MOLECULAR STAGING OF HUMAN SQUAMOUS CELL SKIN CANCER


Year of Award:
2001
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA088323
RFA Number:
PAR-99-102
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
GALE, JAMES M
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Lifetime risk for developing skin cancer is currently l in 5 for the USA. While the non-melanoma skin cancers (basal and squamous cell) are generally not life threatening (2-5 percent of squamous cell carcinoma will become metastatic), they account for s