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  • Study links neighborhood violence, lung cancer progression

    Zeynep Madak-Erdogan photo portrait.

    Zeynep Madak-Erdogan and her colleagues found that stress responses vary between lung cancer patients living in high-violence or low-violence zip codes. These differences likely lead to worse lung cancer outcomes in patients living in violent neighborhoods, the researchers found.

    Photo by Jonathan King/Cancer Center at Illinois


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  • Editor’s notes:  

    To reach Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, email

    To reach Sage Kim, email

    The paper “The effect of exposure to neighborhood violence on glucocorticoid receptor signaling in lung tumors” is available online.

    Cancer Research Communications is a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. 

    DOI: 10.1158/2767-9764.CRC-24-0032/745974