Lung Cancer: The Basics Lung cancer is a collection of several diseases that are characterized by the cell type that makes them up, how they behave, and how they are treated. They are divided into two main categories: Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and Small cell lung cancer (SCLC).Lung Cancer Web-U-Cation Program This video will help you learn about lung cancer, its diagnosis, staging, potential treatments and side effects
Mesothelioma: The Basics Mesothelioma is a rare cancer, caused by asbestos exposure, that is most often found in the lining of the lung or in the abdominal cavity lining. This article presents an introduction to diagnosis, staging and treatment of the disease.
Apr 1, 2014 - The ALK inhibitor ceritinib is active in non-small-cell lung cancer, regardless of the presence of resistance mutations in ALK, according to a study published in the March 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.