NIH/CDC accepting RFAs for special interest projects

The National Institutes of Health/Centers for Disease Control are accepting Request for Applications (RFA) for numerous Special Interest Projects involving cancer-related research. A Letter of Intent (LOI) is due to the sponsor by Jan. 21, with a proposal deadline of Feb. 21.Click the link below  to access the funding opportunity, or search Grants.gov using Opportunity Number RFA-DP-19-006. Click here for more information

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NCI awarding grant to postdoctoral researchers

The National Cancer Institute is currently accepting applications for its Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00). The grant supports outstanding postdoctoral researchers who do not require extended periods of mentored research training beyond their doctoral degrees prior to transitioning to research independence. It is designed to suit the career paths of postdoctoral fellows in data science and cancer control science. A letter of intent is requested by Jan. 26, with applications due Feb. 26.…

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Newly activated UI Cancer Center clinical trials

The following studies have recently been activated for patient enrollment by the University of Illinois Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Please click on the link to learn about the details regarding the study on ClinicalTrials.gov. For more information or questions about a study, please email cancertrials@uic.edu or call 312-355-5112.Radiation Therapy With or Without Olaparib in Treating Patients With Inflammatory Breast CancerThis phase II trial studies how well radiation therapy with or without…

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