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 89 $17,403,314
Etiology
Environment and gene/environment interactions: nature vs. nurture 56 $21,802,471
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 31 $7,056,009
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 2 $299,574
Improved access to screening: reaching every woman 16 $3,471,050
Innovative Treatments
Biomarkers and novel screening approaches: unmasking the hidden signs 3 $565,415
Gene therapy and other treatments: new frontiers 54 $13,215,301
Hormone and chemotherapy targets: improving today's arsenal 46 $8,728,521
Immune therapy: mobilizing the body's defenses 47 $11,011,557
New drug design: creative science 57 $13,255,474
Pathogenesis
Too much cell growth: defective messages and internal signaling 82 $12,614,029
Mistakes on the master blueprint: molecular genetics and gene regulations 36 $5,547,725
Outbreak -- how cancer spreads: angiogenesis, invasion, and metastasis 89 $16,221,441
Searching the unknown: novel breast cancer genes 36 $7,325,542
Unraveling the path to breast cancer: tumor progression  61 $11,058,426
Prevention & Risk Reduction
Active lifestyle modification: what women can do 8 $1,959,610
Explaining nutritional pathways for prevention of breast cancer 1 $1,216,848
Other searches for the causes 31 $12,830,005
Risk reduction and identification 14 $3,612,848
The intersection of environment and disparities 7 $5,696,691
Sociocultural, Behavioral, and Psychological Issues
Sociocultural, Behavioral, and Psychological Issues: the human side 92 $16,683,943