Who funds the World cancer research Fund? Global research expertise
We receive no funding from any government for this research. In fact, the majority of our money comes from public donations via our network of cancer prevention charities: World Cancer Research Fund in the UK and Wereld Kanker Onderzoek Fonds in the Netherlands.
What does the World cancer research Fund do? World Cancer Research Fund International examines how diet, weight and physical activity affect your risk of developing and surviving cancer.
Which cancer research is most funded? 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 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.