Purdue University Scientists Seek Test to Detect Breast Cancer Earlier and Lead to More Personalized Treatments, with Funding from Susan G. Komen for the Cure
8/26/2011 9:41:05 AM
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Purdue University researchers are developing a new approach to imaging that could help detect breast cancers earlier and allow doctors to tailor treatments to individuals, with funding announced today by Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. The $180,000 grant is part of Komen for the Cure’s $66 million investment in new research, patient support and scientific conferences in 2011. Komen has spent more than $685 million for breast cancer research in its 29 years, making it the largest non-profit funder of breast cancer research outside of the federal government.