Latest news and updates from World Cancer Research Fund International.
New study shows that eating foods with higher folate levels reduces the risk of colorectal cancer.
16 projects awarded funding in our Regular Grant Programme, plus 6 INSPIRE grants for early career investigators
A study co-funded by World Cancer Research Fund International has shown that the more UPF we eat, the greater the chance we’ll suffer from two or more long-term health conditions
Nomination comes in recognition of our work leading the field in cancer prevention research for more than 30 years.
We respond to the recent reports released by IARC and WHO concerning the artificial sweetener and its cancer risk.
A cohort study of 2.6 million adults, has found that overweight and obesity during early adulthood could be linked with up to 18 cancers.
New report highlights how, with robust policies, GPs and nurses can help people do more physical activity and reduce their risk of cancer.
Our new indexes assess how well 30 European countries are doing in policies that combat childhood and adolescent obesity.
Nearly 20% rise in ovarian cancer for UPF-heavy diets, worrying research funded by World Cancer Research Fund shows.
WCRF International collaborated on 3 papers presenting new tools providing insights into nutrition and physical policies across Europe.
A comprehensive analysis of existing research has found strong evidence of the benefits of physical activity following a breast cancer diagnosis. It demonstrated improved quality of life in women who were living with and beyond cancer.
This year’s grant programme has awarded a record total of £5.1 million in funding for its vital research into how diet, nutrition and physical activity can prevent cancer, as well as help people survive cancer.
A major review of published research has found that certain key factors could impact the risk of death for women after a breast cancer diagnosis.
We welcome a new World Health Organization report which highlights a global lack of progress in implementing physical activity policy recommendations.
The Global Cancer Update Programme identifies critical gaps in cancer science as well as advancing new knowledge.
New study finds WCRF/AICR’s Cancer Prevention Recommendations are associated with reduced mortality risk from all causes, cancer and heart disease.
We look forward to working in partnership with the WHO to help people reduce their risk of cancer and NCDs, and contribute to the health and wellbeing of cancer survivors.
World Cancer Research Fund is delighted to announce its largest ever level of funding in its 30-year history with £4.4m in grants awarded to 19 new research projects
Key demands for EU action
WCRF’s UK charity aims to highlight evidence for cancer prevention
World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) is delighted to announce it has awarded funding to 13 new research grants
This exciting new collaboration will enable us to co-fund cancer research in Australia
Doing light-intensity physical activity was associated with better quality of life and less fatigue in colorectal cancer survivors two years post-treatment, according to new research
World Cancer Research Fund launches global database of physical activity policies
Please note that this may be updated as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves
How we’re working during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis
New report says countries are failing to protect children from the effects of junk food marketing
We are excited to announce the new grants that have been awarded as part of our World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) International Regular Grant Programme for 2019
Top health organisations and global cancer experts are urging the public to continue following the recommendation to limit red meat intake to three portions a week and eat little, if any, processed meat for cancer prevention
In July 2019, we hosted a webinar in collaboration with the Union for International Cancer Control
Our Policy team was in Stockholm this month to hear about engaging with young people, dietary shifts and a healthy planet
Our policy framework, NOURISHING, has been translated into Spanish and published in a book, Obesity in Mexico
We are pleased to announce the new World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) International grants that have been awarded, as part of our Regular Grant Programme, for 2017–18
The Final Draft of the Political Declaration, that will be adopted by Member States at the third United Nations High Level Meeting (UN HLM) on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), is now available
The World Cancer Research Fund International Regular Grant Programme is now open
Drinking just one alcoholic drink a day can increase breast cancer risk, our new Continuous Update Project report reveals