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10 Centers Share First Avon ‘Progress for Patients’ Grants

10 Centers Share First Avon ‘Progress for Patients’ Grants

BETHESDA, Maryland—Six initial breast cancer research grants totaling $2.5 million have been awarded through the National Cancer Institute-Avon Foundation’s Progress for Patients program to fund innovative translational science at 10 research institutions. The program administers a $20 million pledge from the Avon Foundation. The initial grants consist of $1.99 million from the Avon Foundation and $660,000 from NCI.

Lead institutions for the six grants are the University of Alabama, Baylor College of Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Dana Farber-Harvard Cancer Institute.

 
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