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VICC receives $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant

Jan. 21, 2014, 1:30 PM

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Annually, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund supports a cancer research grant to an institution based in the host city of the NCAA Women’s Final Four. This year’s $100,000 grant will be awarded to Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center to continue research on imaging ovarian cancer with novel small molecule radiotracers of cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1).

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