$11.6 million grant supports innovative research in endometrial cancer

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Cases of endometrial cancer — a gynecologic cancer of the lining of the uterus — have increased in recent decades, as have deaths caused by the condition. To spur new strategies to prevent and treat endometrial cancer, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis a prestigious Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant.