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Saving lives through research in early cancer detection and prevention: Molecular, genomic and societal factors (SALVAGE)

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Project Period
1/2024 - 6/2028
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the CR
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Science
cancer, oncology, Mission cancer, malignant tumor, hereditary tumor, malignancy, precursor, early lesions, solid tumors, blood tumors, melanoma, human health, survival, mortality, aging, clinical medicine, health research, clinical studies, epidemiology,
Cooperating Organization
University of Ostrava
Charles University
Palacký University, Olomouc
University of Pardubice
University Hospital Olomouc
University Hospital Prague - Motol
Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute Brno

Malignant tumors are the second most common cause of death in the Czech Republic and the EU, while half of these deaths can be prevented through prevention. The SALVAGE project deals with the main challenges in research in the field of primary, secondary and tertiary oncological prevention. Its implementation will contribute to the fulfillment of the main goals of the European Plan to Fight Cancer and the Concept of Health Research of the Czech Republic 2030. At the same time, it will bring results applicable in clinical practice, strengthen international cooperation and reduce the research deficit in this area.

Sustainable Development Goals

Masaryk University is committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, which aim to improve the conditions and quality of life on our planet by 2030.

Sustainable Development Goal No.  3 – Good health and well-being Sustainable Development Goal No.  5 – Gender equality

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