Most lung cancers present as metastatic disease meaning that curative treatment is not an option. DNA methylation analysis is one option that may enable early diagnosis. The importance of this study is that screening and early detection is most effectively done when high-risk groups are identified.
A/Prof Alexander Dobrovic, Dr Thomas Mikeska
Cancer Council Research Grant
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
$100,000 per annum in 2012 & 2013, nil in 2014