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New Pathologic Classification of Lung Cancer: Relevance for Clinical Practice and Clinical Trials

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 11th, 2013 | No comments

New Pathologic Classification of Lung Cancer: Relevance for Clinical Practice and Clinical Trials Abstract We summarize significant changes in pathologic classification of lung cancer resulting from the 2011 International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society (IASLC/ATS/ERS) lung adenocarcinoma classification. The classification was developed by an international core panel of experts […]

The Presence of Mutations in Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Is Not a Prognostic Factor for Long-Term Outcome after Surgical Resection of Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 1st, 2013 | No comments

The Presence of Mutations in Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Is Not a Prognostic Factor for Long-Term Outcome after Surgical Resection of Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer Abstract Background: The presence of mutation in EGFR gene is known as a predictive marker for the response to epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment. However, […]