Gene mutations in non-smoking female lung cancer patients with adenocarcinoma


Grant Data
Project Title
Gene mutations in non-smoking female lung cancer patients with adenocarcinoma
Principal Investigator
Dr Koo, Linda Chih Ling   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Ho John Hung Chiu   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
84
Start Date
1991-11-01
Completion Date
1998-10-31
Amount
240000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society (HKACS) - General Award
Funding Year
1992/1993
Status
Completed
Objectives
To see whether the p53 gene is mutated in Hong Kong female lung cancer patients as found in studies in Japan and other countreis. Lung samples obtained after thoracotomy from patients will be studied to determine the frequency, location, and nature of p53 mutation and compare the types of mutations with those found in Japan and other countries.