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THE COLON CANCER CHALLENGE FOUNDATION AND

CGA COLORECTAL CANCER RESEARCH SCHOLAR AWARD


Thanks to a generous donation from the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), the CGA is pleased to announce the Colorectal Cancer Research Scholar award for the top ranking abstract submitted by a trainee or junior faculty member. This award will provide $2,000 to cover meeting registration and travel expenses to the 2018 CGA Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.

COLORECTAL CANCER RESEARCH SCHOLAR AWARD CRITERIA
The goal of this Award is to recognize excellence in translational research focused on the molecular biology of colorectal cancer. In providing this award, the CCCF seeks to both support and promote colorectal cancer research. The CCCF has a special interest in the biology of early age of onset and hereditary colorectal cancer. However, research into other areas of colorectal cancer (e.g., novel treatments, innovative minimally invasive screening technologies) will also be considered



WHO SHOULD SUBMIT?
The following are eligible to apply:
Trainees (i.e., postdoctoral fellows, residents, and clinical fellows)
Junior faculty (within one year of first independent faculty appointment)
Junior genetic counselors (within one year of completion of training).

HOW DO I SUBMIT AN APPLICATION?
Applicant must submit an abstract submission and fill out the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation and CGA Colorectal Cancer Research Scholar Award form.
Applicant must be listed as the first author on the abstract.

WHAT ARE THE GUIDELINES?
Trainees applications must provide a letter from a mentor, professor, or supervisor confirming their eligibility.
The abstract must be presented by the award recipient and must be primarily their work.

Any questions regarding the Colorectal Cancer Research Scholar should contact Brandie Leach via cga@pacemedcom.com