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FDA Gives Zykadia a Priority Review for Frontline Lung Cancer Treatment
BY Jason M. Broderick
The FDA granted Zykadia a priority review for the frontline treatment of some patients with lung cancer.
Mobile App Helps Patients Navigate a Lung Cancer Diagnosis at the Touch of a Button
BY Katie Kosko
Now patients and caregivers can easily manage a lung cancer diagnosis with a mobile app. 
Timing is Key: Smoking Cessation Successful When Tele-Counseling and Lung Cancer Screening Are Paired
BY Allie Casey
Telephone-based smoking cessation counseling helped patients quit smoking, according to a recent study.
Agent Shows Promise and Safety in Small Cell Lung Cancer
BY Allie Casey
Rova-T proved to be safe and effective in patients with small cell lung cancer according to a recent study.
Another Year of Lung Cancer Advancements Expected in 2017
BY Gina Columbus
2016 was an exciting year for non-small cell lung cancer, and more advances are expected for 2017. 
Entrectinib Clinical Trials: Changing the Game with Genetic Testing
BY Allie Casey
STARTRK-2 trial is a currently enrolling trial to test the efficacy and safety of the agent entrectinib which targets 5 abnormalities across a number of cancer sites. 
Expert Discusses Using EGFR TKIs to Treat Lung Cancer
BY Danielle Bucco
H. Jack West, M.D., explains how to best optimize the treatment of EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer by using TKIs. 
 
Majority of Patients with Lung Cancer Do Not Receive Supportive and Survivorship Care
BY Katie Kosko
Patients with lung cancer do not receive supportive and survivorship care.
Findings Emphasize the Importance of Pursuing Treatment for Late-Stage Lung Cancer
BY Allie Casey
Pursuing treatment significantly improves survival for patients with late-stage lung cancer.
Delaying Adjuvant Chemotherapy Does Not Worsen Outcomes for Patients with Lung Cancer
BY Allie Casey
A recent study found that there is a period of time by which post-operative chemotherapy can be delayed without having negative impacts for patients with lung cancer.
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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
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Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
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Prevention, Genetics, Causes
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Lung Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing lung cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Screening and Testing
Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures
Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for lung cancer.