Jennifer B. Kwon

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Squamous cell lung cancer (SCC) is the second leading cause of lung cancer death in the US and has a 5-year survival rate of only 16%. Histological changes in the bronchial epithelium termed dysplasia are precursors to invasive SCC. However, the cellular mechanisms that cause dysplasia are unknown. To fill this knowledge gap, we used topical application of(More)
Authors' disclosures of potential conflict of interest are found at the end of this article. L ung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in the United States, with approximately 226,160 new cases of lung and bronchial cancer predicted to be diagnosed in 2012, along with approximately 160,340 deaths due to the disease (Siegel, Nai-shadham,(More)
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