About us

Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust help fund equipment and facilities to prevent, detect, treat and cure cancer

We are Doncaster’s oldest local cancer charity, to this day ran entirely by volunteers.

Since our formation in 1972 we have donated over 80 pieces of front line cancer equipment to Doncaster Hospitals alongside millions of pounds worth of facilities and medical expertise and built, equipped and upgraded St John’s Hospice.

It’s the amazing support of Doncaster people and the many great business and organisations that have supported us over the years that enable us to keep succeeding with our fundraising efforts – helping to provide a gold standard service for cancer patients in Doncaster and the surrounding area. Long may it continue.

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Our history


The Venerable Bob Fitzharris
Vice Chairman
Mark Toseland
Peter Mellor
Carol Spiller
Yvonne Woodcock
Victoria Fletcher
Georgina Mullis

Our supporters

Thank you to these great organisations and individuals supporting DCDT…

  • Christchurch Dancers
  • Doncaster & District Rotary Groups
  • Doncaster Golf Club
  • Doncaster Wheatsheaf Singers
  • Funeral donations
  • Hatfield Friends of DCDT
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Mercure Doncaster Danum Hotel
  • NCS Students
  • Optima International
  • Tesco at Bentley
  • Thorne Rural Lions
  • Tickhill & District Lions
  • UNITE Union
  • Vizuality
  • Wheatley Golf Club