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The Lung Cancer Research Foundation Announces 2014 Grant Cycle Opens

LCRF Grant Application Deadline June 16, 2014.

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lung Cancer Research Foundation announced that it is accepting submissions of grant requests for medical/scientific research projects covering all aspects of lung cancer research. Submissions from investigators at all levels are encouraged including post-doctoral students to world leaders in the field. The maximum grant amount is $50,000 and the deadline for submission is June 16.

Since 2005, LCRF has funded research in all of the following areas: Development of cutting-edge drugs; Identification of clinical applications for new lung cancer therapies; Identification of new biomarkers for treatment: selection/resistance to therapy, prognosis, and early detection; Psychosocial research into lung cancer; Prevention and early detection of lung cancer; Improved staging of lung cancer; Understanding of the pathways of lung cancer growth; Alternative/complementary therapy for lung cancer.

Grant requests can include new project submissions, as well as requests for renewal of current funding. Submissions are evaluated according to the standard NIH guidelines for scientific merit and originality of concept in a blind review by the Medical Advisory Board of LCRF. Consideration is given to the project's alignment with the mission of LCRF to support a broad distribution of inquiry across many fields of lung cancer research.  Please go to the LCRF website to download the application.  http://www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org/our-research/

About the Lung Cancer Research Foundation
Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) is a nonprofit organization that supports research on innovative strategies for better treatments, screening, and prevention of all cancers of the lung. Our goal is to fund promising scientific and clinical research initiatives that will lead to more positive outcomes and improved quality of life for all lung cancer patients.

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For more information about the Lung Cancer Research Foundation 2014 grant application, please contact

Sarah Seigel, Administrative Manager
155 East 55th Street, Suite 6H
New York, NY 10022
Office: (212) 588-1580 ext. 130
sseigel@lungfund.org

SOURCE Lung Cancer Research Foundation

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