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Lending a Hand: Lung Cancer Advocacy Groups Help Those in Need
BY ALLISON GILCHRIST, LAURA JOSZT, GREG KENNELTY, ANITA T. SHAFFER AND BRIELLE URCIUOLI
Advocacy groups are making a difference in the lung cancer community. What can they do for you?
A Rare Breed: Inherited Melanoma
BY LEAH K. LAWRENCE
A tiny fraction of melanoma is inherited.
Scalp Cooling Is Safe, Effective for Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss
BY LAUREN M. GREEN
A recent study found that scalp cooling is a safe and effective way to reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy.
Quitting Smoking Is Possible and Reduces Cancer Risk
BY JEANNETTE MONINGER
No matter how long you've been a smoker, quitting is still possible and the anti-cancer benefits are huge.
Expert Anticipates Dramatic Advances in Pancreatic Cancer
BY BRIELLE URCIUOLI
Murray Korc, M.D., of the IUPUI Pancreatic Cancer Signature Center, said that the future holds drastic changes for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
A Ray of Truth: Protecting Skin from Melanoma in Cold Climates
BY KATIE KOSKO
Even in winter and cold climates, you need to protect your skin from the sun’s ultraviolet rays which can lead to cancer.
Bladder Cancer Treatments Continue to Evolve
BY ALLIE STRICKLER
The treatment landscape of bladder cancer drastically changed this spring with the approval of an immunotherapy agent, and will continue to shift in the months and years to come.
Anti PD-L1 Agent Shows Durable Response in Lung Cancer
BY VIRGINIA POWERS, PH.D.
According to results from a recent trial, patients with heavily pretreated lung cancer showed a durable response and clinical benefit with durvalumab.
Progression-Free Survival Doubled With New Breast Cancer Combination
BY LISA MILLER
A subset of patients with breast cancer saw an increase in progression-free survival with the addition of Afinitor to Faslodex.