Lung Cancer Edited by Anne-Marie C. Dingemans, Martin Reck and Virginie Westeel ERS monograph Lung Cancer ERS monograph 68 ERS monograph Print ISSN: 2312-508X Online ISSN: 2312-5098 Print ISBN: 978-1-84984-061-3 Online ISBN: 978-1-84984-062-0 June 2015 €55.00 ISBN 978-1-84984-061-3 9 781849 840613 Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer worldwide – it is estimated to cause nearly one in five cancer deaths. Most lung cancer patients are diagnosed late and for many of them, there are currently no curative therapy options available, meaning long-term survival is still low. Nevertheless, enormous progress has been made in the field during the last decade. This Monograph provides a comprehensive overview of the current knowledge of and advances in lung cancer, covering areas such as: screening tobacco control COPD diagnosis therapy and treatment of early stage lung cancer from both a surgeon’s and radiation oncologist’s perspective. Very recent achievements in innovative fields, such as targeted therapies and immunotherapies, are also discussed.
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