Search Results for: non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Lung Cancer Survival Rates

Lung cancer is the most common cancer-related cause of death in the U.S., with an estimated 158,000 deaths occurring in 2016. Lung cancer survival rates are based on population averages ... Read more

Targeted Cancer Therapies

A targeted cancer therapy is a drug that treats cancer by interacting with a specific molecule that is, for example, involved in the growth, progression or spread of cancer. ... Read more

Lung Cancer Surgery

Lung cancer surgery may be an option at the early stages of the disease. Where possible, it may be a way to cure non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), along ... Read more

Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer

Radiation therapy, also called radiotherapy, uses high-energy waves similar to X-rays, or particles, to kill cancer cells. When is radiation therapy used? Radiation therapy can be used on its own ... Read more