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Rova-T fails to improve outcomes in SCLC.
Early phase trial suggests PARP inhibitor combination show promise in treating hard to treat patients with SCLC
Liquid biopsies improves access to treatment options for lung and MSI-High colon, GI, and uterine cancers.
Study suggest immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy effective treatment for earlier stage NSCLC.
Imfinzi immunotherapy becomes standard treatment for stage III NSCLC - decreases progression and prolongs survival.
The BiTE antibody construct may represent the next advance in the treatment of EGFR + NSCLC.
Chemotherapy, biomarker testing and precision cancer medicines and immunotherapy are part of recurrent NSCLC treatment.
Local ablative treatment combined with immunotherapy improves long term survival in oligometastatic NSCLC.
Avastin can be effectively combined with chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and tyrosine kinase inhibitors to treat NSCLC.
Chemotherapy, biomarker testing and precision cancer medicines and immunotherapy are used to treat stage IIIB-IV NSCLC.
Patients With NSCLC Are Not Undergoing Biomarker Testing for Precision Medicines-Patient Education is Key
Research suggests that tumor mutational burden assessment can help predict response to immunotherapy in NSCLC.
BLU-667 targets RET fusion proteins and can be used to treat 1-2% of NSLC patients with the RET mutation.
Alcensa, Xalkori, and several other precision cancer medicines target ALK positive lung cancer and improve treatment.
What is the evidence and current recommendations for lung cancer screening?
FDA Approval Suggests Keytruda® Combined With Chemotherapy May Become New Standard Initial Treatment for Patients
The addition of Keytruda to Alimta - Platinum Chemotherapy Improves Survival in Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration approves Keytruda for treatment of advanced SCLC.
Study suggests that first line chemotherapy + Iressa is a new standard treatment option for EGFR + NSCLC
Could Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy be The Next Major Treatment Advance for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?
TAPUR study suggests CDKN2A + lung cancer can be targeted with breast cancer drug Ibrance
Lung Cancer: Still Number One
Lobrena - a third generation ALK inhibitor drug with excellent CNS activity
Gilotrif as a single agent or in combination improves survival in EGFR + NSCLC.
Treatment of multiple myeloma and cancers that spread to bone all benefit from XGEVA treatment.
Understand the role of PET/CT scanning in the management of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
FDA grants regular approval to dabrafenib and trametinib combination for metastatic NSCLC with BRAF V600E mutation.
PCI may improve survival in small cell lung cancer; new study suggests some benefit in early stage NSCLC.
The precision cancer medicine Tarceva targeting EGFR improves survival in stage I-III NSCLC & appears better than chemo!
Lung-MAP Precision Medicine Clinical Trial expanded to include all types of NSCLC including squamous and adenocarcinoma.
Stay Current With Lung Cancer Treatment Advances & Connect with Others
Genomic testing for "emerging biomarkers" like HER, MET and RET will become increasingly important for managing NSCLC.
Lung cancer is occurring more frequently in women: understand the causes and what can you do to lower your risk.
The WHO classifies air pollution as a carcinogen & ample evidence is emerging on it overall negative health consequences
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Jackman M. D. discusses the latest advances in the management of lung cancer
Research suggests that the symptoms, type, and treatment of lung cancer is different in non-smokers than smokers.
Research suggests the key to avoiding lung cancer is to stop smoking, avoid Radon and eat cruciferous vegetables!
Development of precision cancer medicines, immunotherapy, genomic testing are proceeding with great speed - Stay Current
Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer
Immunotherapy with ALT-803 - checkpoint inhibitor combination may be next great advance in lung cancer treatment
Concerns about Tecentriq causes immune mediated kidney damage reported.
Precision cancer medicines advance the treatment of small cell lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Alliance
Precision Cancer Medicine PARP Inhibitor Promising Treatment for Small Cell Lung Cancer
Surgery, radiation and adjuvant systemic treatment are used to treat stage I NSCLC.
Screening & Prevention of Lung Cancer
E-cigarettes May Help Adults Switch From Cigarettes but Encourage Smoking in Teens
Roswell Park Research Identifies Link between Smoking, Sex Hormones and Lung Cancer
Ulixertinib A First-in-class ERK Inhibitor Shows Early Efficacy in Patients With Advanced Cancers
Gemzar® and Carboplatin Improve Survival in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Dr. David Jackman of DFCI Discusses the Role of Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Advanced Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Heavy Doses Of Vitamin B Supplements May Increase Lung Cancer Risk
Radiation Therapy can Enhance Effectiveness of Immunotherapy in People With Advanced Lung Cancer.
Anemia Prior to Chemotherapy Associated with Poorer Prognosis in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Many Late Stage Lung Cancer Patients do not Receive Treatment.
Keytruda® Data Demonstrating Activity in Mesothelioma Presented at 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer.
Keytruda® Active in Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Keytruda Approved for First-Line Treatment of Select Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Patient Panel on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Addresses Key Issues.
Advanced (NSCLC): Implications from Recent Trials
FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Keytruda® for First-Line Treatment of Patients with Advanced Cell Lung C.
Whole-Brain Radiotherapy Fails to Benefit Most Patients with Lung Cancer.
Alecensa® Delays Cancer Progression Longer Than Xalkori® in Certain Lung Cancers.
Smoking and Cancer: Understand the Risk and What You Can Do to Control It
MicroRNA Test Distinguishes Between Squamous and Non-Squamous Lung Cancer
Two-Drug Immunotherapy Deemed Safe for Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients, Moffitt Study Shows.
Ablation for Cancer Spread to the Chest Wall Relieves Pain and May Improve Survival
Immune-Targeting Drug Combo Shows Promise for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients, Say Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers
Almost 800,000 Lung Cancer Deaths Prevented.
Early Results of Opdivo® Combined with Yervoy® Presented at 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer.
Aetna Provides Coverage for Biodesix’ VeriStrat Test
The new targeted agent Xilonix™ appears effective in the treatment a non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
EGFR Testing in Advanced Lung Cancer Appears Underutilized
Sutent® Maintenance Therapy Found Active in Small-Cell Lung Cancer
NFCR-Support Research Finds New Way to Combat Resistant Lung Cancer
Addition of Linifanib to Carboplatin-Paclitaxel Increases Free Survival
Cancer screening saves lives, but when it comes to lung cancer, early detection has long been a challenge.
Body Radiation Therapy Improves Survival in Stage IV Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Advanced Squamous Cell Lung Cancer: The Lung-MAP Trial
Innovative Clinical Trials for Lung Cancer Currently Underway
Dacomitinib is an orally active, highly selective, second-generation small-molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitor.
Facing a lung cancer diagnosis?
Targeted - Individualized treatment for non–small cell lung cancer with precision cancer medicines is the new standard
1.Smoking causes the deadliest form of cancer.
Chest Radiation Improves Survival in Extended-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer
Pembrolizumab Appears Promising in Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Data Supports Routine Tumor Genotyping for Patients with Advanced Lung Cancers; May Improve Survival
CO-1686 Lung Cancer Treatment Receives Breakthrough Designation by FDA
Nintedanib Plus Docetaxel is Effective Second-Line Therapy for NSCLC
Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose CT Scan May Lead to Overdiagnosis
USPSTF Recommends Lung Cancer Screening in High-Risk Individuals
Ganetespib Promising for Advanced Lung Cancer
Smoking During Treatment Decreases Survival in Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Stereotactic Body Radiation Improves Lung Cancer Survival
Overall Health, Not Just Age, is an Important Factor in Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Hormone Replacement Therapy in Newly Menopausal Women May Carry More Benefit Than Risk
Air Pollution Causes Lung Cancer
Factors Affecting Quality of Life at the End of Life
Female Lung Cancer Deaths on the Rise in Some Areas
Diesel Exhaust Linked to Lung Cancer
PD-1 Targeted Immune Therapy Shows Promising Activity.
Diesel Exhaust Linked with Lung Cancer Deaths.
Drugs That Normalize Gene Expression Show Promise in Lung Cancer.
Genetic Study Identifies New Targets for Treating Squamous Cell Lung Cancer
Extended Analysis Confirms That Chemotherapy in Early Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Provides Survival Advantage
Complete Removal of Mediastinal Lymph Nodes Does Not Increase Complications in Early Lung Cancer
Blood Test May Help Detect Early Lung Cancer
Benefit from Surgery in Stage IIIA N2 (NSCLC) in Medically Fit Patients
An Update from the Chemotherapy Foundation on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Early Detection for Lung Cancer in Blood Test
NCCN Recommends Lung Cancer Screening for People at High Risk
Organ Transplant Recipients Have Increased Cancer Risk.
FDA Approves Iressa for Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Higher Radiation Dose Does Not Benefit Lung Cancer Patients.
Elderly, Minorities and Women Under-represented in Lung Cancer Clinical Trials.
Genetic Assay Predicts Survival in Early Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.
“Electronic Nose” May Help Screen for Lung Cancer.
Elderly Lung Cancer Patients May Benefit from Combination Chemotherapy.
Large Study Confirms that Vandetanib Is Active in Previously Treated Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung CT Scans Produce Variable Results.
Screening with Spiral CT Reduces Lung Cancer Deaths
Extending Alimta Treatment Delays Lung Cancer Progression.
Still No Evidence That Preventive Radiation to Brain Improves Survival with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Anti-estrogens May Reduce Risk of Lung Cancer Death
The anti-estrogen breast cancer medication tamoxifen appears to reduce the risk of death from lung cancer.
Fitness in Middle Age Reduces Cancer Risk in Men
Variety of Veggies and Fruits May Help Prevent Lung Cancer
Palliative care is care that is focused on symptom management, psychosocial issues, decision-making, and quality of life
Estrogen Alone Does Not Increase Lung Cancer Incidence or Mortality in Postmenopausal Women
Vitamin B6 Associated with Lower Risk of Lung Cancer
Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Raise Cancer Risk
Selenium Does Not Prevent Second Lung Cancers in Patients with Early Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Risk and Traffic-related Air Pollution
Annual Computed Tomography May Significantly Decrease Deaths From Lung Cancer
Excerpted from: Advances in Cancer Research And Treatment: 2015 Year In Review
Concurrent Radiochemotherapy Improves Survival in NSCLC
Gene Signature Helps Predict Survival of Patients with Lung Cancer
Combined Hormone Replacement Therapy May Increase Women’s Risk of Lung Cancer
Adjuvant Chemotherapy Improves Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Survival