Support for Human Specimen Banking in Nci-Supported Cancer Clinical Trials

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Support for Human Specimen Banking in Nci-Supported Cancer Clinical Trials: The purpose of this initiative is to support the infrastructure needed to ensure the collection of, storage of, and access to high-quality, well- annotated human specimens collected from and representative of the patient populations entered into NCI-funded, phase III clinical treatment trials. The advent of powerful molecular technologies and the emergence of targeted therapeutics have opened the door to developing more effective and, in some cases, individualized treatment of patients with cancer. Access to specimens with associated high-quality clinical, treatment, recurrence, and outcome data will be critical to developing and validating the tests needed for diagnosis, target identification, and prediction of response to therapy. Developing and effectively using cancer interventions based on the comprehensive analysis of critical pathways of cancer initiation and progression will ultimately require access to specimens from patients treated in prospective randomized trials. High quality banks of uniformly collected specimens with validated clinical and outcome data will be essential for development and delivery of the new diagnostic and predictive tools that are critical to eliminating the suffering and death due to cancer by 2015. Groups organizing and carrying out phase III clinical trials are uniquely positioned to provide the high quality specimens and have the informative clinical data and resources needed to meet this challenging goal.
Federal Grant Title: Support for Human Specimen Banking in Nci-Supported Cancer Clinical Trials
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Health Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-CA-05-017
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.39493.395
CFDA Descriptions: Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research 93.395 Cancer Treatment Research
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jul 21, 2004
Posted Date: May 03, 2004
Creation Date: May 03, 2004
Archive Date: Oct 14, 2004
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments County governments City or township governments Special district governments Independent school districts Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education For profit organizations other than small businesses Small businesses
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