NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Prostate Cancer Foundation has awarded $1 million in grants to ten researchers in order to support "innovative ideas that have the potential to achieve breakthroughs for the detection and treatment of prostate cancer," including $400,000 for biomarker studies and DNA mapping, gene expression, and microRNA studies, PCF said on Monday.

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