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Keytruda® Active in Small Cell Lung Cancer

(December 27, 2016)

Recently updated findings from the phase 1b KEYNOTE-028 study investigating the use of Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) in small cell lung cancer (SCLC) were recently presented at the 17th World Conference... Continue Reading


NFCR-Support Research Finds New Way to Combat Resistant Lung Cancer

(February 11, 2015)

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a new platform that can rapidly identify effective drug combinations for lung cancer patients whose tumors have stopped responding... Continue Reading


Advanced Squamous Cell Lung Cancer: The Lung-MAP Trial

(January 13, 2015)

The cancer research community is moving forward in its efforts find more effective treatment for patients with lung cancer. Current clinical trials are taking innovative approaches to how therapies for... Continue Reading


Innovative Clinical Trials for Lung Cancer Currently Underway

(January 7, 2015)

The cancer research community is moving forward in its efforts find more effective treatment for patients with lung cancer. Current clinical trials are taking innovative approaches to how therapies for... Continue Reading


Chest Radiation Improves Survival in Extended-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer

(November 4, 2014)

The results of a recently reported clinical study at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Francisco demonstrate that thoracic radiation improves survival... Continue Reading


Xgeva Improves Survival Over Zometa in Advanced Lung Cancer

(November 28, 2012)

Patients with advanced lung cancer experienced modest improvement in survival when they received bone-targeted therapy with Xgeva® (denosumab) instead of Zometa® (zoledronic acid), according to the results... Continue Reading


Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation May Improve Survival in Small Cell Lung Cancer

(June 14, 2011)

Radiation to the brain prior to detectable spread of cancer to the brain improved survival in patients with both early- and late-stage small cell lung cancer. These results were recently presented at the... Continue Reading


Some Patients with Advanced Cancer Continue Screening

(October 22, 2010)

A significant proportion of patients with advanced cancers continue to undergo cancer screening, even though screening is unlikely to benefit these patients. These findings were recently reported in the... Continue Reading


Depression May Persist With Metastatic Cancer

(May 27, 2010)

A substantial number of patients with metastatic cancer may suffer from depression which tends to persist and grow more severe toward the end of life, according to the results of a study published early... Continue Reading


Most Survivors of Lung and Colorectal Cancer Keep Their Jobs

(April 15, 2010)

Among people diagnosed with nonmetastatic lung or colorectal cancer, the majority return to work, according to a study recently published in Journal of Clinical Oncology. Those who do leave the workforce... Continue Reading


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