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  • Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

  • The burden of cancer is borne unequally and unjustly in our society. NCI is strongly committed to a wide-ranging research program that will address these cancer health disparities. As a demonstration of that commitment, NCI created the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) on March 20, 2001. NCI's goal is to increase the amount spent on cancer health disparities by investing in research to explain the social, cultural, environmental, biological and behavioral determinants of cancer disparities. The creation of the Center, and the influence, priority, and authority granted to it within NCI, demonstrates its commitment to addressing cancer health disparities with bold initiatives to end blatant injustices within the health care system.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation makes grants to address the most serious social and environmental problems facing society, where risk capital, responsibly invested, may make a difference over time. The Foundation places a high value on sustaining and improving institutions that make positive contributions to society.

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

  • NSERC's role is to make investments in people, discovery and innovation for the benefit of all Canadians. We invest in people by supporting more than 17,700 university students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies. We promote discovery by funding more than 9,600 university professors every year. And we help make innovation happen by encouraging more than 500 Canadian companies to invest in university research.

  • Swiss National Science Foundation

  • Supports scientific research at Swiss Universities and other scientific institutions and awards fellowships to young scientists.

  • Berlex Foundation

  • Established in 1986, the Berlex Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering education and encouraging innovative research in the field of reproductive medicine.

  • American Cancer Society


  • Alliance for Aging Research

  • Independent, not-for-profit organization founded in 1986 to promote medical research into human aging.

  • American Academy of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology

  • Resources and research funding information about those disorders.

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

  • U.S. government funding initiative from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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