National Cancer Institute

FY 2015 Research Funding by Cancer Type

Cancer Type Funded Amount
Anus $4,833,694
Bladder $31,457,334
Brain $202,158,714
Breast $543,568,421
Buccal Cavity $13,896,897
Central Nervous System - Not Including Brain $2,685,802
Cervical Cancer $57,060,848
Childhood Leukemia $53,575,329
Colon/Rectum $209,309,046
Esophagus $31,928,196
Eye $5,499,092
Gallbladder $956,261
Head and Neck $60,198,266
Heart $1,404,791
Hodgkins disease $13,623,610
Kaposi Sarcoma $25,271,279
Kidney Cancer $39,115,446
Kidney Disease $42,998,519
Larynx $881,088
Leukemia $246,937,146
Liver Cancer $70,286,751
Lung $255,783,067
Melanoma $132,793,176
Multiple Myeloma $48,874,500
Nervous System $26,663,451
Neuroblastoma $19,155,625
Non Hodgkins Lymphoma $122,363,118
Ovarian Cancer $92,756,286
Pancreas $125,247,562
Parathyroid $761,019
Penis $491,081
Pharynx $4,331,314
Pituitary $1,138,158
Prostate $228,871,655
Salivary Glands $21,181
Sarcoma $71,304,593
Stomach $13,484,666
Testes $4,672,397
Thyroid $25,154,614
Urinary System $15,915,650
Uterine $12,987,815
Vaginal $686,309
Vascular Disease $2,876,530
Wilm's Tumor $3,952,349