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Chemotherapy and non-small-cell lung cancer
  • Relevant BNF section: 8.1


Around 34,000 people in the UK die from lung cancer each year.1 Over 75% of patients with the disease have non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Here, we discuss the role of chemotherapy in the management of NSCLC, a treatment that some medical oncologists estimate would benefit 50% of patients with NSCLC,2 but which is given to fewer than 10%.3

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