Cure Discussion - Lung cancer

Physician Discusses Fighting Lung Cancer With Immunotherapies and a Novel Vaccine

Physician Discusses Fighting Lung Cancer With Immunotherapies and a Novel Vaccine

It has been an "embarrassment of riches" in the treatment paradigm for patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with two approved two PD-1 agents, says Benjamin Levy. ...

Wrestling Match: Dealing With Treatment Decisions for Stage 3 Lung Cancer

Wrestling Match: Dealing With Treatment Decisions for Stage 3 Lung Cancer

Curt Hammock, 67, found out he had stage 3b lung cancer on his birthday, Jan. 10, in 2011. “I just wanted some socks, but I got cancer instead,” he quips. Hammock had tumors in his nec...

FDA Approves Tagrisso for Resistant NSCLC

FDA Approves Tagrisso for Resistant NSCLC

The FDA has approved Tagrisso (osimertinib, AZD9291) for patients with advanced EGFR T790M mutation positive non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) following prior therapy on a prior EGFR TKI, ba...

Tips for Coping With Cancer: Make a “Grateful” List

Tips for Coping With Cancer: Make a “Grateful” List

In 2013, the website Moments A Day posted a lovely list to help moms remember why they’re grateful for the irritations in their life. It’s a great example of recognizing that how we cho...

FDA Expands Opdivo Approval in Lung Cancer

FDA Expands Opdivo Approval in Lung Cancer

Acting three months ahead of schedule, the FDA approved Opdivo (nivolumab) for patients with nonsquamous non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who progressed on or following platinum-based chemo...

The Other Shoe

The Other Shoe

From the day I started chemo for my stage 4 lung cancer, I have had nothing but great results. The chemo started working immediately and my breathing improved noticeably after the very first treatm...

Small But Mighty: ROS1ers Unite

Small But Mighty: ROS1ers Unite

The times are a-changin' in CancerLand. Gone are the days when you simply had breast cancer, lung cancer or leukemia. Now each has its own specific type and these days you can often discover wh...

Fear Less

Fear Less

The heart may freeze or it can burn The pain will ease if I can learn There is no future There is no past Thank God this moment's not the last There's only us There's o...

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