At a Glance
– Researchers identified DNA misspellings and other alterations that are involved in the development of lung adenocarcinoma.
– The findings may lead to more targeted therapies to treat this deadly cancer.
Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths in the United States and throughout the world. Globally, it leads to more than a million deaths each year. Less than 20% of those diagnosed with lung cancer survive 5 years after their diagnosis.
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