Novel therapies for lung cancer.

@article{Hoang2002NovelTF,
  title={Novel therapies for lung cancer.},
  author={Tien H. Hoang and Anne M. Traynor and Joan H. Schiller},
  journal={Surgical oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          229-41
        }
}
Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer mortality in the US. For the majority of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, chemotherapy with or without radiation therapy is the mainstay of treatment. Despite the modest improvement in survival for these patients, prognosis remains dismal. However, the expanding knowledge of tumor biology in recent years has resulted in the promising development of a new class of "molecularly targeted" agents, which selectively target cancer… CONTINUE READING

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