NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC), a cancer care provider advocacy group, announced today that Pfizer will provide $1.5 million in grant funding to support initiatives integrating BRCA testing into patient care plans.

The funding, which is being provided under the Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning and Change program, will provide up to $150,000 to individual grant awardees. It is only available to ACCC-member cancer programs and practices.

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In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.

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This webinar will discuss the use of shotgun metagenomics to identify children at risk of hospital-acquired infection.