How much money gets spent on cancer research annually?



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    According to the National Cancer Institute, about $4.86 billion are spent annually on cancer research. Their budget has incraesed gradually over the past five years. For instance, in 2009, NCI had a budget of $4.97 billion, and this amount didn’t include the $1.97 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for spending in 2009 and 2010. Other federal agencies such as the NIH and the CDC also contribute funds toward cancer research.

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    In America, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) spends by far the most on cancer research per yer, averaging 4.81 billion each year for the last 6 years.  Allocations for breast cancer average almost 600 million, getting by far the most funding, with prostate, colorectal, and lung following.

    Many other instutions and private funding go to cancer research as well in America, probably pushing the yearly average to 5 billion dollars.

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