NCI Awards $19.3M for Multisite Investigation of Cancer Disparities
Rosewell Park Cancer Institute (2011) NCI Awards $19.3M for Multisite Investigation of Cancer Disparities. Press Release. UNSPECIFIED.
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Why are African-American women more likely than those of European descent to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age, and with poor prognoses? It’s a provocative question, and one that a multidisciplinary team from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University (BU), the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNC) and Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) are coming together to address, supported by a five-year, $19.3 million award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This “team science” effort to better understand a significant health disparity will be led by Co-Principal Investigators Julie Palmer, ScD, from BU, …