National Cancer Institute

FY 2008 Research Funding by Cancer Type

Cancer Type Funded Amount
Anus $3,120,001
Bladder $24,053,694
Brain $137,013,491
Breast Cancer $572,597,443
Buccal Cavity $7,357,884
Central Nervous System - Not Including Brain $16,717,926
Cervical Cancer $76,788,322
Childhood Leukemia $48,267,255
Colon/Rectum $273,721,430
Ear $165,314
Esophagus $22,441,827
Eye $3,083,451
Gallbladder $975,977
Head and Neck $76,131,877
Heart $3,338,631
Hodgkins disease $17,536,929
Kaposi Sarcoma $26,986,912
Kidney Cancer $43,431,683
Kidney Disease $43,431,683
Larynx $244,021
Leukemia $216,373,807
Liver Cancer $74,234,589
Lung $247,569,163
Lymphoma $140,147,958
Melanoma $110,789,716
Multiple Myeloma $41,541,846
Nervous System $17,068,009
Neuroblastoma $18,652,247
Non Hodgkins Lymphoma $122,611,027
Ovarian Cancer $100,038,119
Pancreas $87,277,150
Parathyroid $467,518
Penis $3,396,391
Pharynx $4,531,036
Pituitary $755,703
Prostate $285,400,863
Salivary Glands $289,420
Sarcoma $61,334,346
Sarcoma, Bone (Sarcoma Subset) $10,883,018
Sarcoma, Soft (Sarcoma Subset) $50,451,328
Skin $190,565,481
Stomach $12,366,110
Thyroid $14,636,766
Uterine $17,121,819
Vascular Disease $19,048,470
Wilm's Tumor $4,608,455