Health and Mental Health Programs
|Category: ||Health and Mental Health Programs|
|Program: ||Utilizing the PLCO Biospecimens Resource to Bridge Gaps in Cancer Etiology and Early Detection Research|
|Agency: ||U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; National Institutes of Health; National Cancer Institute|
|Description: ||This program supports projects that propose to advance research in cancer etiology and early detection biomarkers, utilizing the advantages of the unique biorepository resources of the NCI-sponsored Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer (PLCO) Screening Trial. The PLCO Biorepository offers high-quality, prospectively collected, serial pre-diagnostic blood samples from the PLCO-screened arm participants, and a onetime collection of buccal cells from the control arm participants.|
Letters of intent are requested and due 30 days before the application is due. Applications are due February 20, 2013; June 20, 2013; February 20, 2014; June 20, 2014; February 20, 2015; and June 19, 2015. This notice expires on June 20, 2015.
|Contact: ||Claire Zhu|
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