In Morocco, according to the Metropolitan Casablanca Regionâs Register, lung cancer constitutes the leader cause of cancer. Among this population, the incidence of NSCLC diagnosed in the elderly population is high due to the increasing life expectancy.This has been explained by the time required to induce genetic damage leading to cancer. On the other hand, lung cancer occurring in the young is rare. Therefore, few and controversialdata are available regarding clinical characteristics, disease status, treatment modality, and survival of young patients with lung cancer Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
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