Improved treatment options for lung cancer

    NAME Dr Jill Larson
    CANCER TYPE Lung cancer
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Cure Cancer Australia: Identification of novel permissive mutations representing acquired vulnerabilities in lung cancer. Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer related death. Dr Larson will be using cutting-edge Next Generation sequencing technology to identify novel genetic alterations that occur early in the development of lung cancer, resulting in improved treatment options.