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New Research for treatment of small cell lung cancer

Posted at 5:42 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 17:42:57-04

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women and accounts for about one-quarter of all cancer deaths in the US: more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancers combined.

Although small cell lung cancer less common, than non-small cell lung cancer, it is fast-growing and spreads more rapidly to other parts of the body.

There has been a breakthrough in the way that they treat small cell lung cancer. Mel Camp talks with Dr. Yuanbin Chen, oncologist at Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan. Dr. Chen tell us how new research has led to new hope when it comes to treating patients.