We work with other organisations to deliver information and support for cancer prevention, and living with and beyond cancer.
There are 2 million people with cancer in the UK, a figure predicted to double over the next decade, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Through collaboration, we can work towards a world where no one develops a preventable cancer.
We are a member of the Alcohol Health Alliance, a coalition of 50 non-governmental organisations that highlight the health risks of alcohol – including the links between alcohol and cancer – and promote evidence-based policies to reduce alcohol consumption.
We’re a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities, which supports health and medical charities in the UK to deliver high-quality research, and champions impact for the benefit of patients and the public through influencing policy and research.
Our Eat Well During Cancer booklet and our hub of cancer and nutrition questions for people living with cancer are endorsed by the British Dietetic Association (BDA). The BDA’s Oncology Specialist Group supports us with their expertise on diet during and after cancer treatment.
We’re a member of the International Cancer Research Partnership (ICRP), an active network of cancer research-funding organisations, working together to enhance global collaboration and strategic coordination of research between individual researchers and organisations. ICRP is a unique alliance of cancer research organisations from Australia, Canada, France, Japan, the Netherlands, the UK and the US.
We partner with MyNutriWeb to host webinars for health professionals. MyNutriWeb is an online platform where nutrition and health professionals can engage in learning endorsed by professional bodies.
We’re a founding member of the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration. The scope of the Collaboration’s work includes all stages of cancer, from prevention through to treatment, living with cancer, and palliative and end-of-life care. Since 2021, our strategic partnership with the Collaboration has focused on delivering information and training about the links between cancer and diet to a greater number of people. In 2022, we launched our hub of cancer and nutrition questions to help people living with and beyond cancer.
We are part of the NCD Alliance, a global thought leader on non-communicable disease (NCD) policy and practice. The Alliance is a convener of the civil society movement, a partner to governments and UN agencies, and an advocate for people at risk of or living with NCDs.
We’re a member of the Obesity Health Alliance, which we support to help prevent obesity-related health conditions. We share our insights and expertise with its members and support the Alliance’s campaigns to help influence government on policies needed to curb the obesity crisis.
We’re a member of the food and farming alliance Sustain, which aims to:
We’re a member of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). We participate in its World Cancer Congress and World Cancer Leaders’ Summit to share our cancer prevention and survival research, and policy activities. Every year, on 4 February, we support UICC’s World Cancer Day, an initiative under which the entire world can unite against cancer.
World Cancer Research Fund International is officially recognised by the World Health Organization (WHO). This means that we’re acknowledged as a key player and trusted adviser at the highest level of global public health, and cements our reputation as a leading global authority on the link between diet, weight, physical activity and cancer.