Cancer research is a large charity that treats and supports all types of cancer and they are constantly researching new ways to cure cancer and find new and improved ways of treating it. With the money that the charity raises, they fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help treat cancer and eventually work towards beating cancer for good. They also provide information about all types of cancer to the public. Cancer research also comfort cancer patients and have set up a community for all cancer patients do that they feel comfortable and supported so that they can talk to other people and get help from others. Cancer research is a cancer awareness charity which was formed on 4th February 2002. Cancer research UK is the world’s largest independent cancer research charity. Cancer research UK is a not for profit business because it is a charity and its main aim is to help people’s lives and save people from suffering from all types of cancer. Cancer research UK do not aim to make a profit they use the money that they raise to fund the scientists, doctors and nurses’ so that they can continue to make a difference to people’s lives.