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University Of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Announces New Initiatives Against Lung Cancer

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July 12, 2001
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University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) has received a five-year, $12 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) federal grant to examine innovative detection and treatment strategies designed to improve survival outcomes and quality of life for patients with early- to late-stage lung cancer.

PITTSBURGH, July 12 - The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) has received a five-year, $12 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) federal grant to examine innovative detection and treatment strategies designed to improve survival outcomes and quality of life for patients with early- to late-stage lung cancer. The grant, awarded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to only six centers nationally, attests to the status of UPCI's Lung Cancer Center as a premier center for translational research approaches to the prevention, screening and treatment of lung cancer. The SPORE award will allow UPCI to employ the newest diagnostic tools and bring the latest treatments to patients treated at its Lung Cancer Center.


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