Fast Five Quiz: Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) and RET Mutation

Maurie Markman, MD


August 22, 2022

Figure 1. Lung cancer, composite image.

RET rearrangements are more common among patients with adenocarcinoma histology, younger patients, and those with a history of never smoking, according to Thomas E. Stinchcombe. RET is estimated to occur among 1%-2% of patients with NSCLC who have adenocarcinoma histology.

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