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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX002005-01
Title: Early detection of metastatic disease in US Veterans following surgery for early stage lung cancer
Principal Investigator:

Steven M. Dubinett

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $272,273
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$979,560
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Early detection of metastatic disease in US Veterans following surgery for early stage lung cancer Surgery remains the most effective treatment for early stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This therapeutic mainstay, however, is plagued by the development of post-surgical recurrence which most often presents as metastatic disease. No significant improvements have been developed in the past 15 years and, following surgery, the overall 5-year survival rate remains below 50%. New effective st...



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