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American Cancer Society awards 152 new research and training grants
Date:5/17/2010

ATLANTAMay 16, 2010 The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has awarded 152 new national research and training grants totaling $50,717,000 in the first of two grants cycles for 2010. The grants, primarily to early career researchers, cover a broad range of investigator-initiated ideas at 82 institutions nationwide, from whether cadmium exposure increases the risk of endometrial cancer, to studies of plant and bacterial-bourne compounds, to a study on a protein called survivin that could lead to novel drugs targeting prostate cancer.

For more than 60 years, the American Cancer Society has funded research and training of health professionals to investigate the causes, prevention, and early detection of cancer, as well as new treatments, cancer survivorship, and end of life support for patients and their families. Since its founding in 1946, the American Cancer Society's extramural research grants program has devoted about $3.4 billion to cancer research. It has funded 44 researchers who have gone on to win the Nobel Prize.

Below are highlights of new grants.

Cancer Causes

  • Dr. Yana Zavros at the University of Cincinnati is studying how chronic infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) causes gastric cancer, which in the U.S. strikes 20,000 people per year and causes 10,000 deaths. Worldwide stomach cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death. Dr. Zavros is studying the biological changes to the cells lining the stomach to better understand how these changes promote tumor initiation and growth.

  • Dr. Wendy Rathmell at the University of North Carolina has detected a novel protein, Ror2 which is abundant in renal cell tumors, particularly those with a very poor prognosis. She will study how Ror2 and one other gene interact to cause kidney cancer, which should give important new insights about t
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Contact: David Sampson
david.sampson@cancer.org
American Cancer Society
Source:Eurekalert

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