The CRUK Scotland Centre‚Äôs unifying mission is to translate cutting-edge discoveries into promising therapeutic opportunities, and to deliver novel options to prevent and detect cancer for the Scottish population and further afield. To this end, the Centre harnesses combined assets, which include world leading scientific and clinical expertise and highly engaged patient and public involvement (PPI) groups, to drive scientific discovery and innovation faster than ever before. The purpose of PPI in research is to help to set the research agenda, and to ensure patient interests and safety of research participants are always at the forefront. This is of particular importance in Scotland, where it is most clear that beating cancer is not just about treating cancer.  PPI is thus a key component of research activities within the Centre and we so have written a PPI strategy for the Centre, which can be found here.