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Nisha D'Silva noted that head and neck cancer is the sixth-most common cancer in the world with about 600,000 new cases per year.

Nisha D’Silva noted that head and neck cancer is the sixth-most common cancer in the world with about 600,000 new cases per year.

WASHINGTON: An Indian-origin scientist in the US has been awarded a USD 8.1 million grant to support her research on lethal head and neck cancer, which could help improve the survival rates of patients.

Nisha D’Silva received the prestigious Sustaining Outstanding Achievement in Research award, or SOAR, for her continuing research into the molecular pathways that control the spread and recurrence of head and neck cancer.

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Credit: economictimes.indiatimes.com

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