Grant to Aid Study of Breast Cancer Initiation, Progress and Metastasis

Breast-Cancer-ImagingA three-year, $1.56 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program will help The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) scientists study a component of the tumor microenvironment that promotes primary breast tumor growth and metastasis.

Principal investigator Gina Sizemore, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and a member of the Cancer Biology Program at OSUCCC – James, says this project could change the way women with breast cancer are screened and treated for their disease.

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