By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Cancer Institute plans to break ground tomorrow on a $200 million satellite campus in Rockville, Md., that will serve as a new home base for the agency.

The NCI campus will rise on a nine-acre portion of Johns Hopkins University's Montgomery County campus, within the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center — the business park that houses much of the life sciences sector in Maryland's Montgomery County.

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