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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004676-01A1
Title: Role of MUC5AC in promoting CNS metastasis in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Principal Investigator:

Apar K. Ganti

Location: Omaha, NE
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$710,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Lung Cancer (LC) is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in the world, accounting for ~24% of cancer- related deaths in both women and men. The predicted 5-year survival rate of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is 21%. The high mortality rate of LC patients is attributed to the fact that they usually present at an advanced stage where treatment options are mostly palliative. Brain metastasis remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in lung cancer. Approximately, 25-40% of NSCL...



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