UT Southwestern Cancer Research Gets $28 Million Booster Shot

Texas' cancer-fighting agency is pumping $27.8 million into research of breast, prostate, brain and other forms of cancers in North Texas, as well as creation of lung and liver cancer screening programs in underserved areas.More than a dozen UT Southwestern researchers received grants in the latest round of funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2007 to create a $3 billion cancer-fighting fund.UTSW received the largest portion of the $73.5 million doled out. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, considered one of the nation's top treatment centers, pulled in more than $22 million in grants.  Continue reading...

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