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Lung Cancer Week

Research Grants

The Partnership has funded over $3 million in research since 2005. Learn about prior grants awarded and find upcoming grant opportunities. More info

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. Patient recruitment is currently underway in North Carolina and Wisconsin. More info

Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium (LCMC)

This collaboration of 16 leading cancer centers, which the National Lung Cancer Partnership coordinates, is the largest national initiative to prospectively examine non-small cell lung cancer tumors and match patients to the best possible therapies. More info


ATS Educational Products


A82 Clinical Challenges in Lung Cancer: Practicing with Limited Evidence
D6 Links Between Environmental and Occupational Particles in Neoplasia
A83 Great Cases: Clinical, Radiologic and Pathologic Correlations by Master Clinicians
WS3 Lung Cancer Tumor Board: How Do Experts Manage Difficult Cases?


PG3 Lung Cancer: State of the Art in 2012
C88 Lung Cancer Stem Cells and the Role of the Microenvironment in Lung Carcinogenesis

ATS Journal articles on Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer: AJRCCM


P2X7-Regulated Protection from Exacerbations and Loss of Control Is Independent of Asthma Maintenance Therapy
Vol. 187, No. 1 (2013), pp. 28-33.
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Folate and Asthma
Vol. 188, No.1 (2013), pp. 12-17.
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Vitamin D and Asthma
Vol. 185, No. 2 (2012), pp. 124-132.
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A Mechanistic Role for Type III IFN-λ1 in Asthma Exacerbations Mediated by Human Rhinoviruses
Vol. 185, No. 5 (2012), pp. 508-516
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Interaction between Asthma and Lung Function Growth in Early Life
Vol.185, No. 11 (2012), pp. 1183-1189
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An Official American Thoracic Society Statement: Work-Exacerbated Asthma
Vol. 184, No. 3 (2011), pp. 368-378
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An Association between l-Arginine/Asymmetric Dimethyl Arginine Balance, Obesity, and the Age of Asthma Onset Phenotype
Vol. 187, No. 2(2013), pp. 153-159.
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Lung Cancer: AJRCMB


S-Nitrosoglutathione Reductase in Human Lung Cancer
Vol. 46, No.1 (2012), pp. 63-70
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Erratum: α5β1-Integrin Expression Is Essential for Tumor Progression in Experimental Lung Cancer
Vol. 46, No. 3 (2012), pp. 414-415
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Smoking-Induced CXCL14 Expression in the Human Airway Epithelium Links Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Lung Cancer
Vol. 49, No. 3 (2013), pp. 418-425
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Lung Cancer: Annals

Quality of Life and Healthcare Use in a Randomized Controlled Lung Cancer Screening Study
Vol. 10, No. 4 (2013), pp. 324-329
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Adjuvant Treatment for Elderly Patients with Early Stage Lung Cancer Treated with Limited Resection
First published online 11 Sep 2013 as doi:10.1513/AnnalsATS.201305-127OC
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ATS 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. Some examples below:

  1. An Official ATS/ERS Statement: The Role of the Pulmonologist in Lung Cancer (2013)
  2. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society International Multidisciplinary Classification of Lung Adenocarcinoma (2011)
  3. An Official ATS Research Statement Noninfectious Lung Injury After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Idiopathic Pneumonia Syndrome (2011)
  4. Insurance Status and Disparities in Lung Cancer Practices and Outcomes (2010)