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Latest news and updates from World Cancer Research Fund International.

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Applications for 2018-19 Regular Grant Programme now open

The World Cancer Research Fund International Regular Grant Programme is now open

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Young people at heart of new project tackling childhood obesity

World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) International’s Policy and Public Affairs team are meeting today with the other international organisations involved in a new project to tackle childhood obesity in Europe

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Building Momentum: a series of reports providing an overview of lessons on implementing evidence-informed nutrition policy

The first report in the series tackles how to implement a robust sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax in the face of a lack of political will and industry interference

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WCRF at the Royal Society: the highlights

On 24 May we launched our new cancer prevention report at a number of events around the world

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Blueprint to beat cancer launched today

Worldwide research review project underpins latest, evidence-based Cancer Prevention Recommendations

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EU funding secured to prevent childhood obesity

Our Policy and Public Affairs Department is expanding and developing our evidence for policy work

Health Canada’s proposal to restrict marketing to children – our response

We have responded to a consultation on Health Canada’s proposed approach to restrict unhealthy food and drink marketing to children.

Just one alcoholic drink a day can increase breast cancer risk

Drinking just one alcoholic drink a day can increase breast cancer risk, our new Continuous Update Project report reveals.

Restricting food and drink marketing to children in Canada – a vital step

We have recently endorsed the Ottawa Principles and the Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition in Canada.

New research confirms obesity link to 11 cancers

Study we funded highlights obesity and cancer link