UArizona Cancer Center Receives $6.9M Grant For Skin Cancer Prevention Study

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The National Cancer Institute, a unit of the National Institutes on Health, has awarded a UArizona Cancer Center study a five-year, $6.9 million grant. The team, led by UArizona Skin Cancer Institute co-director, College of Medicine-Tucson Dermatology professor, and BIO5 member Dr. Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, will use the funding to help develop new strategies to prevent and reduce the risk of squamous cell carcinoma, the second most-common form of non-melanoma skin cancer.