How much money does the government put towards cancer research?
Funding for Research Areas.
|Disease Area||Liver Cancer|
How does the American Cancer Society spend their money? Fulfilling our mission. Overall, in 2018, 78% of American Cancer Society resources were invested in cancer research, patient support, prevention information and education, and detection and treatment. The other 22% of resources were used to fund our management and general expenses, and fundraising expenses.
What does cancer research UK do with the money? What does the funding go towards? We fund scientists, doctors and nurses to work towards prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Funding supports something as big as a new research centre down to the small glass slides that are used to analyse cancer cells.
How much money is given to cancer research every year? More than $2 billion is requested for basic research into the mechanism and causes of cancer. Another $1.3 billion is requested for treatment. And cancer prevention and control? It gets $232 million altogether.