What we are funding

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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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

Biomarkers of acrylamide exposure and risk of endometrial and ovarian cancers

Eric Duell — IDIBELL

Eric Duell’s research did not provide convincing support for the hypothesis that higher acrylamide exposure is associated with higher risks for endometrial and ovarian cancers, but more research is needed

Status: Completed

Vitamin D and prostate cancer

Richard Martin — University of Bristol

Richard Martin and his team observed association between vitamin D and more aggressive cancers, which indicates the potential role for vitamin D manipulation to control the progression of prostate cancer

Status: Completed

Are metabolites associated with obesity causing colorectal cancer?

Emma Vincent — University of Bristol

The aim of this research project is to address whether the impact of obesity on colorectal cancer is mediated through changes to the circulating metabolome

Status: Ongoing

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

Colorectal cancer survivors and following WCRF/AICR Recommendations

Martijn Bours — Maastricht University

Martijn Bours’s research study looks at whether adherence to World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research lifestyle recommendations for cancer prevention are associated with a better quality of life in survivors of colorectal cancer

Status: Completed

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

Piet van den Brandt — Maastricht University

Piet van den Brandt’s research concluded that eating a Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of lung, postmenopausal breast, oesophagus (squamous cell carcinoma in men), and stomach cancers

Status: Completed