Bioscience

NAU-UA Native American cancer center awarded $15.7M

September 30, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: NAU] – A Northern Arizona University and Arizona Cancer Center collaboration seeking solutions to cancer disparities among Native Americans is receiving a $15.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.

The collaboration — the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention — is the only partnership being funded by NCI that takes aim at the burden cancer places on Native Americans.

For more information: Partnership for Native American cancer prevention awarded $15.7 million