Displaying archives for April 2021 - ALCMI - Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute:

Epidemiology of Young Lung Cancer

Posted by Bradley Newton on April 8th, 2021 |

This study seeks to help better understand why an increasing number of young people are developing lung cancer. Specifically, we are looking to study the environmental and childhood exposures, and other risk factors for lung cancer in persons under age 40.

SPACEWALK – A Study for Patients with ALK Drug Resistance

Posted by Bradley Newton on April 8th, 2021 |

This study seeks to better understand this kind of cancer and to develop new future lung cancer treatments. Specifically, we are looking for genetic changes in the ALK gene that could help to understand why a cancer has developed drug resistance.