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Radiation benefits patients with lung cancer who relapse after chemotherapy

August 11, 2017
CHICAGO – Thoracic radiation used in combination with chemotherapy may improve survival outcomes compared with chemotherapy alone in patients…
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VIDEO: Gefitinib may ‘change the paradigm’ to treat lung cancer

August 10, 2017
CHICAGO — Lecia V. Sequist, MD, MPH, the Mary B. Saltonstall Endowed Chair in Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and
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Palbociclib fails to reach response rate in lung cancer

August 6, 2017
CHICAGO — Palbociclib failed to reach a pre-specified response rate in patients with stage IV squamous cell lung cancer, according to results…
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Combination demonstrates activity in extensive stage small cell lung cancer

July 21, 2017
CHICAGO — The combination of veliparib and cisplatin/etoposide conferred benefit to patients with extensive stage small cell lung cancer…
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Prophylactic radiation therapy reduces brain metastases in lung cancer

July 20, 2017
CHICAGO – Prophylactic cranial irradiation reduced the development of symptomatic brain metastases among patients with non-small cell lung…
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Maintenance pembrolizumab benefits certain patients with small cell lung cancer

July 19, 2017
CHICAGO – Improvements in OS, but not PFS, indicate that maintenance treatment with pembrolizumab may benefit a subset of patients with small…
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DNA assay confirms response, activity with brigatinib in ALK-positive non–small cell lung cancer

July 10, 2017
CHICAGO — Brigatinib led to substantial activity in patients with ALK-positive, crizotinib-refractory non–small cell lung cancer…
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VIDEO: Questions remain regarding use of gene-targeted therapy for lung cancer

June 23, 2017
CHICAGO — Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discusses the results of a phase 3 trial…
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VIDEO: High-intensity genomic assay may help ‘unlock mysteries’ in lung cancer treatment

June 23, 2017
CHICAGO — Edward S. Kim, MD, chair of solid tumor oncology and investigational therapeutics at the Levine Cancer Institute, and a HemOnc
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VIDEO: Updated KEYNOTE-024 results raise question in sequencing of lung cancer treatments

June 22, 2017
CHICAGO — Hossein Borghaei, DO, chief of the division of thoracic medical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, discusses the updated…