How much money do you get for cancer research?
Funding for Research Areas.
|Disease Area||Lung Cancer|
Which cancer research gets the most funding? Breast cancer received the most funding by far, at $460 million, accounting for a third of all cancer-specific nonprofit revenue. Next in line—with less than half the funding of breast cancer—were leukemia ($201 million; 15% of total revenue), childhood cancers ($177 million; 13%) and lymphoma ($145 million; 11%).
How do you apply for research grants?
- 1) Become familiar with grant writing early on.
- 2) Decide what you most need the money for.
- 3) Signpost your applications according to rigour, value for money, impact, scientific interest.
- 4) Talk to colleagues who have applied to the same organisation.
Who funds cancer research in the US? We’re primarily funded from personal donations—like yours. In 2019, you helped us invest more than $145.9 million in cancer research. Since 1946, we’ve invested more than $5 billion in research grants to the best scientists across the country. Your donations also support vital patient services and programs.