DoD Breast Cancer, Transformative Breast Cancer Consortium Award
The Transformative Breast Cancer Consortium Award is designed to support collaborations and ideas that will transform the lives of individuals with, and/or at risk for, breast cancer and will significantly accelerate progress toward ending breast cancer. Applicants must bring together different perspectives to develop new paradigms that will solve fundamental yet overarching problems in breast cancer. This award requires a team-based approach by a consortium of exceptional researchers and advocates, whose collaborative efforts will make a transformative impact in breast cancer. The transformation intended by the consortium must be in people’s lives, and not in the healthcare or research system. The consortium should have at least four, but no more than five, teams investigating different projects under a central hypothesis. No more than two teams may be based at one institution. Each team’s work must be integrated within the consortium so that every component is working toward the c...