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CRFA Awards 16 New Grants and Fellowships

CRFA Awards 16 New Grants and Fellowships

ALEXANDRIA, Va--The Cancer Research Foundation of America (CRFA), a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to cancer prevention through scientific research and education, has awarded 16 new grants and fellowships totaling $528,605 for cancer prevention research. The money went to 14 institutions, most of it for 10 laboratory-based studies.

The lone clinical trial funded--a randomized phase II chemoprevention study at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center--will test selenium vs placebo in patients with localized prostate cancer. Drs. Karen Kelly and Nadine Mikhaeel-Kamel are the recipients.

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