Adenocarcinoma is a cancer that begins in the glandular cells of internal organs, such as lungs. Non-small cell adenocarcinoma is a common type of lung cancer.
Lung cancer is not just 1 disease. 3 primary histological subtypes, but within adenocarcinoma, many smaller subsets with identified driver genes/fusions. Current research - finding optimal drugs for each of these subsets and identifying biomarkers of response.