Grants Organized by Research Priorities



Biology of the Normal Breast
Breast aging: changes that occur in the breast over time 11 $2,675,409
Breast development: exploring the maturation of the breast 20 $4,738,676
Breast function: processes involved in the normal operation of the breast 31 $6,456,414
Defining the danger: separating abnormal breast structures from normal ones 7 $1,629,736
Disparities
Disparities: eliminating the unequal burden of breast cancer 90 $17,553,483
Etiology
Environment and gene/environment interactions: nature vs. nurture 58 $19,251,738
Hormones and nutrition: understanding the modern woman's lifestyle 28 $5,139,963
Other searches for the causes 15 $2,624,388
Health Policy & Health Services
Health Policy and Health Services: better serving women's needs 36 $8,008,333
Imaging, Biomarkers, & Molecular Pathology
Biomarkers and novel screening approaches: unmasking the hidden signs 35 $6,234,600
Developing and Improving imaging technologies: better and easier detection 50 $9,641,180
Developing and Improving imaging technologies: better and easier detection 3 $493,219
Improved access to screening: reaching every woman 16 $3,471,050
Innovative Treatments
Biomarkers and novel screening approaches: unmasking the hidden signs 3 $539,163
Gene therapy and other treatments: new frontiers 56 $13,437,050
Hormone and chemotherapy targets: improving today's arsenal 48 $9,208,519
Immune therapy: mobilizing the body's defenses 47 $11,009,450
New drug design: creative science 58 $13,414,235
Pathogenesis
Too much cell growth: defective messages and internal signaling 82 $12,614,029
Mistakes on the master blueprint: molecular genetics and gene regulations 37 $5,799,725
Outbreak -- how cancer spreads: angiogenesis, invasion, and metastasis 90 $16,462,191
Searching the unknown: novel breast cancer genes 36 $7,325,542
Unraveling the path to breast cancer: tumor progression  62 $11,268,032
Prevention & Risk Reduction
Active lifestyle modification: what women can do 8 $1,959,610
Explaining nutritional pathways for prevention of breast cancer 1 $1,217,500
Other searches for the causes 32 $13,017,269
Risk reduction and identification 14 $3,688,900
The intersection of environment and disparities 7 $3,578,126
Sociocultural, Behavioral, and Psychological Issues
Sociocultural, Behavioral, and Psychological Issues: the human side 93 $17,652,725