Deaths From the Most Common Lung Cancer Are Falling Fast, Hinting at the Impact of Improved Treatment

Source: STAT News »

For the most common type of lung cancer in Americans, deaths are falling faster than new cases, a new study reports, suggesting — but not proving — that new therapies targeting genetic mutations are having an outsize effect on survival.

Mortality rates for patients with non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for three-quarters of cancers originating in the lung, declined for men by…

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