Common cancers receive the least charity dollars

Donors tend to give less to cancers associated with stigmatised behaviour: study

Many of the most common and lethal cancers get the fewest research dollars from fundraising advocacy groups, especially cancers associated with stigmatised behaviours like smoking and drinking, a US study suggests.

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Cancers of the colon, endometrium, liver and bile duct, cervix, ovaries, pancreas and lung are all poorly funded relative to how many people they affect and how many deaths they cause.

In contrast, breast cancer, leukaemia, lymphoma and paediatric cancers are all well-funded relative to their impact on society, according to

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