In a recent study, researchers compared the efficacy of several epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors for the treatment of certain types of non-small cell lung cancer. READ MORE

Conferences

The NCCN has announced some new changes to its guidelines for non-small cell lung cancer that reflect more recent data.

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News

The US Food and Drug Administration has granted breakthrough therapy designation to an EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the first-line treatment of EGFR-positive non-small cell lung cancer.

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Long-term data from a recent trial suggest that continuation of treatment with first-generation EGFR TKIs beyond EGFR-positive NSCLC progression does not improve overall survival.

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The American Society of Clinical Oncology has updated their guideline on systemic therapy for non-small cell lung cancer for the first time since 2015.

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The NCCN has updated their treatment guidelines for NSCLC to include recommendations for BRAF mutation testing to guide therapy and a new first-line treatment option for non-squamous NSCLC.

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Research in Review

Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer who receive previous radiotherapy are more likely to benefit from immunotherapy than those patients without previous radiotherapy.

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Adjuvant treatment with the targeted therapy gefitinib significantly improved disease-free survival over standard of care after surgery for patients with non–small cell lung cancer, according to research that will be presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting.

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Selecting patients with cyclooxygenase-2 expression by immunohistochemistry fails to improve survival outcomes in non-small cell lung cancer.

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Patients with ALK-rearranged non-small cell lung cancer who are treated with crizotinib may experience increased progression-free survival with a decrease in a type of circulating tumor cells.

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