Our partnerships

We work with various partner organisations across the UK to help us increase the range and scope of our evidence. We hold research focused partnerships as well as cancer data partnerships.

Research partnerships:

  • Macmillan Survivorship Research Group

    The MSRG is a group of researchers at Southampton University, which is funded as part of a Macmillan five-year programme grant.

  • National Cancer Research Institute

    We work alongside the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) to build a shared research agenda that impacts on all parts of the cancer journey and system.

  • The Association of Medical Research Charities

    Macmillan is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), a national membership organisation of the leading UK-based health and medical research charities.

Cancer data partnerships:

  • National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service

    Macmillan Cancer Support and the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS) are working in partnership to develop robust data analysis of the 2.5 million people currently (2015) living with cancer in the UK.

  • Northern Ireland Cancer Registry

    In partnership with Northern Ireland’s Cancer Registry, we are using data to understand and improve the impact and cost of cancer within the wider community and health and social care services in Northern Ireland.

  • Information Services Division: Scotland

    We are working in partnership with Scotland’s Information Services Division to use data to improve the understanding of the impact and costs of cancer and its treatment for people affected by cancer in Scotland.

  • Richmond Group and National Information Board

    Macmillan also works with the Richmond Group of Charities, in order to engage with the National Information Board and other stakeholders working in the field of health data.

  • The Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit

    The Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU) is the national cancer registry for Wales. We work with them to inform service development for people living with and beyond cancer in Wales.