Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced a $412,390 grant award from the National Cancer Institute to Virginia Commonwealth University for cancer research.
“Cancer is a scourge that is unfortunately far too common. According to the National Cancer Institute, our country expected to see more than 1.7 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2018 alone,”
The National Cancer Institute is housed under the Department of Health and Human Services. The scheduled grant budget period is to run from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020.