Lung Cancer Research Projects
MOON SHOTS PROGRAM
Lung Cancer Flagship Projects
Our research projects address the crucial issues facing lung cancer patients by focusing our largest efforts on the approaches that have near‐term measurable success. Research efforts of the Lung Cancer Moon Shot® are aimed at enhancing our understanding of the molecular and genomic signatures of the disease and deploying treatment, detection and prevention strategies to end lung cancer.
Increasing cures for NSCLC and SCLC patients through advancements in immunotherapy and targeted therapy
Developing new methods of earlier detection and enhancing CT scanning methods and interpretation
Changing clinical practice in smoking cessation by tailoring prevention strategies and personalizing treatment
MAKING AN IMPACT
Nearly all tobacco users begin the habit early — 88% start by age 18. MD Anderson’s Lung Cancer Moon Shot targets prevention messages to children and teens around the world through tools that speak uniquely to them.