Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| REGULATORS OF EPITHELIAL TUMOR PROGRESSION|
Paul A. Khavari
||Palo Alto, CA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Epithelial tumor progression involves abnormal cell interactions with the extracellular environment as well abnormalities intrinsic to tumor cells themselves. Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arises in skin from ultraviolet mutagenesis and disproportionately affects U.S. Veterans due to sun exposure incurred in military service. Nationally, SCC is the second most common cancer, with ~1 million new cases yearly. SCC can lead to disfigurement and, in rare cases, lethal metastases. This Meri...
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