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FY 2012 Research Funding by Cancer Type

Cancer Type Funded Amount
Anus $3,569,377
Bladder $23,381,263
Brain $171,301,440
Breast $602,728,719
Buccal Cavity $14,081,930
Central Nervous System - Not Including Brain $6,167,563
Cervical Cancer $72,605,018
Childhood Leukemia $58,518,582
Colon/Rectum $256,254,674
Esophagus $28,008,197
Eye $3,165,206
Gallbladder $636,444
Heart $2,239,837
Hodgkins disease $15,632,170
Kaposi Sarcoma $22,913,474
Kidney Cancer $48,981,221
Kidney Disease $51,591,343
Larynx $688,490
Leukemia $234,716,347
Liver Cancer $64,559,887
Lung $314,637,661
Melanoma $121,196,691
Multiple Myeloma $61,283,378
Nervous System $33,635,126
Neuroblastoma $27,138,562
Non Hodgkins Lymphoma $119,470,587
Ovarian Cancer $111,657,265
Pancreas $105,352,789
Parathyroid $221,866
Penis $2,712,842
Pharynx $4,176,242
Pituitary $695,788
Prostate $265,094,495
Salivary Glands $588,711
Sarcoma $61,782,836
Stomach $12,112,873
Testes $5,830,232
Thyroid $16,481,879
Urinary System $17,920,625
Uterine $19,097,333
Vaginal $1,019,544
Vascular Disease $8,696,035
Wilm's Tumor $2,991,535