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Lung Cancer

Strategies for Diagnosis and Treatment

Among the deadliest type of cancers, lung cancer faces several challenges in diagnosis and treatment: late diagnosis and misdiagnosis, inadequate tumor sampling, and resistance development to current therapies, among others. Together with advances in the understanding of molecular features, factors, and mechanisms involved in initiation and tumor progression, important improvements have occurred in diagnostics and therapeutics in the shape of advances in molecular genotyping, procedures for sampling, new potential, and less invasive sources of samples for the diagnosis and development of new targeted therapies. The aim of this book is to provide an exciting read on strategies in the diagnosis and therapy of lung cancer.

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Lung CancerStrategies for Diagnosis and TreatmentEdited by Alba Fabiola Costa Torres

Published: October 31st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71993

ISBN: 978-1-78984-350-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-349-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-639-1

Copyright year: 2018

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6774 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Precise Diagnosis of Histological Type of Lung Carcinoma: The First Step in Personalized Therapy

By Jelena Stojšić


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2. Paraneoplastic Syndromes in Lung Cancer

By Dilaver Tas


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3. Pleural Effusions in Lung Cancer: Detection and Treatment

By Milic Medenica, Miras Medenica and Danilo Cosovic


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4. Diagnosis of Lung Cancer: What Metabolomics Can Contribute

By Elien Derveaux, Evelyne Louis, Karolien Vanhove, Liene Bervoets, Liesbet Mesotten, Michiel Thomeer and Peter Adriaensens


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5. Immunotherapy in Advanced Lung Cancer Treatment

By Alexandru C. Grigorescu


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6. Epigenetic Modifications and Potential Treatment Approaches in Lung Cancers

By Metin Budak and Mustafa Yildiz


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7. The Immune Regulatory Role of Cytokine-Induced Killer Cells Treatment on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

By Li Zhang and Yanyan Pan


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8. Targeted Photodynamic Therapy for Improved Lung Cancer Treatment

By Anine Crous and Heidi Abrahamse


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9. Chemoresistance of Lung Cancer Cells: 2D and 3D In Vitro Models for Anticancer Drug Screening

By Vivek Kaushik, Juan Sebastian Yakisich, Yogesh Kulkarni, Neelam Azad and Anand Krishnan V. Iyer


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