Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application|
Charles E. Chalfant
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Cancer is the second leading cause of death among veterans, and the Veterans Health Administration estimates that there exist >170,000 cancer patients within in the VA system. Moreover, approximately 50,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year. With the aging of the veteran population, this number is expected to increase causing a concomitant encumbering of healthcare resources. Lung cancer, which is the leading cause of death in both men and women in industrialized countries (an estimate...
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