Cohort Infrastructure FOA Re-Issued

Core Infrastructure and Methodological Research for Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts (U01) The Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites grant applications for targeted infrastructure support of the core functions of Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts (CECs) and methodological research. Through this FOA, the National Cancer … Continue reading

IGF Axis and Barrett’s Esophagus (Cancer Research UK – Hardie/Murray)

Information on study funded by Cancer Research UK: The Role of the IGF axis in the development of Barrett’s metaplasia: a pooled case:control analysis from the Barrett’s Esophagus Adenocarcinoma Consortium (BEACON) Evidence is accumulating that insulin like growth factors (IGFs) … Continue reading

Barrett’s and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Genetic Susceptibility Study (R01 – Vaughan/Whiteman)

Information on study funded by NCI The BEAGESS study was funded for three years starting September, 2009 (Vaughan & Whiteman, Multiple PIs) DESCRIPTION: The incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EA), a rapidly fatal disease, has increased faster than any other cancer … Continue reading