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

pancreatic cancer

Belly fat may be especially important for this deadly cancer

Waist-hip ratio

Vegetarian diets

Does a plant food diet affect your risk of developing cancer?

Major new study

Life-long research

We’re investigating how early life affects the risk of breast cancer

Read the evidence

Fish and cancer

Our major discovery about how eating fish reduces bowel cancer risk

What the research found

Breast cancer

How risk of dying after a diagnosis is affected by weight, diet & exercise

Find out more

Common questions

Which foods cause cancer? Is cancer genetic? Read the evidence here

Expert answers

Tea and cancer link

We looked into the relationship between tea and oesophageal cancer

To tea or not to tea?

Is activity worth it?

We funded the largest study ever into prostate cancer and genetics

Is it in your genes?

Weight and cancer

How weight may affect the likelihood of surviving a cancer diagnosis

What's the story?