Seven new research grants awarded

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

9 November 2015

World Cancer Research Fund international has awarded seven new grants as part of our Regular Grant Programme, which funds groundbreaking research into the links between diet, nutrition, physical activity and cancer.

The grants have been funded as part of our 2014/15 grant cycle; details about each of them can be found below:

Interactions between time trends in dietary behaviors and the socio-economic environment, and cancer risk in the E3N cohort study

Dr Francoise Clavel-Chapelon, Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health (France)


Using wearable technology activity monitors to increase physical activity and decrease sitting time amongst breast cancer survivors

Dr Brigid Lynch, Cancer Council Victoria (Australia)


Exploitation of molecular and mechanistic data to identify modifiable factors which cause prostate cancer incidence and progression and elucidate their mechanism of action

Dr Sarah Lewis, University of Bristol (UK)


Chronic platelet activation - a major link between diet, lifestyle and cancer risk?

Dr Tilman Kühn, German Cancer Research Center (Germany)


Advanced Glycation End Products: Are exposures associated with colorectal cancer risk and survival?

Dr Mazda Jenab, International Agency for Research on Cancer (France)


Biomarkers of selenium status and risk of advanced prostate cancer

Prof. Anne Tjønneland, Danish Cancer Society Research Center (Denmark)


Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of esophageal, gastric, pancreas, lung and breast cancer: a prospective cohort study

Prof. Piet van den Brandt, Maastricht University (Netherlands)