Three-year survival update confirms efficacy of pembrolizumab in non-small cell lung cancer

September 23, 2019
BARCELONA — First-line pembrolizumab monotherapy conferred a durable long-term OS benefit compared with chemotherapy for patients with…
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Tumor mutational burden an ineffective biomarker for response to pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy

September 23, 2019
BARCELONA — Tumor mutational burden showed limited utility as a biomarker for response to pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy or placebo plus…
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Video-assisted thoracic surgery linked to fewer complications in early lung cancer

September 20, 2019
BARCELONA — Lobectomy performed through video-assisted thoracic surgery resulted in significantly fewer in-hospital complications and a shorter…
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Specialist nurses add efficiency, continuity to follow-up after lung cancer resection

September 20, 2019
BARCELONA — Nurse-led follow-up programs for patients with resected lung cancer increased efficiency, decreased waiting time for appointments…
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Breast cancer survivors who smoke, use hormones face higher lung cancer risk

September 20, 2019
BARCELONA — Use of hormone replacement therapy may increase risk for lung cancer as a second primary malignancy among patients with breast…
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Neoadjuvant chemoimmunotherapy induces high rate of pathologic response in lung cancer subset

September 18, 2019
BARCELONA — Neoadjuvant chemoimmunotherapy with nivolumab induced complete pathologic response at an unprecedented rate among patients with…
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center oncologist receives lifetime achievement award

September 15, 2019
Charles Rudin, MD, PhD, received the Paul A. Bunn Jr. Scientific Award from International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. The award…
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UCLA professor honored for contributions to lung cancer prevention

September 14, 2019
Denise Aberle, MD, received International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s Joseph W. Cullen Prevention/Early Detection Award. The…
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Patients with lung cancer lack knowledge of clinical trials

September 12, 2019
BARCELONA — Half of patients with lung cancer surveyed across Europe had no concept of a cancer clinical trial, and 22% had never heard of one…
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Nurse-led virtual lung cancer clinic transforms patient, staff experience

September 11, 2019
BARCELONA — Virtual clinics led by lung cancer nurse specialists facilitated timely service and increased job satisfaction among staff while…