Medications Used for the Treatment of Lung Cancer

July 2012, Vol 2, No 4 - ICD Codes


The following sections will assist healthcare professionals and payers by providing appropriate coding and billing information associated with the management of lung cancer.

The following sections include:

  • Associated ICD-9-CM codes used for the classification of lung cancer
  • Drugs that have been FDA-approved in the treatment of lung cancer
  • Drugs that are Compendia listed for off-label use for colorectal cancer based on clinical studies that suggest beneficial use in some cases. Please note: if a check mark appears in the FDA column it will NOT appear in the Compendia off-label use column
  • Corresponding HCPCS/CPT® codes and code descriptions