Experimental Cancer Research Centre (ECMC) researchers are world-leading scientists and clinicians who drive the discovery, development and testing of new treatments to combat cancer. The funding supports over 200 staff involved in early phase trials and translational research.

Innovating for people affected by cancer is at the heart of what we do. We owe huge gratitude to the people who take part in early phase trials, helping to ensure that discoveries that are made in the laboratories of the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres (ECMC) become treatments of the future.

The Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) Network is uniquely placed to help industry develop the cancer drugs of the future, bringing together an unrivalled team of world-leading clinical experts, working collaboratively to deliver early phase clinical trials.

Our Centres

The ECMC Network is made of up 18 Centres across the UK. There are adult and paediatric Centres. Search here to find the Centre or research specialism you are looking for.

ECMC Network

Each Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) has unique and world-leading expertise within early phase clinical research. Collaboration across the ECMC Network gives us the edge in generating new treatments for cancer.