Navigating a lung cancer diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Our patient journey roadmap gives you a complete picture of what to expect while navigating your disease. Use this guide to help identify primary decision points and be prepared for what’s next.

The Patient Journey




Diagnosis and Staging

Diagnosis by histology

  • Non-small cell lung cancer: adenocarcinoma, squamous, large cell
  • Small cell lung cancer

Diagnosis by biomarker profile

  • Molecular driver mutations: EGFR, ALK, ROS1, BRAF V600E, other
  • PD-L1 for immunotherapy



Treatment (1st-line, 2nd-line, and beyond)




May repeat diagnostic testing

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