Kevin Claffey, MD

University of Connecticut Health Center

Regional Breast Tumor and Sentinel Node Procurement for Advanced Molecular Diagnostic and Therapeutic Research

Awarded $38,000

About the Project: The disproportionate number of African American women with Triple Negative Breast Cancer suggests a need to include more minority patients in molecular research studies, specifically in studies on how to treat this cancer. This project will collect samples and other information from patients with Triple Negative Breast Cancer with the ultimate goal of finding a treatment.