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Explore some of the hundreds of research grants that World Cancer Research Fund has awarded. You can filter your search by cancer type, location, institution or researcher.

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Evaluating the protective effect of folate against lung cancer in a large European prospective study

Paul Brennan — International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Paul Brennan’s research team found that the blood concentrations of vitamin B6 and methionine were substantially lower in lung cancer cases than in controls

Status: Completed

Evaluating the effects of B and D vitamins in renal cell cancer in two large European prospective studies

Paul Brennan — International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Fruit and vegetable intake has been associated with reduced risk of renal cell cancer, as well as squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Status: Completed

Dietary and genetic factors and risk of nasopharyngeal cancer in south-east Asia

James McKay — International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

James McKay’s research study looks at nasopharyngeal cancer, which is rare in western countries but more frequent in south-east Asia

Status: Ongoing

Is cancer interacting with diseases such as diabetes in overweight patients?

Heinz Freisling — International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Heinz Freisling will study common cancers associated with adiposity, such as bowel and breast (in postmenopausal women), and cancers with a particularly strong association with adiposity and diabetes

Status: Ongoing

Body composition and breast cancer risk

Laure Dossus — International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Laure Dossus’s research study looks at whether the association between body composition and breast cancer risk is mediated by immune function and chronic inflammation

Status: Completed

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

Mazda Jenab — International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Mazda Jenab is researching compounds identified in various foods, mostly produced from cooking high fat/protein or animal-source foods

Status: Ongoing