Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Role of EPAC Signaling in Melanoma Progression|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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ABSTRACT Cutaneous melanoma arises from melanocytes in the skin. Exposure to solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a significant risk factor. Deployment of US military personnel around the world in areas of high UV index thus increases risk of melanoma during and after military service. If diagnosed early, excision of the primary tumor in the skin can be curative. However, the five-year survival rates decrease precipitously as melanoma metastasizes to local and regional lymph nodes and distant org...
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