2016 United-4 A Cure Donations / Funding
This year so far, we have collected over
$112,050. The funding will be disbursed to the following:
University of Chicago
Will study whether inherited mutations of BRCA1
cause an increased risk for bone marrow-related complications
following breast cancer treatment.
Will investigate why a single genetic aberration
dramatically increases an individual's risk of developing malignant
brain tumors galled gliomas.
Northwestern Memorial Foundation
The goal is to develop an easity assayable,
germline-based panel of biomarkers to aid in distinguishing patients
who have a high risk or low risk prostate cancer.
Loyola University Chicago
Will drastically try and reduce the incidences of
malignant and non-malignant melanoma by identifying characterizing
and validating topical chemopreventive agents that can be applied
several hours after ultraviolet radiation exposture.
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list of past recipients.