publication date: Mar. 30, 2018

Funding Opportunities DOD publishes funding opportunities for breast and prostate cancer programs Breast Cancer Research Program:

Applications submitted to the FY18 BCRP must address one or more of the following overarching challenges:

Prevent breast cancer (primary prevention)

Identify determinants of breast cancer initiation, risk, or susceptibility

Distinguish deadly from non-deadly breast cancers

Conquer the problems of over diagnosis and overtreatment

Identify what drives breast cancer growth; determine how to stop it

Identify why some breast cancers become metastatic

Determine why/how breast cancer cells lie dormant for years and then re-emerge; determine how to prevent lethal recurrence

Revolutionize treatment regimens by replacing them with ones that are more effective, less toxic, and impact survival

Eliminate the mortality associated with metastatic breast cancer

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Prostate cancer research program:

Applications submitted to the FY18 PCRP must address one or more of the Overarching Challenges (revised for FY18):

Develop treatments that improve outcomes for men with lethal prostate cancer

Reduce lethal prostate cancer in African Americans, Veterans, and other high-risk populations

Define the biology of lethal prostate cancer to reduce death

Improve the quality of life for survivors of prostate cancer

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