asked Her Majesty's Government:What proportion of National Lottery monies have been awarded for the funding of cancer research and in which specialties. [HL2801]
To date, the 12 National Lottery distributors have given out a total of £5.1 billion.The National Lottery Charities Board has awarded over £2 million to 11 cancer research projects. This accounts for 0.04 per cent. of the National Lottery awards. The board also made a further 52 awards to cancer related projects totalling £4 million.
|Imperial Cancer Research Fund||To establish a cancer registry in West Yorkshire and to study the medical and social factors causing delay in diagnosis of breast cancer.||Breast||103,916|
|Radiotherapy Action Group Exposure||A project to test whether high pressure oxygen therapy will reverse paralysis caused by radiotherapy in breast cancer treatment.||Breast||117,620|
|TENOVUS||To investigate the role of a particular gene in the growth and progression of breast cancer.||Breast||264,056|
|Women's Cancer Detection Society||A research project to develop a means of identifying key features of cells as an aid to the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.||Breast||159,052|
|Cancer Research Campaign||A project to create a national centre for research into common cancers. The grant, over two years, will cover the cost of refurbishing and fitting out the Strangeways Laboratory in Cambridge.||General||476,973|
|Cancer Treatment and Research Trust||This project is to develop a new anti-cancer therapy which would work by cutting off the blood supply to tumours.||General||178,787|
|Gray Laboratory Cancer Research Trust||A project to test the potential of new radiotherapy techniques on Trust very resistant types of cancer.||General||138,328|
|Marie Curie Research Institute||A project to help correct malfunctioning genes by developing a method for introducing new genetic material into cells.||General||183,410|
|Yorkshire Cancer Research Campaign||A research project to determine the structure of a protein that contributes to the spread of cancer.||General||86,502|
|Leukaemia Research Fund||A project to examine whether developments in blood-banking will contribute to safer and more successful transplants.||Leukaemia||90,465|
|The Barts Foundation for Research Ltd.||A research project to determine whether screening for ovarian cancer will save lives.||Ovarian||335,592|
The table has been constructed using information provided by National Lottery Charities Board.