Cancer spending in the United Kingdom doesn’t correlate with deaths, according to data released by the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI).
Even though lung cancer causes the majority of cancer-related deaths at 22 percent, breast cancer research recieves the most money, though it accounts for 7 percent. The various reasons behind the disparity are covered in one of Statista’s recent Independent features.
This chart shows the percentage of total cancer deaths by type and NCRI funding.
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