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Lung Cancer Treatment Gets Personal

January 29th, 2017

Lung Cancer Treatment Gets Personal

Recent advances highlight the power of precision medicine. By Charles H. Weaver, MD Recently, there have been more exciting new approaches to managing non–small cell […]


Many Late Stage Lung Cancer Patients do not Receive Treatment

January 24th, 2017

Many Late Stage Lung Cancer Patients do not Receive Treatment

A national study by researchers at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that a significant number of lung cancer patients are not receiving treatment. […]


Keytruda® Data Demonstrating Activity in Mesothelioma Presented at 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer

January 3rd, 2017

Keytruda® Data Demonstrating Activity in Mesothelioma Presented at 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer

Recently updated findings from the phase 1b KEYNOTE-028 study investigating the use of Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) were featured in an oral presentation at the 17th World Conference […]


Keytruda® Active in Small Cell Lung Cancer

December 28th, 2016

Keytruda® Active in Small Cell Lung Cancer

Recently updated findings from the phase 1b KEYNOTE-028 study investigating the use of Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) in small cell lung cancer (SCLC) were recently presented at […]


Tagrisso®: New Standard of Care for Certain Lung Cancer

December 19th, 2016

Tagrisso®: New Standard of Care for Certain Lung Cancer

Treatment with the targeted agent Tagrisso (osimertinib) significantly delayed cancer progression, and resulted in fewer side effects, than standard chemotherapy for patients with advanced non-small […]


Pass It On: It’s National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 2nd, 2016

Pass It On: It’s National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

There are several types of lung cancer: non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), small cell lung cancer (SCLC), mesothelioma and lung carcinoid tumors, with NSCLC and […]


Precision Medicine Guides NSCLC Cancer Treatment: All Patients Should Undergo Molecular Testing

October 27th, 2016

Precision Medicine Guides NSCLC Cancer Treatment: All Patients Should Undergo Molecular Testing

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. In the United States, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for 75–80% of all lung […]


Keytruda Approved for First-Line Treatment of Select Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

October 25th, 2016

Keytruda Approved for First-Line Treatment of Select Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) as a first-line treatment options for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) […]


Tecentriq® Improves NSCLC Survival Compared to Chemotherapy Regardless of PD-L1 Status

October 25th, 2016

Tecentriq® Improves NSCLC Survival Compared to Chemotherapy Regardless of PD-L1 Status

Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) improves the outcomes of individuals with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) according to the results of a pivotal clinical trial presented at […]


FDA Approves Genentech’s Cancer Immunotherapy Tecentriq® (Atezolizumab) for People with a Specific Type of Metastatic Lung Cancer

October 20th, 2016

FDA Approves Genentech’s Cancer Immunotherapy Tecentriq® (Atezolizumab) for People with a Specific Type of Metastatic Lung Cancer

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) for the treatment of people with […]


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