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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Clinically Actionable Neoantigens in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Principal Investigator:

Steven M. Dubinett

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $300,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Clinically actionable neoantigens in non-small cell lung cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among US Veterans as well as the world's leading cause of cancer death. Environmental exposure and tobacco use among Veterans operate together to increase risk. Unleashing the immune response against pulmonary premalignancy could transform therapy and outcomes. Here, we propose to lay the ground work for lung “cancer interception,” a strategy that seeks to block the progression of pre...

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