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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX002155-01A1
Title: The Genetic Origin of Hereditary Prostate Cancer
Principal Investigator:

Jeffrey R. Smith

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $173,744
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$708,803
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Veterans. Nationally, its mortality rate is 76% that of breast cancer; one in 41 men will die of it. National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for precision prostate cancer care have incorporated tumor sequencing for men with advanced-stage prostate cancer, and germline sequencing of men with a family history of prostate cancer. Its purpose is to discern inherited as well as somatic drivers to guide precision therapy, though also potentially...



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