By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has netted $11.3 million from the National Cancer Institute to start a program that will use genomics and other approaches to study and develop tools to fight gastrointestinal cancers.

The funding will establish a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in gastrointestinal cancers, which will focus on translational research into new ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent cancers of the colon and esophagus.

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