Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Host Defense Mechanisms in Melanoma Pathogenesis|
Craig A. Elmets
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Melanomas are responsible for more deaths than any other cutaneous malignancy. They are a particular problem for Veterans who have extensive exposure to its two most common etiologic factors - ultraviolet radiation and carcinogenic polyaromatic hydrocarbons, and who have been shown to be at increased risk for this type of malignancy. There has been substantial progress in the treatment of advanced and metastatic melanomas. Many melanomas begin as...
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