National Cancer Institute

FY 2011 Research Funding by Cancer Type

Cancer Type Funded Amount
Anus $3,378,420
Bladder $20,552,576
Brain $165,109,115
Breast $625,059,909
Buccal Cavity $9,493,077
Central Nervous System - Not Including Brain $7,473,242
Cervical Cancer $81,379,067
Childhood Leukemia $39,317,116
Colon/Rectum $265,125,350
Esophagus $32,964,928
Eye $3,073,683
Gallbladder $467,072
Heart $2,324,353
Hodgkins disease $13,379,528
Kaposi Sarcoma $24,488,467
Kidney Cancer $46,183,328
Kidney Disease $47,183,962
Larynx $321,017
Leukemia $227,025,963
Liver Cancer $66,161,424
Lung $296,814,144
Melanoma $115,640,464
Multiple Myeloma $54,917,341
Nervous System $32,061,943
Neuroblastoma $23,020,533
Non Hodgkins Lymphoma $126,375,523
Ovarian Cancer $110,825,125
Pancreas $99,459,266
Parathyroid $6,492
Penis $2,569,357
Pharynx $2,400,813
Pituitary $1,032,439
Prostate $288,326,756
Salivary Glands $165,025
Sarcoma $45,273,566
Stomach $13,379,180
Testes $5,145,654
Thyroid $16,207,259
Urinary System $15,293,211
Uterine $15,869,815
Vaginal $811,360
Vascular Disease $12,046,489
Wilm's Tumor $3,703,289