That same year the national institutes of health nih spent an additional 705 million. Every year the acs holds noncompetitive walks called making strides against breast cancer which raise money for breast cancer awareness and research.
The group s website says it spent 58 million in fiscal year 2012 on grants for breast cancer research.
How much money is donated to breast cancer each year. Breast cancer research is a multibillion dollar industry. Where the money comes from. In just one year of funding 2007 the national cancer institute nci spent 572 4 million on breast cancer research.
Moreover the department of defense s breast cancer research program dedicates another 130 million to research annually. From donations of less than 15 000 in fiscal 2008 contributions to woman to woman through its professional solicitor increased to 1 5 million in 2009 then leaped to 6 3 million in 2010 and. Funding for breast cancer research.
The amount we spend varies year to year as we don t allocate all of our resources ahead of time. We spent 455m on ongoing research activity including projects started in previous years. The projections were based on the most recent data available on cancer incidence survival and costs of care.
In 2010 medical costs associated with cancer were projected to reach 124 6 billion with the highest costs associated with breast cancer 16 5 billion followed by colorectal cancer 14 billion lymphoma 12 billion lung cancer 12 billion and prostate cancer 12 billion. The graphics below show that we spent. Numerous other nonprofits such as the lustgarten foundation which funded 13 million in.
Komen breast cancer organization only gives 20 of their donations to cancer research and pays their ceo 684 000 per year. In 2019 2020 we committed 468m to cancer research that will fund new projects that will run for many years. Spending 100 000 to 200 000 a year to extend life for an additional three to six months may be very important to those individuals with cancer but are a very poor return on investment for.
The fy 2017 funds available to the nci totaled 5 636 4 million includes 300 million in cures act funding reflecting a increase of 7 percent or 368 million from the previous fiscal year. Under the nci rpg funding policy for fy 2017 non competing grants were awarded at 100 percent of the committed level. Funding with nearly 520 million spent in fiscal year 2016.