Worldwide Cancer Research is one of the leading UK charities funding research into any type of cancer, anywhere in the world. We have awarded almost £200 million to ground breaking early-stage and translational research, in 34 different countries. We fund cancer research projects in the world’s best research institutions. Some of the world’s most diverse and unexpected projects. We fund world-renowned specialists and up and coming talent. Our mission is to enable these pioneers to deliver the new discoveries that will save millions of lives and realise our vision of no life cut short by cancer.

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Primary research areas


Additional research areas

Ageing,  Blood,  Cancer,  Congential disorders,  Eye,  Infection,  Inflammatory and immune system,  Metabolic and endocrine,  Musculoskeletal,  Oral and gastrointestinal,  Renal and urogenital,  Reproductive health and childbirth,  Respiratory,  Skin,  Generic health relevance,  Neurological

Grant types

Project (typically <4 years)