Medical studies have discovered that the growth of some lung cancers depends on the presence of certain genetic mutations in the cancer.18 Many types of gene mutations such as EGFR, ALK, KRAS and ROS mutations have been found in lung cancer.19
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19. LCA. Targeted Therapy for Lung Cancer. Available at: https://lungcanceralliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Targeted_Therapy_Brochure_2017X.pdf. Accessed: 3 May 2019.