US Department of Defense Pre-Announcement for Prostate Cancer Research Program

The US Department of Defense has announced $80 million in funding for the DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program to support innovative, high-impact prostate cancer research.

The focus areas for the program are: 1) Biomarker Development; 2) Genetics; 3) Imaging; 4) Mechanisms of Resistance; 5) Survivorship and Palliative Care; 6) Therapy; and 7) Tumor and Microenvironment Biology. 

It is anticipated that Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the 13 awards will be posted on the grants.gov website in May and June 2013.

Further information is available at: http://cdmrp.army.mil/pubs/press/2013/13pcrppreann.shtml