Research highlights

We’ve been funding research since 1991 and in that time our scientists have made many important discoveries.┬áTogether, we’re working towards a world where nobody dies of a preventable cancer.

Tea and cancer link

We looked into the relationship between tea and oesophageal cancer

To tea or not to tea?

Is activity worth it?

WCRF funded the largest study ever into prostate cancer and genetics

Is it in your genes?

Weight and cancer survival

Those pounds might affect your ability to survive beyond a cancer diagnosis

What's the story?

Fish and cancer

Read the significant discovery about how eating fish can reduce bowel cancer risk

What the research found

Breast cancer survival

How risk of dying after a breast cancer diagnosis is affected by weight, diet and physical activity

Find out more

Common questions about cancer

Which foods cause cancer? Is cancer genetic? Find the answers to these and more

Get the answers