WCRF global network
Cancer is a global disease, with some types of cancer more common in some parts of the world than others. Since its foundation in 1982 the World Cancer Research Fund global network has been dedicated to its mission of preventing cancer worldwide.
WCRF International is the not-for-profit umbrella association that leads and unifies our WCRF global network of cancer charities dedicated to funding research and education programmes into the link between food, nutrition, physical activity, weight maintenance and cancer risk. The national charities are based in the US, UK, Netherlands, and Hong Kong.
The umbrella organisation for the WCRF global network, we work with leading cancer research scientists, policy makers and health professionals to make cancer prevention a reality.
Founded in Washington, DC in 1982 and the first charity to become part of our global network of cancer prevention charities.
The principal UK charity focused on cancer prevention through funding cancer research and providing education materials.
The only Dutch charity dedicated to cancer prevention through the promotion of healthy eating, physical activity and the maintenance of a healthy weight.
Along with the WCRF global network, WCRF HK has raised millions of pounds for cancer prevention research and education programmes.