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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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Investigating the role of lifestyle factors on long-term health outcomes in survivors of childhood cancers

Raoul Reulen — University of Birmingham

What is the role of lifestyle factors on the long-term health outcomes for people who survive a childhood cancer?

Status: Ongoing

Breast cancer: effect of yoga on endocrine-related musculoskeletal symptoms

Evelyn Monninkhof — University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMCU)

The aim of this study is to assess the effect of yoga in women with a breast cancer diagnosis who suffer from joint pain and stiffness caused by hormone therapy.

Status: Ongoing

Vitamin D levels and recurrence of bladder cancer

Alina Vrieling — Radboud University Medical Center

This project hypothesises that higher plasma vitamin D concentrations are associated with decreased risk of recurrence and better quality of life in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Status: Ongoing

Defining characteristics to help predict survival from pancreatic cancer

Stephen Olde Damink — Maastricht University

This project will aim to define a set of patient traits within patients’ body composition, nutritional status, and inflammatory state that is predictive of postoperative course and survival of pancreatic cancer.

Status: Ongoing

Fat tissue and advanced prostate cancer risk

Emma Allott — Queen's University of Belfast

The aim of this project is to examine the amount of fat surrounding the prostate as a risk factor for aggressive prostate cancer.

Status: Ongoing

Body size and non-muscle invasive bladder cancer outcome

Sita Vermeulen — Radboud University Medical Center

The project aims to generate evidence on the relation between body size and non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) outcome and on the mechanism by which body size affects NMIBC recurrence and progression risk.

Status: Ongoing

How western diets alter stem cells and induce colon cancer

Mark Schmitt — University of Marburg

This project will investigate which western-style diet-related factors influence the inflammation of stem cells and the development of colon cancer

Status: Ongoing

Rebuilding bone with exercise in multiple myeloma

Tina Skinner — University of Queensland

This study’s objectives are to determine the effect of highly targeted exercise on the bone health and quality of life of people with multiple myeloma.

Status: Ongoing

Understanding how obesity-induced tumour metabolites drive prostate cancer progression

Giorgia Zadra — Italian National Council of Research

This study aims to show that changing diet can reverse obesity-induced tumour and prostate cancer progression

Status: Ongoing

Body mass index in childhood and risk of pre-menopausal breast cancer

Terence Dwyer — Murdoch Children's Research Institute

The study aims to determine whether a larger body size in childhood protects against a risk of pre-menopausal breast cancer.

Status: Ongoing