Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Effect of Cyclical Intermittent Hypoxia on Lung Cancer Progression|
Diane C Lim
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2020 -
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Objective: Lung cancer continues to have a very poor prognosis, with Veterans having a higher incidence of lung cancer and worse outcome compared to civilians.1 Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been associated with higher cancer incidence2-5 and mortality,2, 6-8 and again, Veterans have a higher prevalence of OSA that is more severe compared to civilians.9 Our overarching objective is to determine how cyclical intermittent hypoxia (CIH), a major underlying pathology of OSA, promotes lung cancer...
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