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CANCER

GENETIC CANCER RISK

Lung

Elevated Risk

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CANCER TYPE

PROCEDURE

CANCER RISK

RISK FOR GENERAL POPULATION *

Lung

To age 80

Elevated Risk

4.3%

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CANCER TYPE

PROCEDURE

AGE TO BEGIN

FREQUENCY

Lung

Currently there are no specific medical management guidelines for lung cancer risk in mutation carriers. However, the increased risk may warrant consideration of individualized screening with low dose chest CT scans, as has been considered for individuals at increased risk due to smoking.

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For Patients with a Cancer Diagnosis

For patients with a diagnosis of lung cancer, the presence of this EGFR gene mutation may impact decisions about the choice of drugs for therapy.

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