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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Vitamin D and bladder cancer risk, recurrence and progression

Núria Malats — Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)
Status: Completed

Wearable technology and breast cancer survivors

Brigid Lynch — Cancer Council Victoria

This study provides some evidence that wearable fitness trackers may improve the quality of life of breast cancer survivors

Status: Completed

Uncovering the aetiology of cancers of unknown primary site

Leo Schouten — Maastricht University

Risk for Cancer of Unknown Primary Site, uncovering the aetiology of a neglected disease – research study

Status: Ongoing

Vitamin D and nasopharyngeal cancer

Tai Hing Lam — University of Hong Kong

Prof Lam’s research findings potentially have important implications for the prevention of NPC through vitamin D

Status: Completed

The protective effect of consuming polyphenols on colorectal cancer risk in Japan

Shoichiro Tsugane — National Cancer Centre (Japan)

Shoichiro Tsugane is investigating the role of polyphenols in colorectal cancer development using molecular epidemiologic studies

Status: Ongoing

Plasma carotenoids, vitamin C and risk of breast cancer

Carla Van Gils — University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMCU)

Carla H Van Gils’s research found that women with higher levels of vitamin C, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene or cryptoxanthin appeared to have a lower breast cancer risk than women with low levels of these antioxidants

Status: Completed

Physical activity and cancer-related fatigue

Karin Nordin — Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences

Karin Nordin’s research study looks at physical training and cancer: effects and understanding of mechanisms for preventing and minimizing cancer-related fatigue, improving quality of life and disease outcome

Status: Ongoing

The link between overweight and obesity, and surviving head and neck cancers

Nicholas Timpson — University of Bristol

Nicholas Timpson’s research is a pilot study assessing direction and causality in the association between BMI and head and neck cancer survival

Status: Ongoing

Optimising physical fitness in patients receiving chemo-radiotherapy for head and neck cancer

Anne May — University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMCU)

Anne May’s study aims to fill a gap in our knowledge, as exercise studies for HNC patients are scarce and knowledge about an exercise intervention optimally tailored to the needs of HNC patients is lacking

Status: Ongoing

Obesity, exercise and prostate cancer

Stephen Finn — University of Dublin

Evasion of immune editing by circulating tumour cells is an exercise-modifiable mechanism underlying aggressive behaviour in obese men with prostate cancer

Status: Ongoing