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A Stepped Approach to Psychosocial Care in Head and Neck Cancer Is Cost-Effective
BY Lauren M. Green
A four-step approach proved to be beneficial in offering psychosocial support to patients with head and neck cancer.
Expert Discusses Testing for Rare Genetic Mutations in Lung Cancer
BY Gina Columbus
Martin Dietrich, M.D., Ph.D., discusses testing for rarer genetic mutations in patients with lung cancer.
Which Lung Cancer Groups Should Get Radiation?
BY Gina Columbus
For patients with lung cancer that is limited in its spread, radiation may help. But exactly who should try it, and when?
Liquid Biopsies are a Promising Method for Analyzing What Drives Cancers
BY Debu Tripathy, MD
WE HAVE KNOWN THAT cancers evolve since we first started treating them with chemotherapy in the 1940s — and that, after responding, they could become resistant to treatment.
Lung Cancer Advancements Are Just Beginning, Expert Says
BY Gina Columbus
More advancements in lung cancer are bound to be made, says  Edgardo S. Santos, M.D.
His Final Law: 21st Century Cures Act Signed by President Obama
BY Katie Kosko
President Barack Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law, allocating more than $6 billion for precision medicine, research, drug abuse prevention and mental health over the next decade.
Living Under a Cloud: Examining Air Pollution's Effects on Lung Cancer
BY Katie Kosko
Air pollution may shorten the lives of those with early-stage lung cancer.
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?
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.
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.
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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.
Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of small cell lung cancer.
Prevention, Genetics, Causes
Information related to prevention, genetics, risk factors
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.