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AVON Breast Cancer Research Program

Contributor: Sherry Ward, AltTox

Letters of Intent for research funding through the AVON Breast Cancer Research Program are due January 7, 2016 for proposals to be submitted later in 2016 (by invitation only).

Research priorities

Research questions [they] hope to answer to further the development of breast cancer prevention strategies include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Understanding the potential causes of breast cancer and research to develop new preventative strategies
  • Understanding metastases and developing new treatments for metastatic breast cancer

Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Animal Research Policy

Avon limits its research funding to clinical studies, human cell culture, and epidemiologic studies. Avon funding may not be used to fund studies involving animals. [Their] guidelines apply only to studies funded by Avon and do not impact other research underway at these same institutions.

Further Information

Breast Cancer Research 2016 Program Guidelines: http://www.avonfoundation.org/grants/breast-cancer/research-grant-guidelines/