An Arizona Cancer Center physician has been awarded a nearly $4 million grant to conduct a major study into depression and breast cancer.
Dr. Karen Weihs is expected to begin her five-year study into emotion, depression and breast cancer survivorship in 2010.
The National Cancer Institute is funding the project with a $3.7 million grant, the Arizona Cancer Center recently announced.
Weihs will work with Annette Stanton, a professor of psychology and psychiatry/biobehavioral sciences with UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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