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Driver genes in non-small cell lung cancer: Characteristics, detection methods, and targeted therapies

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Title
Driver genes in non-small cell lung cancer: Characteristics, detection methods, and targeted therapies
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Oncotarget, April 2017
DOI 10.18632/oncotarget.17016
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Qing-Ge Zhu, Shi-Ming Zhang, Xiao-Xiao Ding, Bing He, Hu-Qin Zhang

Abstract

Lung cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer-related death in the world. The large number of lung cancer cases is non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), which approximately accounting for 75% of lung cancer. Over the past years, our comprehensive knowledge about the molecular biology of NSCLC has been rapidly enriching, which has promoted the discovery of driver genes in NSCLC and directed FDA-approved targeted therapies. Of course, the targeted therapies based on driver genes provide a more exact option for advanced non-small cell lung cancer, improving the survival rate of patients. Now, we will review the landscape of driver genes in NSCLC including the characteristics, detection methods, the application of target therapy and challenges.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 150 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 23 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 13%
Researcher 19 13%
Student > Bachelor 18 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 6%
Other 21 14%
Unknown 40 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 47 31%
Medicine and Dentistry 25 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 9%
Chemistry 4 3%
Engineering 4 3%
Other 9 6%
Unknown 47 31%