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Research spending on cancers doesn't match their death rates

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 26 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:920
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Scientists in the United Kingdom believe that an innovative “map” of how money is spent on cancer research could help to streamline research on cancer, target areas of underfunding, and advance new discoveries in the field.

    The National Cancer Research Institute has produced what is thought to be the world's first detailed breakdown of cancer research in any country. It estimates that funding of more than £250m ($390m; €400m) from 15 leading …

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