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What does NSCLC stand for?

NSCLC stands for Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma (medical condition)

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Titled, Outcomes of operable patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) treated with image guided stereotactic body radiation therapy (IG-SBRT), the consortium found that the 505 tumors in the 483 operable patients declining a thoracotomy and subsequently treated with IG-SBRT had overall survival and cancer-specific outcomes similar to reported surgical series.
According to the current World Health Organization (WHO) classification, lung carcinomas are subdivided into small cell lung carcinoma and non-small cell lung carcinomas (NSCLCs), the latter representing most cases (75%-80%) morphologically subdivided in different major histotypes (squamous cell carcinoma, large cell carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma).
18]fluorodeoxyglucose PET scans with CT images may supply the best information for maximizing treatment planning in patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma, a multicenter French study showed.
The company is conducting Phase II studies of IMC-C225 in combination with standard therapies in refractory colorectal carcinoma and refractory head and neck carcinoma, pancreatic carcinoma and non-small cell lung carcinoma.