Mechanisms of Alcohol-associated Cancers (R21)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which alcohol increases cancer risk.

Alcohol consumption is classified as carcinogenic to humans by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC; 2010, 2012) and the

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National Toxicology Program (NTP; 2014) of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Target sites for alcohol-related carcinogenesis include the upper aerodigestive tract, breast, liver, and colon.

A better understanding of the molecular basis by which alcohol increases cancer risk for certain tissues and organs could lead to improved therapeutic approaches and preventative strategies and would provide guidance on safe levels of alcohol consumption.

Related Programs

Alcohol Research Programs

Department of Health and Human Services


Cancer Biology Research

Department of Health and Human Services


Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: National Institutes of Health

Estimated Funding: Not Available


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-219.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U. S. Territory or Possession.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-219.html

Contact:
NIH OER WebmasterFBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Agency Email Description:
If you have any problems linking to this funding announcement, please contact the NIH OER Webmaster

Agency Email:
FBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Date Posted:
2017-03-13

Application Due Date:
2020-09-07

Archive Date:
2020-10-13


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