Identification of novel colon cancer genes predictive for prognosis and 5-fluorouracil therapy benefit

Lead researcher

Dr Oliver Sieber, Prof Robyn Ward

Institution

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Years funded

2014-2016

This project seeks to discover new bowel cancer genes to improve clinical assessment of risk of cancer recurrence and likelihood of therapy response. The results will lead to better management and treatment approaches for patients with bowel cancer.

Lay Report

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant

Funding

$100,000 per annum

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