Brightening lives

Since 1996 work funded by BRIGHT has significantly improved patient survival outcomes and treatments


Bright Future

Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK. Help us fund vital research and new treatment options for this and other gastro-intestinal cancers


Shining Bright

BRIGHT helped to fund a Papillon machine – an alternative treatment option to life-changing surgery


BRIGHT funds vital research and new treatment options for gastro-intestinal cancer patients at the St Luke’s Cancer Centre, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford.

Cancers we support through the charity include bowel cancer and cancers of the stomach, oesophagus, pancreas and gallbladder.


If you’d like to make a donation to support our research projects and fund new cancer treatments, you can either donate online with JustGiving or by post with a cheque

The investment in the Papillon machine is already showing success, with some of those treated seeing complete resolution and now, with the introduction of a new database, St.Luke’s will be at the heart of tracking Papillon treatment effectiveness worldwide

Dr. Alexandra Stewart, Consultant clinical oncologist

The whole field of oncology is changing to focus on targeted treatments and with increased knowledge at the molecular level, we can provide better, more personalised treatments and improve outcomes

Dr. Dhillon, Consultant medical oncologist

A scan revealed that conventional radiotherapy had shrunk the tumour to a level which made me an ideal candidate for Papillon treatment. It was a great relief to me that I didn’t have to go through major surgery at my age

Mr Prebble (age 87, from Haslemere, Surrey)

Latest News & Events

Supporter signs up to swim the Swim Serpentine for BRIGHT

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Always delighted when supporters volunteer to undertake a sporting challenge to raise money for BRIGHT. This year Helen, who is the Papillon Research & Database Manager funded by BRIGHT, at St Luke’s Hospital, will be putting on a wetsuit and taking part in the Swim Serpentine, on Saturday 22nd September. This is a one-day open water swimming festival staged in the heart of London.

Please help support Helen in her fundraising efforts

GenesisCare joins forces with BRIGHT to sponsor House of Commons Fundraiser

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BRIGHT is delighted to announce a partnership with GenesisCare, the leading provider of patient focused care for cancer treatment. GenesisCare are sponsoring  a fundraising event, that is taking place at the prestigious House of Commons on Friday 12th October. Sir Paul Beresford, MP for Dorking, who is a close supporter of the charity will be hosting the event, which hopes to bring new and old supporters together to celebrate the success of the charity and to announce the latest fundraising initiative. Tickets are priced at £125 which includes a tour of the House of Commons and a three course dinner. For more information on booking a ticket/table please contact Olivia or Zoe on