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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



P30 Cancer Center Support Grant  listen  (… KAN-ser SEN-ter suh-PORT …)

  Funds awarded to certain U.S. institutions by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for them to become cancer centers in the United States, based on scientific merit. The funds help the cancer centers improve the way they are run and develop new ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer. To receive the award, one goal of the cancer center must be to turn clinical and basic research into better health care. Also called CCSG.