See funding history. The DOD BCRP also owes its success to the integrated efforts of all of its partners — from the ongoing dedication of the US Army and their belief and support of this mission, to the Members of Congress who support the program through continued funding, to the scientists and consumers who participate, and to the researchers who every year submit proposals that reach the highest level asked of them by the program. We still do not know how to prevent it, how to diagnose it and make a real difference or how to end it. In the United States, the chance of a woman developing breast cancer during her lifetime has increased from 1 in 11 in 1975 to 1 in 8 today.
FY19 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE BREAST CANCER RESEARCH PROGRAM
Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (DOD BCRP) | Michigan Breast Cancer Coalition
Susan G. Funding for this vital program is currently being debated in the Senate this week. The BCRP has invested in research to better understand how and why breast cancer begins to grow, factors that increase risk and more advanced ways to detect and treat the disease, including innovative treatments that are both more effective and less toxic for the patient. Last Fiscal Year, this program was only able to fund 10 percent of the proposals submitted.
Since You Asked: More About the Department of Defense - Breast Cancer Research Connection
The mission of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research. Learn more about BCRF. Michael and his wife share a common bond: both are breast cancer survivors. Hear their story and from others experiencing cancer, and learn how research shaped their lives.
Although funds have not been appropriated for the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program BCRP , the BCRP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop ideas for submission to the anticipated FY17 funding opportunities. Pre-application and application deadlines will be available when the Program Announcements are released. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the Government, and f unding of research projects received in response to these Program Announcements is contingent on the availability of Federal funds appropriated for the BCRP.