Upstage Lung Cancer

Using performing arts to raise awareness and funding for lung cancer research

Research We Fund

Upstage Lung Cancer is proud to have funded over $1 million in lung cancer research.

Feng Jiang, MD, PhD

2013-2015: Early Detection Award

This grant was funded in part by LUNGevity

Feng Jiang, MD, PhD
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Sanford Stass, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Jiang is identifying sputum biomarkers that could improve the process of detecting early-stage lung cancer by contributing to development of a non-invasive test that complements low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans and improves the accuracy of diagnosis.