Love/Avon Army of Women to Use NCI's caBIG Platform | GenomeWeb

The National Cancer Institute's Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid will serve as the computational infrastructure for a joint venture between the Susan Love Research Foundation and the Avon Foundation that aims to recruit a million women to help breast cancer research.

The Love/Avon Army of Women initiative was launched last October with $1 million in funding and has so far recruited 300,000 volunteers who have agreed to provide information, tissue, or blood samples to aid breast cancer researchers.

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