[MOL] Non small Cell Lung Cancer [00253] Medicine On Line


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[MOL] Non small Cell Lung Cancer



Major development in past few years have been related to development of new chemotherapy drugs that can be used in late stages of Lung Cancer: These include:

Newest approach to treatment of early stage Non small Cell Lung Cancer is usage of chemotherapy prior to surgery. This approach is still under investigation, however is seems to be superior to standard approach with surgery alone as the initial treatment modality.

Combination of Vinorelbine and Cisplatinum seems to be the most potent combination at this time for treatment of non small cell lung cancer. Development of newest chemotherapy drugs has lead the way to series of careful of studies to determine which combination is most effective in lung cancer treatment.