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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about non-small cell lung cancer, see the following:

  • Lung Cancer Home Page
  • What You Need To Know About™ Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Prevention
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Drugs Approved for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies)
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Lasers in Cancer Treatment
  • Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer
  • Smoking Home Page (Includes help with quitting)
  • Secondhand Smoke and Cancer

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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Although lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. in both men and women, both the occurrence of lung cancer and the deaths related to it can be reduced. More than four out of every five cases of lung cancer are associated with cigarette smoking. The cause-and-effect relationship has been extensively documented. During the 1920s, large numbers of men began to smoke cigarettes, presumably in response to increased advertising. Twenty years later, the frequency of lung cancer in men...

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  • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
  • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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