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Explore lung cancer research
Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world.
Because of clinical trials, we are learning more about possible treatment options.
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Lung cancer research basics
Lung cancer is now a very common area of
research. All over the world, researchers are studying
investigational treatments for different lung cancer
types, stages, and other characteristics.
Researchers continue to uncover new approaches to
lung cancer treatment that are more personalized than
before. Now certain tests (such as biopsies), may help
identify patients for whom specific therapies might be
helpful.
Finding ways to improve current treatment options
and discovering new treatment options is made
possible through clinical trials. Because of the depth
of knowledge researchers have in this space, current
clinical trials are often looking to enroll a specific
sub-population of lung cancer patients, in order to
match patients with investigational therapies that may
be best for them.
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Research areas
At Lilly, we are studying a number of scientific approaches to treating cancer.
Click on an icon below to watch a brief video and learn about each approach.
These videos illustrate areas of cancer research that are currently being explored by the cancer research community.
They do not depict how any specific Lilly investigational drug may work.
These videos illustrate areas of cancer research that are currently being explored by the cancer research community.
They do not depict how any specific Lilly investigational drug may work.
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Search for a Lilly lung cancer trial by research area
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Hear from cancer clinical trial participants
People like you have been right where you are now, wondering if they should consider a cancer clinical trial.
Hear how others made the decision to participate in a clinical trial and what their experiences were like.
Quote Up Icon The side effects have been significant, and I travel almost three hours every two weeks to receive my infusions. I now have hope that I will continue to be around to enjoy life with my wife and family. Quote Down Icon
Quote Up Icon Every side effect was noted and discussed with a recommendation plan. I always felt I was treated as an individual. Quote Down Icon
Quote Up Icon I feel that my contributions are valued by the clinical trial staff. I receive prompt feedback on my queries and observations. I think they appreciate that I am thorough and take my role in a clinical trial seriously. We all have the same goal: to learn the effectiveness of this treatment – good or bad. Quote Down Icon
Quote Up Icon An added benefit was that I met other people who were in my trial. We soon became lasting friends as we shared experiences of treatment and our caregivers also formed a close bond. Quote Down Icon
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Lung cancer resources
The Lilly Oncology website provides information and links to resources for
those living with lung cancer. Understand how lung cancer is diagnosed and
treated—and what you might expect along the way.


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