By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK charity Yorkshire Cancer Research (YCR) has given £2.2 million ($3.6 million) to fund research at the University of York that will blend genomics and stem cells studies in an effort to understand the causes of prostate cancer.

The researchers will study the DNA sequences of prostate cancer cells to search for sequences involved in the disease and for molecular properties that allow the cancer to survive, spread, and resist treatment, YCR said.

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