Currently Funded Cancer Research

No single nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization in the US has invested more to find the causes and cures of cancer than the American Cancer Society (ACS). In fact, we've helped make possible almost every major cancer research breakthrough since 1946.

This section outlines the current ACS substantial spending on research. For the announcement about the most recently funded research grants, see the press release

Use these links to see current amounts funded and other data:

TheoryLab: Collaborate Online

TheoryLab® is an online community exclusively for scientists and clinical professionals who are current or past ACS grantees. Learn More. 

Current Grants by Cancer Type. Find information about the currently funded projects by cancer types, as well as specific areas of cancer research.

Current Grants by State. See the number of grants and funded amounts in each state, as well as a brief overview about the grantees.

Current Investment by Areas of Research. See currently funded amounts for extramural and intramural projects by areas of research, including treatment, prevention, early detection, survivorship, and more.

Also see Current Research Highlights.