A recent study found that new solid lung nodules identified post-baseline may increase a patient’s risk of developing lung cancer. READ MORE

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Radiation therapy, when given in conjunction with a newly formulated chemotherapy regimen, improves survival rates up to 12 months for patients with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer.

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Patients with advanced, EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer live almost twice as long without disease progression after initial treatment with an EGFR inhibitor compared with standard of care tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy.

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A recent comparison between commonly-used therapies for untreated, advanced ALK-positive NSCLC demonstrated superior efficacy and lower toxicity for one therapy.

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Researchers have identified a new outcome measurement that should be considered a practical clinical end point for early evaluation in emerging therapies for non-small cell lung cancer.

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Research in Review

A blood-based proteomic test offers prognostic information and optimal second-line treatment guidance for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung.

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Analysis of high-risk lung cancer screening shows that screening is cost-effective and may offer cost savings if noncurative treatment costs continue to rise.

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A new prognostic model for lung cancer with brain metastases uses histology, mutations, number of metastases, performance status, and age to accurately predict survival outcomes in patients.

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Results of a recent study offer insight into the effects of shifting treatment patterns of non-small cell lung cancer on patient outcomes, and for furthering community oncology benchmark initiatives.

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