A HIGH THROUGHPUT DIAGNOSTIC ASSAY FOR LUNG CANCER


Year of Award:
2005
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA114157
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-05-002
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
BROWN, KATHLYNN C
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SW MED CTR/DALLAS
Within the United States, 170,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed per year. Over 60% of these patients will die within one year, making lung cancer the largest cancer killer of both men and women. The correct histopathological diagnosis of a tumor