Preventing cancer. Saving lives

We examine how diet, weight and physical activity can affect your risk of developing and surviving cancer. While society continues to search for a cure, our prevention and survival work is helping people to live longer, happier and healthier lives – free from the devastating effects of cancer.

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INSPIRE Research Challenge now open

Our new grant call is aimed at early career investigators

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IN THE NEWS

Women in science

To mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science, read our inspiring stories

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OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

Proven ways to reduce your cancer risk

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POLICY DATABASE

How countries tackle obesity and sedentary living

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NEW GRANTS AWARDED

From AI to yoga

More than £4.2m awarded for 22 research grants in 2023

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CUP GLOBAL

Global Cancer Update Programme

Our flagship global research programme looks at international research on cancer, diet and activity

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WHO WE ARE

Our mission

How diet, weight and physical activity affect your risk of developing and surviving cancer

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