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NIDR and NCI Establish Four Research Centers for Oral Cancer

NIDR and NCI Establish Four Research Centers for Oral Cancer

BETHESDA, Md—With the aim of increasing oral cancer survival rates, the National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR) and the National Cancer Institute will jointly fund four research centers to investigate the causes of oral cancers and to develop improved treatments.

The four centers will receive a total of $2.8 million during fiscal 1997 and additional funds in the following 4 years. They will be located at the University of Alabama at Birmingham; the University of California, San Francisco; the University of Chicago and Northwestern University; and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

 
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