One in two people in the UK will get cancer in their lifetimes. Two things help make a huge difference; finding it early and matching the right treatment to the individual - a lifesaver for one patient could be useless for another.
Our researchers are aiming to teach our immune system to target cancer cells, get more patients into clinical trials and more. With your support, they can focus on cancers whose symptoms are easily mistaken for other conditions, including blood, brain and bowel cancers.
To find out more about how Birmingham is finding ways to treat and prevent cancer, and to see how you can make a difference, go to our Birmingham in Cancer Wards page.