Thank you to our fabulous fundraisers in 2022!

We’re so grateful for the money raised by so many people across the year. From running marathons to birthday celebrations, the money you, our supporters raise, brings hope to so many families and helps fund continued research at The Royal Marsden.

Ray Wise outside Richmond tube station

Running every tube line for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Following his friend’s treatment at The Royal Marsden, Ray was inspired to take on an unusual fundraising challenge. Here he shares his experience of running all eleven tube lines in London.


Two children wearing colourful Royal Marsden Cancer Charity running vests

Siblings' double marathon raises over £62,000 for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

This summer, Reece, 9, and Emilie,7, each ran a marathon over their school summer holidays to raise funds after their dad Mark began treatment at The Royal Marsden for stage 4 pancreatic cancer.


Jacky wearing a white dress posing with an 80th birthday cake and floral helium balloon

'Joining an immunotherapy clinical trial was an absolute lifeline' - Jacky's Story

Jacky has been treated at The Royal Marsden for both breast and ovarian cancer. She shares her story of how joining a clinical trial saved her life and meant she has seen her grandchildren grow up. To mark her 80th birthday this year and to say thank you, Jacky organised a fundraiser for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, raising over £1,800.


Photo of Christine and Stephanie chatting in the garden

Building hope brick by brick – Christine's story

Find out more about our exciting partnership with M&S, which launched in Spring 2022, and how it will help patients like Christine by supporting our Oak Cancer Centre appeal.

Malcolm Pearce at the beach with his dog
Malcolm Pearce, patient and fundraiser for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

From fundraiser to patient to fundraiser - Malcolm’s Story

In 1982, Malcolm took part in an epic fundraiser for The Royal Marsden, but he never imagined that 38 years later, he would be back a patient himself on a clinical trial.