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Breast cancer risk and prevention research grants

1 March 2019

Breast Cancer Now is seeking applications from researchers aiming to tackle gaps in the understanding of the risks of breast cancer, and how this information could be used in prevention.

 

They are interested in funding research projects in, but not limited to, the following areas:

 

• Communicating breast cancer risk

• Developing and testing behaviour change interventions around lifestyle factors such as weight, activity or alcohol consumption

• Introducing lifestyle modification programs to the breast screening programme, including increased physical activity, avoidance of weight gain, avoidance of harmful consumption of alcohol and encouragement of breastfeeding

• Identifying and testing new options for chemoprevention

• Overcoming barriers to prevention interventions, including understanding the challenges of adherence to chemo prevention

• Novel approaches such as mimicking hormonal changes to offer protection against post-menopausal breast cancer

 

Deadline for applications is 1st March 2019

 

For further information and to apply click HERE