NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team of University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers has received a five-year, $10.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the genetic and molecular composition of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), and to use this information to develop new approaches to diagnosing and treating the disease.

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