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National Cancer Center has been proud to award grants to many fine research organizations. We know that a cure lies in research and we are committed to supporting as many research projects as we can.

NATIONAL CANCER CENTER  2016/2017 GRANTS

NCC Scientific Advisory board meeting was held by teleconference on April 26, 2016.  The following post-doc fellowship grants were approved for 2016/2017:

Priscillia Lhoumaud, Ph.D.          
NCC PROJECT $40,000.
New York Univ Medical Center, NY
Project title:  Translocations and Their Widespread Impact on Gene Regulation

Wei-Chien Yuan, Ph.D.                
CHILDRENS CANCER PROJECT $40,000.
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston MA                                                          
Project title:  In Vivo Systematic Characterization of Hippe-YAP Oncogenic Targets

Shuxi Qiao, Ph.D.
NCC PROJECT $40,000.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Project title: Dynamix redox regulation in Ras-driven tumorigenesis

Gabriele Varano, Ph.D.
AGGRESSIVE CANCER PROJECT $40,000.
Icahn School of Medicine, Mt Sinai, NY
Project title: Cellular determinants of genetic heterogeneity during MYC-driven B cell lymphomagenesis

Renewals:
Fighting Children’s Leukemia Project:
Shelly L. Rozen, Ph.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute  $42,000.       
Project title:  The Oncogene SET intersects the FLT3-C/EBPalpha Axis in Granulopoiesis and Leukemia

Breast Cancer Project:
Andrej Gorbatenko, Icahn School of Medicine, Mt Sinai, NY $42,000.
Project title: Novel targeted therapy of inflammatory breast cancer

Total: $242,000.

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OUR PROGRAMS

Aggressive Cancer Research

The Aggressive Cancer Research program of NCC specializes in fundraising for colon cancer, ovarian cancer, and prostate cancer.

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The Breast Cancer Project

The Breast Cancer Project specifically funds grants focusing on breast and research and prevention.  The program was by NCC created because breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women today (after lung cancer) and is the most common cancer among women, excluding non-melanoma skin cancers.

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Children's Cancer Project

The Children's Cancer Project of NCC provides funds for pediatric cancer research and community education.

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Fighting Childhood Leukemia

The Fighting Childhood Leukemia (FCL) program of NCC provides additional research funding for the single most common form of cancer in children, leukemia.  Childhood leukemias account for more than one-third of all new cases of childhood cancers.

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