HHS Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2007–2012 (Strategic Plan). Lung Cancer

11/22/2015

Lung cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, with an estimated 160,000 deaths occurring annually and an estimated incidence of 173,000 newly diagnosed cases each year.xxxix Only one-third of newly diagnosed cases are identified at a stage early enough to allow for effective therapeutic intervention, while more advanced stages of the disease are characterized by a median survival rate of less than 1 year. The development of new drug treatments for lung cancer has been slowed by difficulty in both early detection and measurement of early therapeutic drug response. NIH is supporting research to evaluate, validate, and compare varying functional imaging methods that could serve as more sensitive approaches to the measurement of early drug response than standard or conventional anatomic imaging techniques that are based on significant tumor shrinkage. NIH is striving to validate and to compare three imaging methods that could offer increased sensitivity over computed tomography as a means of assessing lung cancer response to therapy.

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