alexa The changing pathology of lung cancer.
Oncology

Oncology

Journal of Cancer Science & Therapy

Author(s): Fan Z, Schraeder R

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Abstract Lung cancer classification is of paramount importance in determining the treatment for oncologic patients. Most lung cancers are non-small cell lung carcinomas (NSCLC), which are further subclassified into squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, and large cell carcinoma. Lung neuroendocrine tumors are subclassified into typical carcinoid, atypical carcinoid, small cell carcinoma, and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma. In NSCLC in particular, the histologic classification and tumor mutation analysis are central to today's targeted therapy and personalized treatment. This article discusses the current diagnostic criteria for classification of NSCLC and lung neuroendocrine tumors and implications for oncologic treatment. 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. This article was published in Surg Oncol Clin N Am and referenced in Journal of Cancer Science & Therapy

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