Modest gains seen in advanced lung cancer survival times

12/3/2009 | Yahoo!

One-year survival rates for patients with advanced lung cancer increased from 13.2% in 1990 to 19.4% in 2005, according to National Cancer Center data. Researchers said gains came from better disease management, including new chemotherapy regimens, increased use of salvage chemo and use of molecularly targeted therapies.

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