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Adjuvant Avastin Does Not Improve Survival in NSCLC

September 12th 2015

The addition of Avastin (bevacizumab) to chemotherapy after initial therapy did not improve overall survival in patients with surgically resected early-stage non–small cell lung cancer.

April Hero Spotlight: Megan Pervier

September 11th 2015

My dad was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in February of 2014. His diagnosis included the BRAF mutation, which is still in the process of being researched for successful treatments.

Kim Statham Ringen on the Importance of Meeting Other Survivors

September 11th 2015

Kim Statham Ringen, DVM DACVIM (Oncology), a CURE contributor who is currently surviving stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer, discusses the importance of meeting other cancer survivors.

Kim Statham Ringen on the Stigma of Lung Cancer

September 11th 2015

Kim Statham Ringen, DVM DACVIM (Oncology), a CURE contributor who is currently surviving stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer, discusses the stigma of lung cancer.

Actionable Mutations Common in Lung Cancer Patients Under 40

September 10th 2015

Most patients younger than age 40 with lung cancer had tumors with mutations that can be targeted with existing therapies, according to a preliminary analysis of data from an ongoing study.

Pneumonitis: A Delayed Reaction

August 26th 2015

Pneumonitis, a lung inflammation, often appears months after the cancer treatment that sparked it.

Jyoti D. Patel on Treating Brain Metastases in Lung Cancer Patients

July 21st 2015

Jyoti D. Patel, ASCO expert, associate professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, discusses the treatment of patients with lung cancer with brain metastases.

Jyoti D. Patel on the Progress of Immunotherapy in NSCLC

July 21st 2015

Jyoti D. Patel, ASCO expert, associate professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, discusses the progress of immunotherapy as treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

E-cigarette Users Less Likely To Quit, Decrease Use Overall Versus Traditional Cigarette Smokers

May 12th 2015

E-cigarettes, championed by some as a smoking-cessation tool, may actually decrease the likelihood of quitting smoking, according to a recent population-based study of 1,000 smokers published in The American Journal of Public Health.

Finding Confidence in Community

May 8th 2015

It's incredible how much personality was squeezed into my mother's 4'10" frame. She was a spitfire. A burst of energy, starting friendly conversations with anyone and everyone she met.

The Phantom Scan

February 24th 2015

After nearly four years of cancer treatment, I thought I'd experienced all possible types of scanxiety. I was wrong.

Keytruda Granted Breakthrough Status for Lung Cancer

October 29th 2014

The FDA has granted a breakthrough therapy designation to the immunotherapy drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for the treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Study Shows PARP Inhibitor Veliparib Could Help Patients with Squamous Cell Lung Cancer

October 27th 2014

Preliminary data from a phase 2 trial demonstrates that a combination of the PARP inhibitor veliparib and chemotherapy benefits patients with squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer.