Published in Cancer Weekly, November 11th, 2003
The centers are funded jointly by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Cancer Institute, both agencies of the National Institutes of Health, at a total of $5 million a year over 7 years, or $35 million.
One in eight women in the U.S. can expect to have breast cancer in her lifetime. The causes of most of these cases are not known.
"Although diagnosis and treatment are improving, breast...
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