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Pilot-study funding available

Pilot-study funding available for prostate cancer research Funds are available from the PNW Prostate Cancer SPORE (Specialized Programs of Research Excellence) to support pilot projects on prostate cancer research. Funding priority will be given to proposals for studies that are multidisciplinary, likely to lead to submission of grant applications for independently funded ...

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Fred Hutch receives $11.3M NCI grant renewal to lead Pacific Northwest prostate cancer research consortium

Third consecutive five-year Prostate Cancer SPORE grant brings total NCI funding to $35.8M SEATTLE – The National Cancer Institute, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded an $11.3 million, five-year competitive grant renewal to Fred ...

Research aims to prevent overtreatment of prostate cancer – Seattle Times

Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have identified genetic markers associated with aggressive prostate cancer. They say their work could lead to the development of a simple blood test that could help determine who should receive aggressive treatment and who could opt for more conservative approaches.

Bielas, Mostaghel secure three-year funding for prostate-cancer research

Drs. Elahe Mostaghel and Jason Bielas recently received New Investigator Awards from the Department of Defense’s Prostate Cancer Research Program. Bielas, an investigator in the Public Health Sciences Division, will use his three-year, $365,000 grant to develop a blood-based, non-invasive screening ...