NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center said yesterday that it has received a renewal grant of $48.6 million from the National Cancer Institute to fund its comprehensive cancer center for five years.

The Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Grant will provide $9.7 million annually to MD Anderson, which uses the funding to support a range of cancer genomics, proteomics, and other research and resources across the institution.

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