New Delhi-The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding between India and U.K. on Cancer Research Initiative. The India-UK Cancer Research Initiative will identify a core set of research challenges that address issues of affordability, prevention and care of cancer by bringing together leading Indian and UK experts across clinical research, demographic research, new technologies and physical sciences. The initiative will provide funding to develop new research alliances and undertake impactful research to enable significant progress against cancer outcomes.Over 5 years, the total research funding for the Initiative shall be £10 million (approx. Rs. 90 crores).