CANSA Science and Resource Centre Houses Science-driven Projects
Type A projects : aimed at MBChB and PhD cancer researchers based at South African universities and research organisations. The purpose of this funding is to support high-quality advance management and improve outcomes for the most common cancers in South Africa
Type B projects : REDUCING RISK. These projects are conceptualised and conducted by CANSA, sometimes in collaboration with other institutions. Findings are used to assist the public in making healthy choices in order to reduce their risk of cancer
Type C projects : ENHANCING SERVICE DELIVERY. This is research conceptualised and conducted by CANSA, sometimes in collaboration with other institutions. Projects are focused on optimising services to cancer patients and addressing their needs
Type D projects : COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH. These projects are funded by CANSA and usually take the form of a partnership between CANSA and one or more research institution with the objective of combining resources to achieve a common goal. Such projects have budgets in the region of R1 million
Type E projects : These projects are aimed at building the capacity of South African cancer researchers through funding or co-funding of symposia and congresses on cancer research as well as travel grants of researchers presenting at research conferences or attending training locally and internationally.