Current Overview of Lung Cancer from Pathology, Screening to Treatment

Author(s): Stacey Davidson, Edward Yu*.

Journal Name: Current Cancer Therapy Reviews

Volume 14 , Issue 2 , 2018

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Introduction: Lung cancer is the most prevalent malignancy worldwide and accounts for more cancer-related deaths than any other disease site, despite advances in early detection and management. Radiation therapy is used in the management of all stages of non-small cell lung cancer, including adenocarcinoma in situ/minimally invasive adenocarcinoma, and small cell lung cancer.

Conclusion: This article provides a brief current overview of literature pertaining to the role of radiation therapy in the management of lung cancer.

Keywords: Radiotherapy, non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, lung cancer, prognosis, adenocarcinoma.

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VOLUME: 14
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2018
Page: [92 - 119]
Pages: 28
DOI: 10.2174/1573394714666180208141456
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