Area researchers and clinicians now have $2.7M to reduce colorectal cancer deaths - Synapse
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has announced that a local grant application to reduce colorectal cancer deaths in El Paso has been funded for $2.7 million over the next three years. The project is called Against Colorectal Cancer In Our Neighborhoods (ACCION). It is a collaborative undertaking between the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, its Cancer Center of Excellence and more than 20 academic and community-based organizations throughout El Paso County. The project will be led by Texas Tech faculty members Navkiran Shokar, M.D., M.P.H., and Theresa Byrd, R.N., DrPH.
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