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Research Grants

The Partnership has funded over $2.2 million in research since 2005. Learn about previous grants and find upcoming grant opportunities.

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Access TLC

This project is designed to better understand when and why treatment delays occur so we can create effective programs for health care providers to improve patient care. Includes a free online CME for primary care physicians

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Clinical Literature Finder
This tool delivers citations of peer-reviewed clinical literature relevant for specific, user-defined case parameters

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 Professional Events
Find events, conferences and CME programs related to lung cancer diagnosis, treatment and care

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Lung ATS Educational Products on Lung Cancer (select items below)


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Lung ATS Journal articles on Lung Cancer (select abstracts listed below)

Lung Cancer 2010: AJRCCM

An Official American Thoracic Society Systematic Review: Insurance Status and Disparities in lung Cancer Practices and Outcomes
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Volume 182; November 2010

Florescence in Situ Hybridization Testing Algorithm Improves Lung Cancer Detection in Bronchial Brushing Specimens
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Volume 181; March 2010

Lung Cancer 2009: AJRCCM

Hospital Characteristics Associated with Timeliness of Care in Veterans with Lung Cancer
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Volume 179; April 2009

Lung Cancer 2008: AJRCCM

Association of Radiographic Emphysema and Airflow Obstruction with Lung Cancer
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Volume 178; October 2008

Endoscopic Ultrasound Reduces Surgical Mediastinal Staging in Lung Cancer: A Randomized Trial
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Volume 177; March 2008

Interstitial Lung Disease in Japanese Patients with Lung Cancer: A Cohort and Nested Case-Control Study
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Volume 177; June 2008

Lung Cancer 2007: AJRCCM

Lung Cancer and Lung Stem Cells: Strange Bedfellows?
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Volume 175; March 2007

Inhaled Corticosteroids and Risk of Lung Cancer among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 175; April 2007

Endoscopic Ultrasound As a First Test for Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer: A Prospective Study
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Volume 175; February 2007

Lung Cancer 2010: AJRCMB

Lung Injury and Cancer: Mechanistic Insights into Ceramide and EGFR Signaling under Cigarette Smoke
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Volume 43; 2010

Lung Cancer 2008: AJRCMB

Nicotine Induces Resistance to Chemotherapy by Modulating Mitochondrial Signaling in Lung Cancer
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Volume 40; 2008

LungATS Statements, Guidelines and Reports

ATS Statements, Guidelines and Reports are printed in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. These documents are also available in PDF format. You may download one copy of any ATS document; there is no charge for this service.

  1. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society International Multidisciplinary Classification of Lung Adenocarcinoma (2011)
  2. Pretreatment Evaluation of Non-Small-cell Lung Cancer 
  3. Insurance Status and Disparities in Lung Cancer Practices and Outcomes (2010)