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Lung cancer research saves lives.

If you have lungs, you can get lung cancer. Research advances are helping people live with lung cancer as a chronic disease. Help us continue to fund lung cancer research.

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Meet the Researchers

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  • Jonathan Villena-Vargas, MD

    Thoracic Surgeon

    Characterizing T cell PD-1 response in the tumor-draining lymph nodes of early-stage NSCLC patients

  • Jacob Kaufman, Md, PhD

    Medical Oncology

    Understanding how the specific genetic background of each cancer affects their behaviors in patients

  • Triparna Sen, PhD

    Cell and molecular biologist

    Novel therapies for small cell lung cancer (SCLC)

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Word of the Day

Axillary node

Axillary nodes are lymph nodes located in the armpit region. They play a crucial role in filtering and trapping harmful substances, including cancer cells, that may have spread from the breast or other nearby areas.