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Prostate Cancer

Question for Department of Health

UIN 202567, tabled on 26 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the Government has spent on prostate cancer research in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Answered on

2 July 2014

The following figures provide an annualised estimate of Government funding for prostate cancer research, provided by the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Research Database 2009 to 2013.

2009

£

2010

£

2011

£

2012

£

2013

£

Prostate Cancer

7,895,544

7,158,048

7,095,581

9,484,685

8,276,039

These figures include only direct spend on prostate cancer research, or spend which directly supports prostate cancer research; it does not include fundamental research that could have implications for prostate cancer in the longer term.