According to a 2001 article, of the nearly 500 cancer drugs in development, 58 (about 13%) were aimed at fighting lung cancer. Only breast cancer had a higher percentage of new drugs in development. Unfortunately, no drugs to date have shown any real benefit in terms of patient survival. However, some drugs are showing promise, and at this time, these agents are the best hope for improving lung cancer survival rates.
Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs)...Read more
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