HER2 Mutations in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Herculean Effort to Hit the Target

Lung Cancer

Rolfo C and Russo A. Cancer Discov 2020.


Over the last two decades HER2 aberrations have been thoroughly investigated as potential therapeutic targets in advanced non-small cell lung cancer, with relatively modest results. Two articles published in this issue of Cancer Discovery further expand the knowledge on therapeutic exploitation of HER2 in lung cancer, addressing a large unmet medical need.See related article by Li et al., p. 674.See related article by Tsurutani et al., p. 688.