FWCC Hosts NCORP Retreat
For Researchers from FWCC, Mary Bird Perkins
Cancer Center in Baton Rouge, and
LSU Health New Orleans
We are pleased to announce that Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, a division of LSU Health Shreveport, is part of the group that has been awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).
This award is a collaborative effort by LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, collectively known for this grant as the Gulf South Minority-Based NCI Community Oncology Research Program.
NCORP is a five-year, $5.6 million grant that was presented to the coordinating institution, LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans and will be shared among the participating entities.
On January 22-23, 2015, representatives from all three institutions will meet at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center for a retreat to discuss past successes and plans for the future.
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