How much money is raised each year for cancer research?
Funding for Research Areas.
|Disease Area||Breast Cancer|
How much money has been spent on cancer research in the world? In 2021, global oncology spending totaled 187 billion U.S. dollars. In comparison, costs stood at 86 billion dollars six years earlier.
What does cancer research do to raise money? We raise funds through donations, gifts in Wills, community fundraising and events, corporate partnerships, and our retail chain of over 600 shops.
Which cancer research has 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%).