Non-small cell lung cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is any type of epithelial lung cancer other than Small-cell lung cancer (SCLC).

Includes: adenocarcinoma (the most common NSCLC), large cell, squamous cell, bronchoalveolar.

Lung cancer continues to be a leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, with non-Small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounting for more than 80% of lung cancer cases.

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide, accounting for 1.38 million annual deaths, representing 18.2% of total deaths from cancer 1).

Non-Small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) account for more than 80% of lung cancer cases.

Among those, approximately 7.4% of non-Small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients will have brain metastases (BM) at presentation 2) , and between 20–40% of Non-Small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients will develop intracranial metastases 3) 4).

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