Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Mechanisms of Breaking Indolence in Squamous Cell Carcinoma|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Human squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) arising from the skin and oral cavity can present in an indolent form, similar to hibernation, with no obvious tumor expansion or local/systemic invasion. SCC indolence, which restricts net tumor expansion and invasion at the primary site, is severely understudied. Very little is known about why indolent SCCs persist and when they evolve into an aggressive form. Without molecular and cellular markers of SCC in...
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