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NCI (US National Cancer Institute) funds $8 million cancer marker discovery network

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

The US National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded grants worth $8 million to fund the creation of a network of 18 laboratories that will develop new tests for the early detection of cancer and increased cancer risk. The NCI's director, Dr Richard Klausner, said that the network will lead to the rapid creation of better cancer tests and the discovery of points in time when doctors can intervene to prevent the disease.

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