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Do Genes and Gender Play a Role in Chemotherapy-Related Fatigue?
BY Brielle Urciuoli
Genetics may play a role in chemotherapy-related fatigue, according to a recent study.
Excitement Grows for Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer
BY Angelica Welch
A number of patients with lung cancer have benefitted from immunotherapy agents, and researchers in the field are excited that these treatments will continue to improve the field.
Personalized Treatment Needed for Advanced Lung Cancer
BY Angelica Welch
A more personalized approach is needed in treatment plans for patients with stage 3 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to Thomas A. Hensing, M.D.
Tagrisso Approved for Frontline Lung Cancer Treatment
BY Jason Harris
Tagrisso (osimertinib) was granted a Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the firstline treatment of patients who have metastatic EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
A Young Adult Learns from Lung Cancer Caregiving
BY Helen Cai
Snapshots of emotions experienced and lessons learned from a mid-20s, Chinese-American daughter of a patient.
Immunotherapy Combinations Continue to Deliver in Lung Cancer
BY Danielle Bucco
Immunotherapy combinations are inducing higher and more durable responses for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), sparking excitement in the oncology community.
Higher Dose of Alunbrig Approved to Treat Lung Cancer
BY Jason M. Broderick
Alunbrig (brigatinib) was granted a supplemental new drug application for the treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Now, the drug can be administered via 180-mg tablets.
No Benefit in Increased Surveillance After Lung Cancer Surgery
BY Virginia Powers, Ph.D.
Expanding surveillance after surgery from chest X-ray to follow-up with PET-CT scan did not improve overall survival (OS), researchers reported during the 2017 ESMO Congress.
First Biosimilar to Treat Cancer Gets FDA Approval
BY Jason Harris
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first ever biosimilar to treat a variety of cancers.
 
Exploring the Link Between Stroke and Cancer
BY Mindy Waizer
Stroke survivors were diagnosed with cancer at almost double the rate of incidence in the general population, one study showed.
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