organic approach to a sustainable future for people and our planet.


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Registered charity
No. 1095657
The Gauchers Association Limited

The Gauchers Association was formed in 1991 to meet the needs of those suffering from Gaucher disease. It provides information about Gaucher disease to families and medical advisors. It encourages and raises funds for medical research. It publishes a half yearly newsletter, maintains an up to date website and holds an bi-annual conference.


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Registered charity
No. 1118380
Geoff Thomas Foundation

The Geoff Thomas Foundation is committed to fund the essential research nurses and scientists at five major leukaemia units across the UK. This will not only extend treatment options to patients for whom no effective treatment exists but also create a team of committed doctors and scientists who can work together to crack this disease.


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Registered charity
No. XR93588
The George Best Foundation

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

Following his death on 25th November 2005 and his funeral on 3rd December 2005, George?s sister Barbara and her husband Norman were completely overwhelmed by the unprecedented amount of support which was displayed by the fans to George and ultimately his family. They quickly decided that George?s death would not be in vain and on 26th April 2006 the George Best Foundation was born.

THE FOUNDATION AIMS TO:

?Promote and encourage a healthier lifestyle among young people through football in particular, but sport in general;

?Support groups working with young people and/or adults who are already experiencing alcohol or drug problems either on a personal level or within their immediate family; and

?Support vital medical research into illness particularly associated with alcohol misuse.

TO ACHIEVE THESE AIMS THE FOUNDATION WILL:

?Promote a healthy lifestyle through football/sport based initiatives;

?Provide education and advice on drug and alcohol misuse through youth and community initiatives;

?Provide education and advice on diet and nutrition through youth and community initiatives; ?Advocate for the benefits of a healthy lifestyle at events and initiatives and through the media; and

?Provide funds to assist with medical research into illness particular associated with alcohol misuse through universities and other medical establishments.

The Foundation is committed to providing charitable funds to everyone.


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Registered charity
No. 1083286
George Easton Memorial Trust

The George Easton Memorial Trust was set up in memory of George who died of bone cancer aged 23. The Trust funds research into the challenges that teenagers and young adults face when dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Three books published so far are widely used in Teenage Cancer Trust Units.

For more information visit our website:

www.cancerinyoungadults-throughparentseyes.org


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Registered charity
No. 1118326
The Get A-Head Charitable Trust

The Get A-Head Charitable Trust is dedicated to fighting head and neck cancer and other diseases by raising awareness, education, medical research, the purchase of vital medical equipment that the NHS cannot afford and the provision of free Complementary therapies such as Acupuncture, Reflexology, Reike and Chinese Massage.


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Registered charity
No. 1134968
Gilly's Gift to Integrated Medicine

Gilly?s Gift's mission is the advancement of integrated medicine and its availability to the whole community in the United Kingdom


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Registered charity
No. 1119068
GM Trust

The GM Trust was established in 2007, after Gavriel was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy when he was 4 years old. DMD is a degenerative and as yet, incurable muscle wasting disease. which boasts a tragic 100% fatality rate. The objective of the trust is to promote research into the treatment, cure, care and welfare of those people suffering from DMD. Funding is urgently required in order to increase the speed and quantity of research currently being undertaken.


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Registered charity
No. 1002930
Head First

Headfirst exists to raise funds to support research into acute conditions of the nervous system which result in mental and physical disability. These could be due to a stroke, brain tumour, sudden brain haemorrage or to a serious head injury.


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Registered charity
No. 1101727
Heart Cells Foundation

Heart Cells Foundation is funding research and development of a revolutionary and potentially life-saving treatment that uses a patient?s own stem cells to repair their heart. This groundbreaking therapy could help those with heart disease ? whether they have suffered a heart attack or have developed a weak heart for other reasons.


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Registered charity
No. 1074745
Heartlands Cystic Fibrosis Centre Appeal

The charity provided funds to Heartlands Hospital to provide a ward solely for the use of adult patients suffering from cystic fibrosis. The ward was opened in 2002 and, since then, the Trustees have continued to receive funds to maintain a high standard of care for the patients.


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Registered charity
No. 1126534
The Heaton Ellis Trust

The Heaton-Ellis Trust has been set up to fund essential research into finding a cure for MND. The Trust's aim is to raise £1 million fund the purchase of a gene analyzing machine and ensure its effective operation for a three year period. All the funds raised are directed to Kings College in London to enable the research team to further their aims.


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Registered charity
No. 1004546
Histiocytosis Research Trust

The main aim of the Histiocytosis Research Trust is to fund research and scientific study into the causes of Histiocytosis and the development of improved means for diagnosis and treatment. We also aim to provide information and support to families affected by Histiocytosis. We offer services such as our UK Family Roadshow Meetings (led by an expert or experts in LCH/HLH) and our Befriending Scheme where families can be matched to share experiences. We are therefore extremeley grateful for any contribution you are able to make.


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Registered charity
No. 1127653
Histiocytosis UK

Histiocytosis UK is a voluntary charity that raises funds for research into LCH and HLH. these diseases can be life threatening and desperately need your support. Please visit www.histiouk.net for further details.


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Registered charity
No. 112558
Human Futures Foundation

The Human Futures flagship program, the Global Consortium for Immunotherapy, in collaboration with the Human Biology Research Center at Hadassah University Hospital, seeks to assist in the development of an innovative, immunotherapeutic approach in the treatment of HIV infected individuals.


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Registered charity
No. 1084783
Ichthyosis Support Group

The Ichthyosis Support Group is a small user led charity, currently run entirely by volunteers from affected families to provide support to all affected by ichthyosis, and to raise awareness of the condition and the group amongst healthcare professionals and the wider community. In 2006 the charity awarded its first grant for research into the condition, and in 2007 the charity celebrated its 10th anniversary. Charity Registration No 1084783


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Registered charity
No. 1128929
Imperial College Healthcare Charity

Imperial College Healthcare Charity needs your help to support St Mary's, Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's and Western Eye hospitals. With your donations it awards grants that will make a measurable difference to the healthcare delivered to patients, as well as improve staff skills and support clinical research.


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Registered charity
No. 1105378
Indu Seth Memorial Charity

The Indu Seth Memorial Charity is dedicated to help patients with Takayasu's arteritis. This is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the largest blood vessels in the body including the aorta and its branches. We support all aspects of research including earlier detection and improved treatment plans, however, much work needs to done if we are to achieve our aim of finding a cure for this rare condition.


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Registered charity
No. 1044906
Institute of Orthopaedics Medical Research - Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

The Institute of Orthopaedics, the research and teaching unit of the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital at Oswestry, Shropshire has a national and international reputation and is very much regarded as a Centre of Excellence. The 2010 Virgin London Marathon will have 37 runners supporting the Institute and funds will be raised for medical research at the hospital which will be utilised to fund innovative research projects. Raising funds in the present economic climate is exceptionally difficult and all monies received will be much appreciated.


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Registered charity
No. 1058284
Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust

The Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust (IDDT) supports people who live with diabetes by providing them with free comprehensive information, promoting patient choice and funding research. This helps people to understand their disease and thus prevent long term complications such as sight loss, amputations and kidney failure.


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Registered charity
No. 1122299
Interburns

Interburns aims to reduce the global burden of burn related deaths and diabilities by disseminating knowledge through training, education and research and by stimulating prevention in the field of burn care. Interburns combines the educational and research strengths of technologically advanced countries with the rich clinical experience of developing countries in the field of burn care.


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Registered charity
No. 274681
International Glaucoma Association

Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the UK - it affects 1 in 50 people over 40. We need your help to continue fighting this insidious condition. We reassure and advise tens of thousands of worried and frightened people free of charge every year, as well as funding vital research.


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Registered charity
No. 1120146
James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer

The James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer is the UK’s leading specialist kidney cancer charity. It seeks to help reduce the harm caused by kidney cancer by increasing knowledge and awareness, providing patient information and by supporting research into the causes, prevention and treatment of the disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1062206
Jeans For Genes

Jeans for Genes

One in 33 babies in the UK is born with a genetic disorder - that's equivalent to one in every school class. Although individually these conditions are rare, together they account for more than half of all childhood deaths. The money raised by Jeans for Genes funds care and support services for children and families affected by genetic disorders, as well as research into the causes and potential cures of these conditions. Our major fundraising event is Jeans for Genes Day, when millions of adults and children across the country throw out their uniforms and make a small donation to wear their jeans to work or school.


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Registered charity
No. 1092153
The Jimmy Knapp Cancer Fund

To apply funds towards the relief of sickness amongst persons suffering from cancer, either through research, hospice care and nursing.


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Registered charity
No. 1066994
Joint Action, the research appeal of The British Orthopaedic Association

The British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) was formed in 1918 with twelve founding members. Today, with over 4,000 members, the Association sees its purpose as working for the benefit of patients by advancing the science and practice of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. The BOA believes it has been very successful in this role and the increasing demand is reflected in the fact that, today, 40% of all surgeons in the UK work in Trauma and Orthopaedics. As well as the human cost of pain and suffering, musculoskeletal disorders are the most common cause of illness in the UK affecting over 8.5 million people and are responsible for in excess of 11 million lost working days at a cost to society, in 2007 prices of over £7 billion. It is the sixth-largest area of NHS expenditure, at over £3.3 billion annually and accounts for over 30% of patients who visit their GPs. Over the years, through different charitable vehicles, the BOA has granted in excess of £5.7 million to support orthopaedic research. As a charity, it relies on voluntary donations from people such as you. Joint Action has been established by the BOA to help patients by raising funds for research so as to improve orthopaedic treatment for you and future generations. We aim to Keep People Mobile.


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Registered charity
No. 1121784
June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund

The Fund was created in 1997 to raise awareness of mesothelioma, fund research, support patients and carers and, more recently, to campaign for the Mesothelioma Charter. We have raised more than £450,000, mostly in small donations from those personally affected, for research, a helpline and educational/information events across the country.


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Registered charity
No. 295716
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) exists to find the cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications, and is the world's leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research.


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Registered charity
No. 1089911
Katharine Dormandy Trust For Haemophilia And Allied Disorders

Katharine Dormandy Trust For Haemophilia And Allied Disorders


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Registered charity
No. 1105730
Kent Cancer Trust

One in three people in Kent will get cancer. Kent Cancer Trust was established to relieve the suffering of cancer patients and to improve the provision of cancer care within Kent and to promote research into the cause and treatment of cancer


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Registered charity
No. 1088754
The Kevin Billington Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis Support

THE CHARITY MAKES GRANTS TO HELP SUPPORT THE DEPARTMENT OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS AT THE ROYAL BROMPTON HOSPITAL, WHICH INCLUDES SPONSORING RESEARCH PROJECTS, FOR THE BENEFIT OF IT'S CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS.


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Registered charity
No. 1089119
Kidney Cancer UK

There are 6000 newly diagnosed cases of kidney cancer each year in the UK. There is an urgent need for earlier diagnosis and more effective treatment. KCUK seeks to raise public awareness of kidney cancer and to support the needs of patients and carers through help lines, newsletters and meetings.


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Registered charity
No. 252892
Kidney Research UK

Kidney Research UK is the leading UK charity funding kidney research which focuses on improving the understanding of renal disease, its causes, treatment and management as well as improving patient care.


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Registered charity
No. 266630
Kids Kidney Research

Kids Kidney Research funds vital research into the prevention and cure of kidney disease and children at the Institute of Child Health and the Renal Unit of Great Ormond Street Hospital. Kidney failure has no cure, making research and your support so important. Please help them now.


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Registered charity
No. 1109926
Killing Cancer

Our role is to secure funding from all sources to allow the National Medical Laser Centre at UCL to be able to extend its ground-breaking work in cancer treatments using PDT - Photodynamic Therapy.


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Registered charity
No. Exempt Charities Act 1993
King's College London

King's College London is one of the world's top 25 universities. It conducts world-changing research in a variety of areas including: cancer, stroke, Alzheimer's, conflict resolution and the environment. It also educates nearly 20,000 students, inspiring them to become the next generation of leaders, both in the UK and overseas. Only one third of the College's income comes from the Government - charitable donations are vital to its work. King's College London has charitable status under the Charities Act 1993.


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Registered charity
No. 1088943
Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

We raise money to provide equipment and care to patients within a 70 mile radius of Birmingham. We aim to make the Birmingham Womens Hospital a center of excellence in this field.


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Registered charity
No. 1096637
LAM Action

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis or LAM is a rare lung disease that only occurs in women. It affects just over one woman in a million and LAM Action is aware of 120 women in the United Kingdom who have LAM. The purpose of LAM Action is twofold. Firstly, it is a self-help group to provide support and encouragement for patients with LAM. The second purpose of LAM Action is to raise money for research as it is often difficult to obtain money for research into a rare disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1075308
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charitable Foundation

The Leeds Charitable Foundation exists to support and enhance the services of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. As the largest NHS Trust in the country this covers 8 hospitals : Leeds General Infirmary, St James University Hospital, Cookridge, Wharfedale Hospital, Seacroft Hospital, Leeds Chest Clinic, Chapel Allerton Hospital and Leeds Dental Institute.


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Registered charity
No. 286231
Leuka 2000

Founded in 1982 by leukaemia patient Lester Cazin, Leuka (formerly known as Leuka 2000) is a registered charity dedicated to raising funds to support research into the causes and treatment of leukaemia at London's Hammersmith Hospital. At the forefront of clinical and scientific advances for the past thirty years, the specialist unit at the Hammersmith already has an international reputation for excellence and innovation.


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Registered charity
No. 1010957
Leukaemia Busters

Leukaemia Busters is a UK-registered medical research charity with a huge vision ? a world in which leukaemia is quickly, safely and completely cured. We work towards this vision by funding and conducting our own research into finding new and safer antibody-based treatments for currently incurable forms of leukaemia. We receive no government funding and rely wholly on public support. With your help we are bringing new hope to leukaemia patients, both children and adults alike, by fighting for their lives through research.


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Registered charity
No. 276685
LIBRA

LIBRA raises funds which are used to equip the department of Haematological Medicine at King?s College Hospital in London. We have a number of dedicated supporters throughout the South East and beyond. Through donations and fundraising projects, we help to ensure that groundbreaking research and treatments can be carried out by some of the world?s leading experts on haematological medicine.

Making a difference

We provide equipment to help researchers develop treatments for Liver disease, Alzheimer?s, Parkinson?s, Sickle Cell disease and Diabetes

We help to cover the cost of specialist Apheresis machines that are required for use on blood donors and also patients

Through LIBRA, equipment is provided for a team of 86 researchers who focus on treating leukaemia

The unit that we support has the largest bone marrow transplant programme in the UK

We?re also funding a database project that will benefit other hospitals and it is already proving a great success

We provide funds to cover the costs of laboratory space such as the ?LIBRA Corridor? which is a working unit, developed with our support


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Registered charity
No. 1090540
Lifeblood: The Thrombosis Charity

Lifeblood provides public education to improve the understanding of thrombosis and funds scientific research into the diagnosis,causes,prevention and cure of thrombosis. It also works to further doctor's knowledge of thrombosis by workshops and conferences in the UK. It maintains a website www.thrombosis-charity.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1122071
The Lily Foundation

It helps fund research into Mitochondrial Disease and other metabolic disorders, the training of medical teams and support for families who are stricken with metabolic disorders.


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Registered charity
No. 1008961
Lister Kidney Foundation

The Lister Kidney Foundation was established in 1992 for the support and welfare of kidney patients in the three renal units under the Lister ie St. Albans, Luton & Dunstable and, of course, the Lister in Stevenage. We raise funds from various sources ie Raffles, donations,including memorial donations, supporting Stevenage half-marathon.


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Registered charity
No. 1129249
Live Foundation

The LIVE Foundation has been set up to raise awareness of and funds to support medical research into causes and new treatments for encephalitis, a brain disorder which is caused by either a viral infection or immune system attack.

The LIVE Foundation was set up in June 2008 in memory of Lisa Liptrott who died from viral encephalitis in May 2008, aged 28 years old. Research is desperately needed to develop new treatments to help save other families from similar tragedies.


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Registered charity
No. 1061703
Liver Cancer Surgery Appeal

The LCSA is independent of the NHS and needs financial support to help those with secondary liver cancer now and in the future. It buys diagnostic and surgical equipment, funds research looking for better treatment options and there is a free patient's guide. Help the LCSA help those with cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 1089077
Louise Gergel Fellowship

It was founded by Louise Gergel's husband Laurence and both their families after Louise died from Hughes Syndrome in December 2001. The charity is raising money to establish a fellowship to study the causes and potential cures for the disease, and to raise public awareness.


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Registered charity
No. 1081241
Lowe Syndrome Trust

The Lowe Syndrome Trust is a UK Charity formed in June 2000 by parents of a Lowe syndrome child. The charity supports families and initiates and funds medical research into Lowe Syndrome. Lowe Syndrome is a genetic disorder that can occur with no family history, affecting boys and multiple physical and mental handicaps including cataracts in both eyes, muscle weakness (hypotonia or floppy baby syndrome), kidney problems, cysts, brittle bones, arthritis, poor growth, mental impairment with behaviour problems (autistic spectrum disorder) and epilepsy. Sadly the life expectancy for these children is short due to the complications of the disease and the lack of funding to find a cure.


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Registered charity
No. 263424
Lymphoma Research Trust

The Lymphoma Research Trust supports research into the treatment of lymphoma. It makes grants to medical researchers at the Lymphoma Trials Office who organise clinical trials to see which treatments are most effective.


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Registered charity
No. 1111697
Making it Better - The Daniel Courtney Trust

The Daniel Courtney Trust aims to raise money to fund research into Microvillous Atrophy - a devastating condition of the bowel. It also aims to provide equipment and facilities for Great Ormond Street Hospital, Birmingham Children's Hospital and Edward House. Finally it aims to increase awareness of organ donation.


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Registered charity
No. 1118733
Maria Watt Birmingham Foundation for Childhood & Teenage Leukaemia

MWB supports Children, Teenagers and Young Adults with Leukaemia and Other Cancers. The Charity aims to raise awareness, undertake research into the Causes of Leukaemia and support the new Teenage Cancer Trust Unit at Birmingham Childrens Hospital. Please visit our website for more information www.mwb-leukaemia.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 207994 (England & Wales) and SC038731 (Scotland)
Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care provides high quality nursing, totally free, to give people with terminal cancer and other illnesses the choice of dying at home, supported by their families. It runs nine Marie Curie Hospices across the UK offering free specialist care for patients and support for families. The charity conducts palliative care research to find better ways of caring for terminally ill people and also funds scientists who investigate the causes and treatments of cancer. Charity Registration No 207994 (England & Wales) and SC0 38731 (Scotland)


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Registered charity
No. 801279
ME Association

The ME Association is a campaigning national charity which provides information and support to 240.000 people in the UK with ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, their families and carers, through a quarterly magazine, literature, education and training. It also funds biomedical research through The MEA Ramsay Research Fund and runs the ME Connect helpline.


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Registered charity
No. SC036942
ME Research UK (ME Research Group For Education And Support, MERGE)

ME Research UK funds high-quality scientific (biomedical) investigation into the causes, consequences and treatment of myalgic encephalomyelitis (also known as ME/CFS). It also has a mission to "Energise ME Research" globally by raising awareness of the illness through the production of high-quality reviews and reports.


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Registered charity
No. 1113794
ME Solutions

M.E. Solutions is dedicated to finding a breakthrough in the treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis . The mission is undertaken by the provision of a free-to-patient treatment and research clinic and through the funding of innovative scientists working with the physical causes of the illness.


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Registered charity
No. 801279
The MEA Ramsay Research Fund

The MEA Ramsay Research Fund is the dedicated research fund of The ME Association, and supports biomedical research into the nature and causes of ME/CFS,


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Registered charity
No. 1124716
Melanoma Focus

Melanoma Focus is a UK-wide charity supporting independent research into the most serious ? and increasingly prevalent ? form of skin cancer: malignant melanoma. Founded by a team of world class research and clinical professionals Melanoma Focus is dedicated to raising badly needed funds for innovative research projects on the causes of this poorly understood cancer, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure. The charity also supports educational programmes aimed at increasing awareness and improving collaboration between medical professionals involved in the melanoma community.


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Registered charity
No. 297246
Meniere's Society

The Meniere?s Society provides support and information to sufferers of Meniere?s disease. Meniere?s disease is a long term, progressive disorder which damages the balance and hearing parts of the inner ear - symptoms are vertigo, tinnitus and deafness. They also fund research into the causes and treatments for Meniere?s disease.


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Registered charity
No. England 1091105,SC037586, Ireland CHY 12030
Meningitis Research Foundation

Meningitis Research Foundation funds research to prevent meningitis and septicaemia, and to improve survival rates and outcomes. The Foundation promotes education and awareness to reduce death and disability, and gives support to people affected.


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Registered charity
No. 1076774
Meningitis UK

Meningitis UK's vision is a vaccine to eradicate all forms of meningitis.

Every week, six families have to face the sudden tragedy of losing a loved one to this devastating disease.

Because it can kill in under four hours and the symptoms are notoriously difficult to spot, we believe a preventative vaccine is the only way to spare people this heartache.

Our Search 4 a Vaccine Campaign aims to raise £7million to help fund cutting-edge research to help us achieve this goal and save thousands of lives in the future.


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Registered charity
No. 514829
Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters works with people with mental health needs. Dedicated and experienced staff work with partner organisations to deliver a comprehensive range of services centred on individual service user needs. These include employment, housing, community support and psychological services.


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Registered charity
No. 1125538
Mental Health Research UK

Mental Health Research UK is the first specialist research charity set up to fund research into the underlying causes of, and treatments for, mental illness.


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Registered charity
No. 1043029
Mermaid Appeal

The aim of the charity is to preserve and protect the life of people in the county of Cornwall, in particular by the provision of a breast care centre for Cornwall to relieve persons suffering from breast disease: To provide equipment and facilities to help achieve this aim.


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Registered charity
No. 326730
Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund. British Lung Foundation

The Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund is a small voluntary fund where every penny raised goes towards promoting a greater awareness and sponsoring vital research studies into this asbestos cancer. It offers information and support to all whose lives have been affected by this devastating disease.


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Registered charity
No. 207783
Migraine Action Association

Migraine Action is the national charity (est.1958) that supports adults and children affected by migraine, through their highly informative age appropriate websites, a helpline (by phone, email or internet), an extensive range of literature and regular Education Days around the country. Migraine Action also supports research and investigation into causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.


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Registered charity
No. 1081300
The Migraine Trust

The Migraine Trust is the health and medical research charity for migraine in the United Kingdom. We are committed to supporting people living with migraine by providing them and their families with evidence based information. We seek to raise awareness of migraine as a serious public health problem. The Migraine Trust funds and promotes research into migraine for the purposes of better understanding, improved diagnosis and treatment and, ultimately, to find a cure for this debilitating condition.


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Registered charity
No. SC037454
Moebius Research Trust

Moebius Syndrome is a rare congenital disorder which to date, has no cure. It affects primarily the 6th & 7th cranial nerves, which means that those with the condition are unable to move their faces (can't smile, frown, suck, grimace or blink eyes). We aim to raise £250,000 to fund research into the cause of Moebius.


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Registered charity
No. 326689
Moghissi Laser Trust

The charity's role is twofold. To research Photodynamic Therapy used in conjunction with lasers to treat some cancers and to apply the research results to the benefit of patients with cancer. This is a relatively new modality using day surgery for treating cancer patients


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Registered charity
No. 1043280
MS Research Training and Education (MS Research)

MS Research Training and Education raises funds to enable research that will address its aims and further progress in the treatment of MS. In addition the charity will promote and support training and education to further knowledge and involvement of those who live with MS and those who treat it. It encourages volunteers to help in these aims through fundraising and general support duties such as office work, collections or organising an event. It makes appeals to involve persons with MS in the research projects.


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Registered charity
No. SC035531
Muir Maxwell Trust

The Muir Maxwell Trust is the UK's only charity dedicated to paediatric epilepsy. The Trust?s remit is to provide practical support to children and their families coping with severe epilepsy and to increase awareness and understanding of epilepsy and help remove the stigma associated with the condition.


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Registered charity
No. 228634
The Multiple Sclerosis Research And Relief Fund

MS Research and Relief Fund supports all people affected by Multiple Sclerosis, by giving grants to groups and individuals, as well as providing other support services such as complementary therapies, exercise classes, outreach support services. works in partnership with others on research opportunities for MS. Relies solely on donations.


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Registered charity
No. 1033731
The Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre

The Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre (MSRC) is a proactive and innovative charity passionately committed to supporting anyone affected by Multiple Sclerosis through access to unbiased information and advice. Our approach is to encourage individuals to make choices that are appropriate to their daily lives, empowering them to maximise their potential.

Some of the services MSRC provides include:

* A 24 hour, freephone Telephone Counselling Service available 365 days a year * An advisory service with access to MS Specialist Advisors and a Welfare Rights and Benefits Advisor * Publish the renowned MS journal, New Pathways * Maintain a comprehensive website, updated daily and providing a lively online community through its forums and chat rooms

MSRC strongly believes that "Life is for Living" and by providing unbiased information and advice, people affected by MS can make choices that are relevant to their particular needs.


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Registered charity
No. 207495
Multiple Sclerosis Society

The MS Society of Great Britain & Northern Ireland is the UK's largest organisation dedicated to supporting the 100,000 people, their families and carers affected by multiple sclerosis.


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Registered charity
No. 1088353
Multiple Sclerosis Trust

The MS Trust is a charity which works with and for the 100,000 people in the UK with MS. Our vision is to enable people with MS to live their lives to the full. We provide information that is tailored to what people want to know; education for health professionals about what people with MS need; research into better management of MS; support for anyone affected by MS.


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Registered charity
No. 205395 (England and Wales) - SC039445 (Scotland)
Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign leads the fight against muscle disease.

We provide free care and support for babies, children and adults affected by muscle disease and fund world-class research to find treatments and cures, provide grants towards equipment and campaign to raise awareness and bring about change.


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Registered charity
No. 1046443
Myasthenia Gravis Association

Myasthenia Gravis is an auto-immune disease which is characterised by fluctuating and sometimes fatal, muscle weakness. It affects all ages and both genders. The charity aims to aid the discovery of improved diagnostic techniques and better treatment - ultimately to find a permanent cure for Myasthenia Gravis and similar disorders of the nerve-muscle junction.


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Registered charity
No. 1085969
Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund

Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund arouses awareness of malignant melanoma and funds research to find a cure


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Registered charity
No. 327791
Myositis Support Group

The Myositis Support Group is a UK charity providing advice and support to sufferers of Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis, Inclusion Body Myositis and Juvenile Dermatomyositis and their families. The MSG also funds and promotes medical research that improves diagnosis, treatment, management and understanding of these diseases.


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Registered charity
No. 1117148 (England & Wales) and SC038632 (Scotland)
The National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis often start in teenagers and young adults and last a lifetime. NACC provides support to those affected and raises funds for research into a cure.


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Registered charity
No. 294087
National Eye Research Centre

The National Eye Research Centre funds research into diseases and disabilities of the eye and the prevention of blindness. The Centre is based in Bristol where much of the research is done, but there is a branch in Yorkshire and research is supported elsewhere in the UK.


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Registered charity
No. 1069222
National Gamete Donation Trust

The National Gamete Donation Trust was set up in 1999 to raise awareness of the need for sperm, egg and embryo donors, and to alleviate those shortages. It works with the media and health professionals on donor recruitment campaigns and is reguarly consulted on UK infertility policy issues.


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Registered charity
No. 290173
National Hospital Development Foundation

The National Hospital Development Foundation raises funds for capital and research projects at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.


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Registered charity
No. 1102712
National Osteoporosis Society

The National Osteoporosis Society is the only UK wide charity dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of those with and at risk of osteoporosis. The charity works to provide support, information, education and training in fighting this fragile bone disease whilst raising funds to support research projects across the UK.


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Registered charity
No. 61406
Newcastle University - Biomedicine Research

Support Newcastle University's world leading medical research teams who are dedicated to tackling critical health issues.

Our key areas of focus include ageing, stem cells, cancer, cell biology, genetics, drug development, medicine in society, and neuroscience. Newcastle's Faculty of Medical Sciences supports strong basic science that translates to clinical research for the benefit of patients by encouraging collaborative working on specific diseases between scientists and clinicians across disciplines and specialties.

We are indebted to our supporters who, through their enthusiastic charitable support, have helped us to take forward research and teaching that is now among the best in the world.


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Registered charity
No. 1107671
The Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation

The charity focuses on raising money to fund scientists who are researching a cure for spinal chord injury. To date we have raised funds through the sale of a cookbook, 'Off Duty', fundraising dinners and sponsorship events. Thank you for your support.


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Registered charity
No. 1048119
North East Promenaders Against Cancer (Nepac)

This is a voluntary charity set up in 1989 which gives out around £60000 each year. Most of this money is given to support blood-related cancer research in the RVI, Newcastle upon Tyne. The rest of the money is given to local hospices and cancer support groups.


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Registered charity
No. 510339
North of England Children's Cancer Research fund

the aims of NECCR are to raise money for the continuing vital research into the causes and treatment of Childhood Cancer.the main objectives are ;to increase the number of children cured of cancer.to make treatment less distressing,to find the causes of childhood cancerand to develope new treatments.


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Registered charity
No. 223598
North West Cancer Research Fund embodying Friends of Liverpool Radium Institute

North West Cancer Research Fund funds pioneering research in the North West. Were it not for regional cancer research charities like this new work, potentially the platform on which major breakthroughs will be made, would never get off the ground. An average of nearly 90p in every pound raised is spent directly on research.


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Registered charity
No. 1090320
North West Lung Centre Charity Ltd

The North West Lung Centre initiates and supports research into the causes, management and treatment of respiratory diseases


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Registered charity
No. 700037
Northen Counties Kidney Research Fund

The Northern Counties Kidney Research Fund raises funds and awards grants in the North of England for research into all aspects of kidney disease and its treatment. The Fund was established in 1970 following an appeal through the Newcastle Evening Chronicle to help with building a kidney preservation machine. The Fund is entirely voluntary and has no paid administrators or fund-raisers.


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Registered charity
No. 514392
Northern Cancer Care & Research Society (NCCRS)

Donations are used for research into the causes and management of gynaecological cancers. This work is extremely important if we are to progress in our ability to look after patients with these conditions. We enormously appreciate your contribution.


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Registered charity
No. XN47338
Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke

The aim of NI Chest, Heart and Stroke is to promote the prevention of and alleviate the suffering resulting from chest heart and stroke related illnesses. It does this through Support & Rehabilitation, research, health promotion, lobbying, financial support and advice & information.


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Registered charity
No. 1006509
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Appeal

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre is a pioneering and teaching hospital renowned world wide for treating all varieties of disease and damage to the musculoskeletal system. Its surgical and medical teams, its dedicated nurses and rehabilitation experts have established a reputation for care, and for significant advances in research, teaching and technology. Please help us and we can help you.


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Registered charity
No. 1131664
The Optimum Health Clinic Foundation

The charity aims to fund research into integrative health methods and to lobby for increased government funding for research and more effective NHS treatment. It also aims to look into how orthodox and ?complementary? approaches can work more closely together.


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Registered charity
No. 1080540
Orchid Cancer

Orchid exists to save men?s lives from testicular, prostate and penile cancers through pioneering research and promoting awareness. Our aim is to fund research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases and to promote awareness about them.


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Registered charity
No. SC040620
Ovarian Lets Shout for Linda

We are the 1st Scottish Charity dedicated to Ovarian Cancer. Our aims: To make a difference to the survival rate.To raise awareness of the disease. Advocate early screening and diagnostic testing. Raising funds for research towards better more effective treatments.


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Registered charity
No. 1057295
Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

The Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals (ORH) Charitable Funds is the umbrella charity for over 700 funds supporting projects across the ORH NHS Trust that enhance services and facilities for patients and staff. These range from support for particular wards, at the John Radcliffe, Churchill and Horton Hospitals, to larger fundraising campaigns to support major developments such as the new Oxford Cancer Centre, the Oxford Children's Hospital, the Geratology Appeal and the Oxford Heart Centre expansion. As one of the foremost teaching trusts in the UK, the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals enjoy a national and international reputation in fields such as cancer and cranio-facial surgery. Please give generously - your support enables us to provide the best possible healthcare in the best possible setting, to a standard far higher than the NHS alone would be able to afford.

Please note: If you wish to donate to a specific area within ORH Charitable Funds you will be able to specify this at the end of the donation process. Thank you.


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Registered charity
No. 1101156
Oxford Transplant Foundation

The Oxford Transplant Foundation is an independent charity established to raise funds for the sole benefit of the Oxford Transplant Centre. The Foundation raises funds that are used to enhance the Centre's facilities and to promote research in transplantation. It is devoted to the dissemination of information about the latest medical developments and their implications for improving patient care. The Foundation provides opportunities for stakeholders of the Oxford Transplant Centre -- from patients, doctors, through to carers and scientists -- to work together in continuing to build the Centre's reputation as a world leader in transplantation.


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Registered charity
No. 277732
The Pain Relief Foundation

The Charity researches the causes of human chronic pain affecting one in seven of the population. Through research it seeks to find new methods of treating patients with chronic pain and end their suffering. The charity trains doctors so they have the latest treatments available - CHRONIC PAIN DOES NOT KILL - IT OFFERS A LIFE-TIME OF AGONY!


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Registered charity
No. 1103253
Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

Pancreatic cancer is little known and little researched, despite having the highest death rate of all cancers. The Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund is the first national charity dedicated solely to overcoming pancreatic cancer through funding independent research and through lobbying existing research funders.


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Registered charity
No. 1112708
Pancreatic Cancer UK

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of any cancer. Pancreatic Cancer UK is determined to make a difference by providing support and information to those affected and by raising awareness and funding research. It provides advocacy for patients and families and lobbying to achieve higher priority for pancreatic cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 1118192
PAPAA

PAPAA provides a positive approach for people living with the skin condition psoriasis and its associated condition psoriatic arthritis. The charity produces information, raises awareness, and offers help and advice. A journal is produced twice a year and a comprehensive website is updated regularly.


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Registered charity
No. 258197 and Scotland SC037554
Parkinson?s UK

Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson?s. Because we?re here, no one has to face Parkinson?s alone. We bring people with Parkinson?s, their carers and families together via our network of local groups, our website and free confidential helpline. Specialist nurses, our supporters and staff provide information and training on every aspect of Parkinson?s. As the UK?s Parkinson?s support and research charity we?re leading the work to find a cure, and we?re closer than ever. We also campaign to change attitudes and demand better services. Our work is totally dependent on donations. Help us to find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson?s.


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Registered charity
No. 1019311
The Pelican Cancer Foundation

Pelican is dedicated to curing cancer patients and saving lives by advancing the effectiveness of precision surgery.

We train multi-disciplinary teams in precision surgery, develop surgical and diagnostic techniques, research into pelvic and liver cancer surgery, and enable improved treatment for pelvic and liver cancer patients.


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Registered charity
No. 1060423
The Peninsula Medical School Foundation

The Peninsula Medical School Foundation exists to support medical research and medical education at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry. The School is a centre of medical excellence, leading on internationally competitive research into an array of conditions and diseases that affect people today. At our newly completed laboratories at Truro, Plymouth and Exeter the key areas of research are Diabetes, Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Stroke and the interaction between the Environment and Human Health.


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Registered charity
No. 037745
Pet Blood Bank UK

Pet Blood Bank UK (PBBuk) is the first UK charity which will collect, process, store and supply pet blood products in the UK. PBBuk will collect canine blood which will then be processed into various blood products and stored on the premises.


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Registered charity
No. 1085662
The Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity

The PKD charity aims to provide information and support to patients and families affected by polycystic kidney disease, support research into both determining the causes of and discovering possible treatments and to raise awareness of PKD, providing information to patients, the public, the medical community and the media.


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Registered charity
No. 1047986
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust General Charitable Fund

Portsmouth Hospitals Charitable Fund is an umbrella charity with 22 'specialty' charities, which cover all departments within the hospital and the 'Rocky Appeal' charity. It aims to enhance/improve services and facilities for patient and staff including various research projects.


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Registered charity
No. 1027871
PRDF

The PRDF supports the research of the paediatric and adolescent rheumatology clinical teams at Great Ormond Street and University College Hospitals, and research teams at UCL Institute of Child Health and Windeyer Institute.


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Registered charity
No. 1090822
Pro Cancer Research Fund

Pro Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) supports a group of basic and clinical scientists developing a powerful new neuroscience method for the study of prostate and breast cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 802545
Prostate Cancer Research Centre

The Centre?s mission is to raise funds to undertake research to improve the survival and quality of life of men with prostate cancer. Research focuses on three areas: Understanding prostate cancer development and progression Managing prostate cancer ? identifying those who will benefit Treatment? bringing results from laboratory to bedside


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Registered charity
No. 1117399
Prostate Cancer Research Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Research Foundation has two aims, the first to promote independent worldwide research into all aspects of prostate cancer; and the second to spread the crucial knowledge gathered from that research as far afield as possible, via an internationally recognised forum, attended by the world?s top prostate cancer experts. The Prostate Cancer Research Foundation is also the home of the Bob Monkhouse ?Give a few bob? campaign www.giveafewbob.org.


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Registered charity
No. 1107211
Prostate Matters International

Prostate Matters International (PMI)PMI's primary aim is to conduct and support research into prostate diseases - especially cancer. PMI is committed to achieving the highest standards of academic research, bringing together and training the clinicians and scientists of the future. PMI's work will improve the diagnosis and treatment of prostate diseases for individual patients.


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Registered charity
No. 1078523
The Prostate Project

We support the Surrey and Hants Cancer network in its aims to be a centre of exxcellence for the treatment and diagnosis of Prostate Cancer. We fund the Prostate Cancer research team at the Post Graduate Medical School at the University of Surrey. This is at the forefront of patient involved research into the disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1037063
Prostate UK

Prostate UK is the leading charity in the fight against all prostate diseases, benign and malignant (cancer). Its mission is to raise awareness, provide information, promote understanding and fund both medical research and the training of healthcare professionals.


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Registered charity
No. 1115615
PSC - Support

It supports patients and their carers with the liver disease Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, raises funds for PSC research and provides information and advice for those affected by this condition.


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Registered charity
No. 257414
The Psoriasis Association

The Psoriasis Association is the leading national charity working for people with psoriasis. We provide information, advice and support via a comprehensive website, email and telephone helpline to people who have psoriasis or whose lives are affected by it. We aim to raise awareness of the condition that affects 2-3% of the population. The Psoriasis Association also funds research into the causes, treatment and care of psoriasis.


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Registered charity
No. 284286
Psychiatry Research Trust

The Psychiatry Research Trust supports research and investigation into mental health, mental illness and brain disease including specific diseases or conditions with psychiatric aspects. It also supports research into the causes, means of prevention, diagnoses and treatment of such conditions.


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Registered charity
No. 1084369
The Puffin Appeal

The Puffin Appeal has been set up to create a world-class childhood respiratory unit in the North of England and to care for youngsters with cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma and other lung diseases. With your help we can conduct this research into respiratory diseases which will help to make a real difference in the day-to-day lives of young patients., The Puffin Appeal has been set up to create a world-class childhood respiratory unit in the North of England and to care for youngsters with cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma and other lung diseases. With your help we can conduct this research into respiratory diseases which will help to make a real difference in the day-to-day lives of young patients.


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Registered charity
No. 1019792
Purine Metabolic Patients Association

PUMPA – the Purine Metabolic Patients’ Association – is a charity set up to provide family support and advance education about a group of genetic diseases, the purine and pyrimidine metabolic disorders, at every level amongst medical practitioners and the public, and provide funds for research.


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Registered charity
No. 299811
RAFT

RAFT is an independent charity working to prevent and improve the treatment of major traumas such as burns, wounds and cancers of the skin through advances in medical research and in reconstructive plastic surgery. Please refer to our website for further information. www.raft.ac.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1007819
The Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

The Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund provides grants for research into causes of and treatment of pancreatic cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 326306
Raynaud's & Scleroderma Association

The RSA is a national charity providing vital support and advice to sufferers and their carers. It aims to promote a greater awareness of Raynaud's and scleroderma; raises funds for research and welfare projects and improves communication between doctors and patients.


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Registered charity
No. 1063359
Remedi

Remedi provides funds for medical research projects in the UK which result in new rehabilitation procedures, improved medical equipment, services and facilities which dramatically improve the quality of life for babies, children and adults and make the journey from illness or disability back to a normal life a reality.


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Registered charity
No. 1042559
The Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE)

RICE is a small Bath-based national charity. We provide services and support for people with Alzheimer's disease and other memory problems and undertake research at a national level to learn more about the ageing process; find new and better treatments and improve the quality of life for older people.


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Registered charity
No. 1003899
Restore Burn and Wound Research

Restore undertakes pioneering research into the treatment of burns and wounds. We take the problem to the research laboratory and return the solution to the patient. Our small group have achieved groundbreaking results which will potentially benefit millions of scar and burn sufferers worldwide.


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Registered charity
No. 1069772
The Richard Thomas Leukaemia Fund

The Richard Thomas Leukaemia Fund raises money to fund research into Leukaemia. The money raised by the charity funds a full-time researcher, provides vital equipment to treat patients with this disease and provides families of those suffering with a place to stay in the hospital whilst caring for those close to them .


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Registered charity
No. 1122990
Robs ARTTT

It is Rob's wish to initially raise £100,000 to fund research into rare cancers such as DSRCT and continue fundraising until a cure is found !!.


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Registered charity
No. 1039708
Rotary Club Of Salisbury Charitable Fund

The Rotary Club of Salisbury,formed in 1922, is one of the oldest in Rotary District 1110. The Beneficiary Charities selected for the 2010 Swimathon are as follows:- 1/Salisbury Child Contact Centre, 2/The Jennifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy, 3/Salisbury & District Citizens Advice Bureau, 4/Other Charities supported by Salisbury Rotary Club and Rotary International.


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No. 1046854
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is wholly dedicated to defeating lung cancer. We fund unique research into the early detection of lung cancer, health promotion work and lung cancer patient care. Lung cancer claims more lives than any other cancer. Charity Registration Nos: England & Wales 1046854 - Scotland SCO37596


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No. 1053584
Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospital Charitable Fund

The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust is the largest postgraduate specialist heart and lung centre in the UK, with an international reputation as leaders in the research, treatment and education of heart and lung disease. Money raised through the Charitable Fund sponsors pioneering research which helps to understand the causes of these diseases and develop new treatments.


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Registered charity
No. 223106
Royal College of General Practitioners

The Royal College of General Practitioners is the professional membership body for family doctors in the UK. RCGP is committed to improving patient care, clinical standards and GP training throughout the primary care sector.


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No. 271729
RP Fighting Blindness

The RP Fighting Blindness (BRPS) was set up for those with RP. It's a self help group which helps members live with and overcome their visual problems and brings relief by stimulating research into the causes and eventual treatment of RP by funding a range of research projects.


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No. 208204
RSTMH

RSTMH promotes and advances the study, control and prevention of disease in humans and other animals in the tropics and plays a leading roll in increasing awareness throughout the world of tropical medicine and international health issues.


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No. 1049226
Salford Royal Hospitals

The Charity supports the wellbeing of patients and staff at the hospital by providing vital equipment, supporting staff through education and supporting both patients and staff through a range of welfare activities. It also provides funds for medical research which benefits the entire community.


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No. 1119848
The Sarcoma Trust

The Sarcoma Trust works to raise awareness of these rare cancers, raise funding for research, and to help support and inform sarcoma patients and their families. It works closely with Sarcoma UK and GIST Support UK on support work.


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No. 1036549
SCAT Bone Cancer Trust

SCAT is dedicated to the advancement of bone cancer research, to providing the best possible care and support at each stage of treatment and to improving the quality and dignity of life for all patients. We fund research, upgrade limbs, improve facilities for families and purchase specialist equipment.


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Registered charity
No. 286736
The Scleroderma Society

Scleroderma is a disease that can damage the skin and internal organs through scarring and poor blood supply. People with scleroderma live with constant anxiety about their future, not knowing how far or how fast the disease will progress. The Scleroderma Society supports people with this disease and funds vital research into this rare and complex condition.


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Registered charity
No. 1116860
Scott Hampton Foundation for Burkitt's Research

To create a Fellowship into the Research of Burkitt's Lymphoma Cancer, the disease which killed our beloved son Scott, age 31, in November,2005. The aim of this fellowship will be to help save lives of those who are afflicted with this extremely rare disease


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Registered charity
No. SC003458
Scottish Cot Death Trust

A baby dies every nine days of cot death in Scotland and the majority of families will never know why their healthy baby has died, for no apparent reason. The Scottish Cot Death Trust is the only cot death charity in Scotland trying to find the answers through funding research. The Scottish Cot Death Trust also provides a wide range of support for bereaved families and educates the public and professionals about cot death and how to reduce the risks. By supporting the Scottish Cot Death Trust you can help us make a difference.


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Registered charity
No. 1128354
SDBTT - Henry Barnfield Fund

An umbrella group set up under the auspices of SDBTT in memory of Henry Barnfield who died on Christmas day 2005 from a brain tumour at the age of 6. His parents Alastair and Shirley have set up this umbrella group to raise funds and heighten awareness of this dreadful disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1128354
SDBTT - Isobel Kelley Fund

An umbrella group set up under the auspices of SDBTT in memory of Isobel Kelley who died in July 2003 from a brain tumour at two years of age. Her parents Dave and Kate have set up this umbrella group to raise funds and heighten awareness of this dreadful disease.


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Registered charity
No. 1128354
SDBTT - Low Grade Glioma Fund

Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust funds scientific and clinical research into childhood and adult brain tumours, and offers support and information to patients and their carers. We have been working to improve understanding, diagnosis and treatment of brain tumours since the charity was set up in 1996 by Samantha's parents, Neil and Angela Dickson. We now spend around £1.3 million per year on brain tumour research and support, making us the largest brain tumour charity in the UK.


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Registered charity
No. 1128354
SDBTT - Peta-Jane Gath Fund

An umbrella group set up under the auspices of SDBTT in memory of Peta-Jane Gath


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Registered charity
No. 1128354
SDBTT - Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust

Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust SDBTT funds scientific and clinical research into childhood and adult brain tumours, and offers support and information to patients and their carers. We have been working to improve understanding, diagnosis and treatment of brain tumours since the charity was set up in 1996 by Samantha's parents, Neil and Angela Dickson. We now spend around £1.3 million per year on brain tumour research and support, making us the largest brain tumour charity in the UK.


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Registered charity
No. 1128354
SDBTT - William Doolin Fund

Maureen Doolin sadly lost her only son William on the 20 October 2006 to a brain tumour (medulloblastoma). William was only 10 years and 10 months old. Maureen and her family are determined to make sure that William’s death was not in vain and have set up an umbrella group within the charity to help us with our fight to find a cure.


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Registered charity
No. 262870
Shaare Zedek UK

The Shaare Zedek Medical Centre is the most centrally-located major, acute-care hospital in Jerusalem. The hospital is committed to the provision of the highest level of medical treatment within a framework of compassionate and very personal care. All monies raised for this charity will be allocated towards the building of the Children's Hospital.


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Registered charity
No. 1118686
Shackleton Foundation

The Shackleton Foundation supports individuals of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds who exemplify the spirit of Sir Ernest Shackleton: inspirational leaders wishing to "make a difference", in particular to the less advantaged.


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Registered charity
No. 1059043
Sheffield Hospitals Charitable Trust

Sheffield Hospitals Charitable Trust is an independent registered charity working with the NHS in Sheffield. Our aim is to enhance patient care by funding cutting-edge medical equipment, independent medical research, plus additional comforts and facilities for the benefit of our patients. For more information visit www.shctonline.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1118414
Sheffield Institute Foundation for Motor Neurone Disease

Institutes are a key weapon in the fight to discover the cure of such a complex condition. Institutes attract the best researchers, as it is a privilege to work in a centre of excellence. One other advantage is that Trusts and Foundation will fund more readily research done in an Institute. It is thanks to the Pasteur Institute that the cure for tuberculosis was found.


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Registered charity
No. 1002176
Sheffield Kidney Research Foundation Limited

Raising funds to combat kidney disease


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Registered charity
No. 284582
Skin Cancer Research Fund

Skin Cancer is one of the most common cancers and numbers are increasing rapidly. Most forms of skin cancer are not life threatening but the most serious form malignant melanoma can be deadly. This charity funds research into the causes, prevention and treatment of skin cancer.


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Registered charity
No. 298474
Skin Treatment And Research Trust

Skin Treatment and Reasearch Trust (START Skin) supports research into the skin diseases that affect a large number of people in the community such as eczema, psoriasis and malignant melanoma.


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Registered charity
No. 800952
South West Thames Kidney Fund

The South West Thames Kidney Fund was formed in 1989 in response to the need for support for research. All monies raised by the Fund go directly to support research into the causes of, and preventions for, chronic renal disease at the S W Thames Institute for Renal Research. For further information on the Kidney fund and the Research Institute please go to www.kidneyfund.org.uk and www.swtirr.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1051543
Southampton Hospital Charity

Southampton Hospital Charity aims to complement and enhance services and facilities for patients and their families in the care of Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust. The NHS Trust supports the needs of half a million people living in the city and south west Hampshire, and also provides specialist services to more than three million people in central southern England, the Channel Islands and further afield. With your help the Charity can help to provide a hospital environment that exceeds expectations.

If you would like your donation or fundraising activity to benefit a particular area or The Red & White Appeal, please specify this on your fundraising page or, if making a donation, in the free text box.


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Registered charity
No. X19140
The Southampton University Development Trust (Gift of Sight)

The Gift of Sight Appeal, established by Professor Andrew Lotery, funds world-class research into the prevention and treatment of blindness. Our principal areas of research are Age-related macular degeneration, the commonest cause of blindness in the Western world, Nystagmus and Glaucoma.


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Registered charity
No. 1003825 (England & Wales), SCO39482 (Scotland)
SPARKS

Sparks is a unique children's charity dedicated to funding research into the prevention, treatment and cure for conditions and illnesses affecting children, babies and expectant mothers. Sparks aim is for ALL babies to be born healthy and stay healthy. Since 1991, Sparks has committed over £18 million to fund research into conditions such as childhood cancer, childhood arthritis, meningitis, club foot, cerebral palsy, spina bifida and all the risks associated with premature birth. www.sparks.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 281325
Spinal Research

Spinal Research is a pioneering charity. Its aim is to find ways to repair spinal cord injury and reverse the paralysis that results from it. Based in the UK and recognised as a leader in its field, Spinal Research funds groundbreaking projects at scientific and medical institutions around the world. The next landmark is the launch of clinical trials with paralysed volunteers. These trials will test innovative treatments that could repair damage in the human spinal cord, and so restore sensation and movement.


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Registered charity
No. 1088119
St Mark's Hospital Foundation

St. Mark's Hospital Foundation is the fundraising and charitable arm of St. Mark's Hospital in Harrow, Middlesex. The hospital specialises in colorectal and intestinal diseases - the Foundation raises much needed funds for research, education and training for the hospital where the NHS can't.


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Registered charity
No. 261224
St Peter's Trust For Kidney Bladder & Prostate Research

St. Peter?s Trust took its name from St. Peter?s Hospital in central London - founded for the treatment of urinary tract diseases - and has supported its work since 1970. The Hospital, and its research and teaching centres in Urology and Nephrology, are now part of UCL Medical School and its associated hospitals. The Trust funds research on underlying disease processes and the translation of the findings into new clinical treatments.


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Registered charity
No. 1010523
St. Thomas' Lupus Trust

The St. Thomas' Lupus Trust is the charity that funds vital and pioneering research into lupus. It also supports the only dedicated lupus Clinic in Europe - the Louise Coote Lupus Unit at St. Thomas' Hospital.


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Registered charity
No. 1116574
Stoke Mandeville Spinal Foundation

The Foundation`s main aim is to improve the quality of life through research. Research will be concerned with practicalities of living with spinal cord injury, but also with a committment to pushing back the scientific frontiers of spinal cord injury. One of the initial priorities is to establish a research institute adjacent to the National Spinal Injuries centre.


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Registered charity
No. 211015 (England), SCO37789 (Scotland)
The Stroke Association

The Stroke Association is a registered national charity solely concerned with stroke. We aim to reduce strokes through research and health education and also help and support people and their families who have been affected by stroke through our Community Services.


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Registered charity
No. 1125038
Target Ovarian Cancer

Target Ovarian Cancer is dedicated to achieving a long and good life for every woman with ovarian cancer. Its mission is to accelerate progress to beat ovarian cancer by: * Improving lives: promoting best practice in diagnosis, treatment and care * Raising money: for high quality research UK-wide * Uniting hearts and minds: working with others to improve survival.


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Registered charity
No. SC009675
Tenovus Scotland Supporting Medical Research

Priming the pump of medical research across full spectrum of medical science. Very often leading to major funding from specialist charities. Over 90 p in every pound raised goes into research.


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Registered charity
No. 1040083
THE GEM APPEAL

It provides research into and treatment for incurable Genetic Diseases in children and has provided a laboratory and many expensive items of equipment in helping to better the lives of dying children. One day it will help FIND A CURE!!


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Registered charity
No. 800365
Thrombosis Research Institute

Our object is to develop and extend research into thrombosis through scientific laboratory work and clinical research, and to share the results of the work with the medical profession and other interested parties.


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Registered charity
No. 1105575
Together in West Essex

Together in West Essex helps to provide relief to Breast Cancer sufferers in West Essex by the contributing towards the provision of equipment at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Harlow Essex and towards Research at St Margarets Hospital Epping.


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Registered charity
No. 1060508
Tommy's, the baby charity

Tommy's funds medical research into the causes of premature birth, stillbirth and miscarriage, and provides an information service about health in pregnancy.


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Registered charity
No. 1003317
Tourettes Action

Our vision is a world where people with Tourette Syndrome (TS) receive the practical support and social acceptance they need to help them live their lives to the full. We help people with TS to be included in education, at work and in society, throughout their lives. We also support research to improve their quality of life.


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Registered charity
No. 1127108
Tracy Crawford Foundation

The purpose of the Foundation is to raise funding to support people suffering from cancer in all its forms. It particular emphasis is on the establishment of a therapeutic service that will enhance the physical and mental wellbeing of cancer sufferers in hospitals within the region and at home.


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Registered charity
No. 1069269
The Tracy Sollis Leukaemia Trust

The Tracy Sollis Leukaemia Trust aims to provide hospital equipment , donate monies to research for Leaukaemia and blood related disorders


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Registered charity
No. 1078780
Trauma Care

Trauma Care aims to improve the outcome of the trauma victim by establishing best practice throughout the whole chain of care. We achieve this through education, research and publishing.


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Registered charity
No. 1093022
Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK

It aims to provide information and support to members, and to raise awareness of trigeminal neuralgia amongst medical professions and the general public. Above all, it is there to provide hope and encouragement for patients who can feel isolated and depressed as a result of this excrutiatingly painful condition.


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Registered charity
No. 202047
The Tyneside Leukaemia Research Association

Tyneside Leukaemia Research Association (TLRA) was founded in 1961 and provides funds for clinical and laboratory research into leukaemia at Newcastle University Medical School. As an entirely voluntary organisation, with no paid staff and minimal administration expenditure, almost all money raised goes directly towards medical research.


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Registered charity
No. SCO36638
UCAN

500 people die every year in the North East from Urological Cancers and many more suffer unwanted after effects without appropriate support. These cancers are testicular, prostate, bladder, kidney and penile, they are some of the most curable cancers if detected early enough. UCAN continue to raise funds to highlight awareness of the signs and symptoms of urological cancers and to support sufferers through provision of Scotland's only urological cancer support centre based on Ward 44 at Aberdeen royal Infirmary.


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Registered charity
No. 1120887
UCARE

UCARE, Urology Cancer Research and Education, works to improve the treatment and care of people with cancer through research and education. UCARE supports: - research into prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular cancers - the development of new ways to fight cancer - education information about urological cancers


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Registered charity
No. X6243
UCL

UCL is a leading teaching and research university consistently ranked in the UK top-5 and the world top-10. Located in London its excellence extends across the disciplines, from biomedicine to fine art and impacts people across the globe.


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Registered charity
No. 1135220
UCL Cancer Institute Research Trust

The Trust's mission is to defeat cancer faster by funding innovative research at University College London's Cancer Institute. We focus on research into difficult to treat cancers and those affecting children and young adults.


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Registered charity
No. 1106304
UK Radiation Research Trust

Mobile phones and wireless communication technology is used with almost no precautionary advice. The purpose of the RRT is to uncover and communicate the facts concerning electro-magnetic radiation on our and our children’s health, whilst trying to raise funding to research conditions such as electrosensitivity, EMFs and cancer etc.


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Registered charity
No. 326361
UKAN

Its aims are to promote awareness of narcolepsy and its associated conditions, and to provide authoritive information about them. It provides practical advice and assistance to sufferers, families and their carers. It also supports research into its causes and treatment and encourages links with other narcolepsy associations worldwide.


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Registered charity
No. 1110009
UKSCF

The UKSCF is the only UK medical research charity devoted solely to raising funding for stem cell projects. Its aim is to speed up the translation of research from the laboratory to therapies for patients.


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Registered charity
No. 1077638
University College London Hospitals Charitable Foundation

UCL Hospitals Charitable Foundation is a charity that primarily supports projects within the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The charity supports the funding of equipment, buildings and research. The main focus is currently on cancer projects but projects in other areas are also supported.


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Registered charity
No. XN6656
University of Bath Joint Replacement Fund

The Centre for Orthopaedic Biomechanics at the University of Bath conducts pioneering research into joint replacement. Hip and knee replacements are almost unrivalled in terms of the improvement they bring to a patient’s quality of life. Support will allow more research to ensure better replacements are available more easily for more people.


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Registered charity
No. SC008303
University Of Glasgow Trust

The University of Glasgow Trust is the main vehicle for philanthropic donations to the University of Glasgow. The Trustees are responsible for disbursement of grants from gifts made to University of Glasgow priority fundraising projects. These include; the Medical Fund, Chancellor's Fund, Scholarships Fund, Paul O'Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre, The Scottish Centre for Ecology and the Natural Environment (SCENE), the Small Animal Hospital Campaign and the Beatson Pebble Appeal. The Trust also receives and administers unrestricted gifts and bequests for the benefit of the University.


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Registered charity
No. X6861
University of Leeds

Gifts to the University of Leeds help students in financial need, and help provide every Leeds student with a world class University experience. Thanks to the new Matched Funding scheme for Universities, every £3 given to Leeds is worth £5, until July 2011. There's no better time to help.


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Registered charity
No. exempt
University of Nottingham - MS Research

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating disease affecting 100,000 people in the UK alone. At present there is no diagnostic test which creates considerable distress for many patients. Research at The University of Nottingham, using the latest developments in MRI, will provide a rapid and highly cost-effective test.


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Registered charity
No. XR67172
University of Warwick

The University of Warwick raises money for students and activities based at the University. Donations can be made to support student scholarships and hardship funds, international students, medical research, student volunteer projects and more.


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Registered charity
No. 1128683
The Urology Foundation

Its aim is to improve the treatment and management of urological disease through sponsorship of research, education and training of urologists, patient information and public awareness. It develops training programmes to bring best urology practice to the UK by sending urologists to centres of specialist expertise .


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Registered charity
No. 1131072
Urostomy Association

It was formed in 1971 to assist people who are about to undergo or have undergone surgery resulting in a urinary diversion, often following cancer. It has a full time secretary who provides information personally and via a Handbook, pamphlets, website, organising visits, Journal and DVD. Medical research also supported.


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Registered charity
No. 1052501
Velindre Cancer Centre

Velindre Cancer Centre is the largest non - surgical cancer Hospital in Wales providing Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy and other specialised anti-cancer treatments for over half the people of Wales. We have been providing care and support to cancer patients and their families in Wales for over 50 years.

Every year we provide care, treatment and support for over 100,000 people. Due to early detection and improved treatments the number of people in Wales living with cancer is increasing daily. It is estimated that by 2015 there will be a 30% increase in the most common forms of cancer. We are determined to raise the money necessary to enable us to meet these new challenges.


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Registered charity
No. 1113184
Versus Cancer

Versus Cancer is dedicated to making a difference to people suffering from cancer. They raise funds through large scale music concerts, featuring living legends and new talent performing rarely seen sets and unique collaborations. Money raised goes towards cancer research and support groups, and raising awareness of the need for early detection.


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Registered charity
No. 1000722
VHL Group

To support VHL patients and families with advice and financially and to promote research into the condition.


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Registered charity
No. 1038091
The Virginia Keiley Benefaction

The primary objective of the Virginia Keiley Benefaction is to promote research into the causes, prevention, alleviation of Parkinson's disease. Donations are used to fund research doctors - both from the UK and overseas - to work at the National Hospital for Neurology, Queen Square in the quest for a cure.


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Registered charity
No. 1122500
Vision 4 Children

Vision4Children (V4C) is working solely towards reducing Global Childhood Blindness, offering help and support to all. Their Global research programmes will improve treatment and management of blinding childhood eye diseases and longterm sustainable teaching training programmes will tackle treatable childhood blinding conditions where the need is the greatest.


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