Latest news and updates from World Cancer Research Fund International.


Seven new research grants awarded

We have awarded several new grants to fund research into cancer prevention and survival

coke and sugar

Mexico should resist industry pressure to reduce sugary drinks tax

We join a group of 17 international organisations urging Mexico to resist pressure from the food industry to reduce their groundbreaking 10% tax on sugary drinks

World Cancer Research Fund response to the latest evidence on meat & cancer risk

We welcome the World Health Organization's new evaluation on red and processed meat

sugar and the sugar reduction report

Response to Public Health England's Sugar Reduction report

We welcome the publication of Public Health England's new report Sugar Reduction: The evidence for action

Groundbreaking method to review mechanistic research on lifestyle factors & cancer

We have teamed up with the University of Bristol to increase understanding of the links between diet, weight, physical activity and cancer


eLearning module on obesity & cancer launched

eLearning module for health professionals launched in collaboration with World Obesity Federation

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Response to the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals

World Cancer Research Fund International responds to the adoption of the new Agenda for Sustainable Development by Member States at the United Nations Summit

World Cancer Research Fund International urges countries to prioritise investment in nutrition

We join a coalition of 53 international organisations calling for Heads of State to increase investment in nutrition

Kidney CUP report 2015

Weight linked to kidney cancer

Today we publish a new report which confirms that being overweight or obese increases the risk of kidney cancer

World Cancer Research Fund International forges global partnerships

World Cancer Research Fund International forges global partnerships to reduce non-communicable diseases

We establish two partnerships to improve policymaking to promote health & tackle the global obesity epidemic