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Patient Care and Research

ASTRO-BCRF Career Development Award to End Breast Cancer

Applications for this 2021 Career Development Award (CDA) are being accepted. For full details and guidelines, please see the Program Announcement on the ProposalCentral application website. 

What is the goal of the ASTRO-BCRF Career Development Award?

To advance the field of radiation oncology in novel ways through the support of talented early-career scientists performing radiation oncology-related research. The aim of the CDA is to support the next generation of researchers and to significantly improve outcomes and quality of life for breast cancer patients.

The award will provide up to $100,000 per year for two years. Neither ASTRO nor BCRF will pay indirect costs as part of this award. 

When is the application deadline?

Applications are due on February 26, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET (GMT-5).

How do I apply?

Applications will be accepted through ProposalCentral's online service. Paper applications are not accepted. 

Program Contact

For more information please contact the Department of Scientific Affairs.

Previous Junior Faculty Awardees and Abstracts

Metabolic reprogramming mediates radiation-induced dedifferentiation of breast cancer cells into cancer stem cells
Squamous Cell Carcinoma Antigen in Cervical Cancer and Radiation Resistance
Genomic determinants of chemoradiotherapy in anal cancer
Radiotherapy for Chemoresistant TNBC
Ketogenic diets and EGFR inhibitors as lung cancer therapy
Impact of macrophage polarization on radiation therapy efficacy
Autophagy Inhibition in Pancreatic Cancer
MEK1/2 inhibitors in K-Ras mutant cancers