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Strona Główna Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants

Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants (YY)

The YY grant provides an important opportunity to advance cancer research through international collaboration. Their purpose is to enable cancer investigators from any country to carry out bilateral research projects abroad which exploit complementary materials or skills, including advanced training in experimental methods or special techniques.

Since its inception in 1975, the YY grant have contributed to the development of the professional capacity of over 330 Fellows from over 40 countries.

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Target candidates

Investigators, clinicians, epidemiologists, public health professionals


3 months


Up to 3 months with funding secured by the fellow from other sources and at no cost to the UICC


14-16 per year

Average value

US$ 10,000 each

Application closing dates

15 January and 1 July

Notification of results

15th of April and 15 of October

2012 Results

Click here to read the fellowship award recipients list


  • To initiate, set up or pursue bilateral cancer research projects with collaborating investigators abroad
  • To exchange and exploit complementary skills and material
  • To receive training in advanced experimental research methods and techniques


  • Possess appropriate scientific or medical qualifications and a minimum of two years postdoctoral experience
  • Actively engaged in cancer research
  • Have recent publications in the international peer-reviewed literature

Research plan

  • Basic, translational or applied cancer research
  • Prevention-oriented projects are especially encouraged

Instructions and forms to apply


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Union for International Cancer Control*
62 Route de Frontenex


This is not a clinical training fellowship



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