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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers are a group of lung cancers that are named for the kinds of cells found in the cancer and how the cells look under a microscope. The three main types of non-small cell lung cancer are squamous cell carcinoma, large cell carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma. Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common kind of lung cancer.
Pembrolizumab provides added benefit for subpopulations of patients with metastatic NSCLC

Pembrolizumab provides added benefit for subpopulations of patients with metastatic NSCLC

Scientists identify pathway for treatment-resistant lung cancer

Scientists identify pathway for treatment-resistant lung cancer

Low-dose aspirin may improve survival in patients with head and neck, lung cancers

Low-dose aspirin may improve survival in patients with head and neck, lung cancers

Mutations linked with sensitivity or resistance to immunotherapy in mNSCLC

Mutations linked with sensitivity or resistance to immunotherapy in mNSCLC

New drug combination shows promise for treating non-small cell lung cancer patients

New drug combination shows promise for treating non-small cell lung cancer patients

Dacomitinib treatment for lung cancer increases overall survival but has more side effects

Dacomitinib treatment for lung cancer increases overall survival but has more side effects

Preliminary study for detection of pancreatic cancer shows encouraging results

Preliminary study for detection of pancreatic cancer shows encouraging results

Alternate cell growth pathway could open door to new treatments for metastatic cancers

Alternate cell growth pathway could open door to new treatments for metastatic cancers

Adding immunotherapy after initial treatment improves survival in metastatic NSCLC patients

Adding immunotherapy after initial treatment improves survival in metastatic NSCLC patients

Immune system could be blamed for ineffectiveness of high-dose radiation against lung cancer

Immune system could be blamed for ineffectiveness of high-dose radiation against lung cancer

Three beagles successfully identify lung cancer by scent, shows study

Three beagles successfully identify lung cancer by scent, shows study

Radiation associated with increased risk of adverse cardiac events in lung cancer patients

Radiation associated with increased risk of adverse cardiac events in lung cancer patients

Roche Diagnostics launches first in vitro diagnostic ROS1 immunohistochemistry assay

Roche Diagnostics launches first in vitro diagnostic ROS1 immunohistochemistry assay

Combination immunotherapy shows promise in pre-surgical setting for early-stage lung cancers

Combination immunotherapy shows promise in pre-surgical setting for early-stage lung cancers

Immunotherapy increases five-year survival rate of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer

Immunotherapy increases five-year survival rate of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer

NCCN and AstraZeneca collaborate to improve care processes for lung cancer patients

NCCN and AstraZeneca collaborate to improve care processes for lung cancer patients

Pre-surgical neoadjuvant treatment shows promise in trial for patients with operable NSCLC

Pre-surgical neoadjuvant treatment shows promise in trial for patients with operable NSCLC

Research uncovers potential breakthrough in the understanding of tumor dormancy

Research uncovers potential breakthrough in the understanding of tumor dormancy

Non-smokers who develop lung cancer are hugely disadvantaged, says PHE

Non-smokers who develop lung cancer are hugely disadvantaged, says PHE

Predicting whether a patient will benefit from chemotherapy

Predicting whether a patient will benefit from chemotherapy