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Breast cancer risk factors in genetically susceptible Maori

Year:
2010
Duration:
12 months
Approved budget:
$4,880.00
Researchers:
Ms Maybelle McLeod
Health issue:
Oncology and cancer
Proposal type:
Project Seeding Grant
Lay summary
This grant will fund the design and development of a project to determine the risk factors associated with the onset of breast cancer in Maori with an inherited genetic risk of lobular breast cancer. The results of this future project will guide interventions to minimise the risk of breast cancer in genetically susceptible Maori women. In addition, it will also fund the collection of information essential for a second study on chemoprevention.