US ‘Proof-of-Concept’ Trial Confirms Promise of Stratified Lung Cancer Treatment

“Routine tests that look for multiple, specific genetic changes in patients’ lung tumours could help doctors select targeted treatments, a US study has confirmed.

“The research, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, looked simultaneously for ten specific cancer-driving genetic changes in the tumours of 733 patients with adenocarcinoma, the most common type of lung cancer.”

Editor’s note: Learn more about genetic testing and personalized approaches to lung cancer treatment in our Lung Cancer KnowledgeBase.