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2014 | 9 | 3 | 382-390

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The role of genetic and other biomarkers in NSCLC prognosis


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The development of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is a multistep process, which is triggered and maintained by various factors. Many steps of non-small-cell lung carcinogenesis, risk factors and biomarkers have been identified; however no consistent model has been established of personalized medicine for these patients. Distinct various gene expression, products of mutated genes and other markers such as circulating nucleic acids or tumor cells has been proven to be potential biomarkers of non-small cell lung cancer as well as potential targets for new treatment strategies. This article will highlight promising biomarkers in non-small cell lung cancer prognosis.










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1 - 6 - 2014
8 - 7 - 2014


  • Institute of Oncology, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania


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