New strategies in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung: identification of tumor drivers to personalize therapy.

@article{Gold2012NewSI,
  title={New strategies in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung: identification of tumor drivers to personalize therapy.},
  author={Kathryn A Gold and Ignacio I. Wistuba and Edward S. Kim},
  journal={Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={3002-7}
}
Treatment for non-small cell lung cancer has been improving, with personalized treatment increasingly becoming a reality in the clinic. Unfortunately, these advances have largely been confined to the treatment of adenocarcinomas. Treatment options for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the lung have lagged behind, partly because of a lack of understanding of the oncogenes driving SCC. Cytotoxic chemotherapy continues to be the only treatment option for many of our patients, and no genetic tests… CONTINUE READING
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