Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, attributed mostly to environmental and behavioral factors. However, a diagnosis of lung cancer no longer means inevitable death. The new standards of care and a greater understanding of the etiology and biology of the disease has led to breakthroughs in patient survival rates that were not seen in the past.
Standards of Care: Lung Cancer provides a solid foundation in the new principles approaching this disease. Presented in an accessible, quick-to-digest format, and written by leading experts in a variety of medical fields, this authoritative guide covers all the new procedures and treatment options and the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment, including immunotherapy and oncogene inhibition, and more. This is an essential resource for both practitioners and students studying for the boards or certification.