UK cancer research could see £167m drop in funding as a result of charity income loss

NCRI worked with the International Cancer Research Partnership (ICRP) to survey NCRI charity partners with results showing that due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, cancer research charities are predicting their spending on research could drop by 46%, equating to £167m.

Charities play a vital role in UK cancer research. Data collected by NCRI shows that in the year 2018/19, charities accounted for over 50% of publicly funded cancer research, a total of £362m.

NCRI Newsletter | September 2020