Top Story

American Association for Thoracic Surgery annual meeting to highlight lung cancer, resection

April 24, 2015

Healio.com/Pulmonology will present live coverage from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting that runs April 25-29 in Seattle.

Coverage will include summaries of researchers’ presentations, video commentaries from experts in the field and highlights of research presented during poster sessions.

FDA News

FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to Xalkori for ROS1-positive NSCLC

April 23, 2015
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to crizotinib for the treatment of patients with ROS1-positive non–small cell lung cancer, according to a press…
Meeting News Coverage

'Liquid biopsy' leads to earlier detection of NSCLC treatment resistance

April 22, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — A novel regular blood test, known as a “liquid biopsy,” can monitor the presence of EML4-ALK gene fusion rearrangements in patients…
Jedd Wolchok Meeting News Coverage

ACS, Stand Up To Cancer announce lung cancer research initiative

April 20, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Stand Up to Cancer, or SU2C, and the American Cancer Society today announced the formation of a $20 million lung cancer “Dream Team”…
CME
Activity cover

Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Melanoma remains a challenging condition for clinicians. An array of targeted therapies and immunotherapy are in…
More »
Meeting News Coverage Video
4131332248001 th

Antibody-drug conjugate shows promise for NSCLC, ovarian cancer

June 12, 2014
CHICAGO — Howard A. Burris, MD, chief medical officer at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute, offers his…
More »
CME
Hematology Oncology Case Consults

Diagnosis and Management of Hemophilia

No commercial support for this activity.

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of the patient with hemophilia supplemented with a case…
More »
Meeting News Coverage

American Association for Thoracic Surgery annual meeting to highlight lung cancer, resection

April 24, 2015
Healio.com/Pulmonology will present live coverage from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting that runs April 25-29 in…
FDA News

FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to Xalkori for ROS1-positive NSCLC

April 23, 2015
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to crizotinib for the treatment of patients with ROS1-positive non–small cell lung cancer…
Meeting News Coverage

'Liquid biopsy' leads to earlier detection of NSCLC treatment resistance

April 22, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — A novel regular blood test, known as a “liquid biopsy,” can monitor the presence of EML4-ALK gene fusion…
Jedd Wolchok Meeting News Coverage

ACS, Stand Up To Cancer announce lung cancer research initiative

April 20, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Stand Up to Cancer, or SU2C, and the American Cancer Society today announced the formation of a $20 million lung cancer…
Edward Garon Meeting News CoveragePerspective

PD-L1 expression linked to pembrolizumab activity in advanced NSCLC

April 19, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Pembrolizumab yielded durable response rates and demonstrated tolerability in previously treated and treatment-naive patients…
FDA News

FDA grants orphan drug designation to tremelimumab for malignant mesothelioma

April 15, 2015
The FDA today granted orphan drug designation to tremelimumab — an anti-CTLA–4 monoclonal antibody — for the treatment of patients…
In the Journals

Two-thirds of patients with invasive cancer likely to survive 5 years

April 15, 2015
Two out of three people diagnosed with invasive cancer survive at least 5 years, according to data published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality
In the Journals

Minimal link observed between hormone use in women, lung cancer

April 14, 2015
There is very little evidence suggesting a strong association between a woman’s reproductive history and use of hormones and the risk for lung…
In the Journals

Researchers identify risks for recurrence, mortality based on lung cancer stage

April 13, 2015
The risk for recurrence and the risk for mortality after recurrence varied according to lung cancer stage at diagnosis, according to results of a…
Dan J. Raz In the Journals

Surgery improves survival rates for patients with lung cancer

April 8, 2015
Resection resulted in greater overall survival and disease-specific survival rates compared with no surgery for patients with lung cancer, according…
More Headlines »
morganatic-roan