Biomarker: A Potential Novel Therapeutic Target for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Vinit Vaidya

Department of Botany, Thakur College of Science and Commerce, Thakur Village, Kandivali (East), Mumbai-400101, India.

Vedaant Bhandary *

Department of Botany, Thakur College of Science and Commerce, Thakur Village, Kandivali (East), Mumbai-400101, India.

Faisal Qureshi

Department of Botany, Thakur College of Science and Commerce, Thakur Village, Kandivali (East), Mumbai-400101, India.

Priyanshi Vishwakarma

Department of Botany, Thakur College of Science and Commerce, Thakur Village, Kandivali (East), Mumbai-400101, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Cancer is a deadly disease which can affect any part of our body. Many cancers like Lung cancer, Breast cancer are present but, in our article, we mainly focused on Lung Cancer which has a high mortality rate. There are 2 types of Lung cancers mainly NSCLC (non-small cell lung cancer) and SCLC (small cell lung cancer) and although treatments are available, the survival rate is still very low due to the late detection of these cancers. Biomarkers are biological genes which show changes when a tumor formation takes place. Our article provides an overview of Lung cancer, treatments and mainly focuses on potential biomarkers and also suggests some futuristic ideas that can help detect Lung cancer early.

Keywords: Lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, biomarkers, tumor

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Vaidya, V., Bhandary, V., Qureshi, F., & Vishwakarma, P. (2022). Biomarker: A Potential Novel Therapeutic Target for Early Detection of Lung Cancer. Asian Oncology Research Journal, 5(1), 73–79. Retrieved from


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