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1. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) updated their guidelines for the subclassification of lung cancers in 2015, emphasizing the importance of accurately classifying non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) using molecular characterization and immunohistochemical (IHC) markers.

2. Recent large-scale genomic studies have identified different driver gene mutations in NSCLC subtypes, leading to significant advancements in targeted therapies for lung cancer patients. These targeted therapies, such as tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), have improved clinical outcomes for patients with specific genetic alterations.

3. The advancement and clinical application of immunotherapy have further highlighted the need for accurate subclassification of NSCLC. Immunomarkers, detected through IHC, play a critical role in diagnosing and subclassifying lung cancer, as well as guiding treatment decisions. However, there are limitations to the utility of immunomarkers, and further research is needed to improve their effectiveness.

Overall, this article discusses the current WHO guidelines for NSCLC classification, advancements in targeted therapy and immunotherapy, and the role of IHC markers in accurately subclassifying NSCLC.

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