National Cancer Institute

FY 2009 Research Funding by Cancer Type

Cancer Type Funded Amount
Anus $3,565,922
Bladder $25,888,958
Brain $142,683,867
Breast $599,519,190
Buccal Cavity $9,399,548
Central Nervous System - Not Including Brain $8,840,801
Cervical Cancer $70,779,796
Childhood Leukemia $47,255,992
Colon/Rectum $264,186,749
Esophagus $28,750,352
Eye $3,102,854
Gallbladder $466,994
Head and Neck $77,051,155
Heart $2,729,166
Hodgkins disease $18,224,261
Kaposi Sarcoma $25,155,209
Kidney Cancer $45,197,735
Kidney Disease $45,197,735
Larynx $499,330
Leukemia $220,577,770
Liver Cancer $70,342,924
Lung $246,936,061
Melanoma $103,671,511
Multiple Myeloma $45,183,304
Nervous System $28,673,996
Neuroblastoma $19,489,203
Non Hodgkins Lymphoma $130,883,333
Ovarian Cancer $110,121,501
Pancreas $89,726,841
Parathyroid $112,616
Penis $1,031,029
Pharynx $5,037,495
Pituitary $482,208
Prostate $293,932,674
Salivary Glands $302,897
Sarcoma $65,688,503
Sarcoma, Bone (Sarcoma Subset) $15,633,193
Sarcoma, Soft (Sarcoma Subset) $50,055,315
Stomach $15,422,008
Testes $6,006,317
Thyroid $14,734,348
Urinary System $15,280,944
Uterine $18,004,435
Vaginal $945,487
Vascular Disease $14,175,439
Wilm's Tumor $4,730,663