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  • Forward Look

    New Therapies for Metastatic Lung Cancer

    Several targeted drugs were approved in 2020 to treat the most common type of lung cancer.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • When Cancer’s Spread Is Limited

    People with cancer that has spread to only a few locations—called oligometastatic cancer—may benefit from aggressive local treatment.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Survivor Profile

    A Return to Carnival

    With a renewed sense of purpose, stage IV lung cancer survivor Oswald Peterson returns to his parents’ native Trinidad to celebrate the Caribbean festival.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Immunotherapy Indications Withdrawn

    In recent months, drugmakers have announced they are withdrawing indications for four immune checkpoint inhibitors in consultation with the Food and Drug Administration. What does this mean for patients who are taking these drugs?

    by Anna Goshua

  • Forward Look

    Scanning Disparities

    Whether lung cancer patients receive PET scans depends on race, according to a study.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Forward Look

    Support Services Help Improve Patient Outcomes

    Study suggests far-reaching benefits of mental health treatment.

    by Sharon Tregaskis

  • More Choices to Treat Lung Cancer

    Advances in precision medicine and immunotherapy have led to better treatments for many patients with advanced lung cancer. But having a wider selection of therapies to choose from can make treatments more complex.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • Targeted Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer?

    A trial of the targeted therapy Tagrisso (osimertinib) for early-stage lung cancer finds that patients who take it go longer without having a cancer recurrence. Whether that should change clinical practice is under discussion.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Forward Look

    Cancer Death Rate Decline Makes Headlines

    Experts say it’s necessary to look behind the statistics.

    by Delia O’Hara

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    The Power of Anger

    Accepting this emotion can be the first step in channeling it for a constructive purpose.

    by Karen J. Bannan

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From the AACR

  • AACR Annual Meeting

    For the second consecutive year, this year’s AACR Annual Meeting will take place in a virtual format. Read this user's guide to the meeting.

  • Celebrating Women in Science

    Since the founding of the American Association for Cancer Research more than 100 years ago, women have played many pivotal roles.

  • Addressing Racial Disparities

    The AACR collaborated with the Food and Drug Administration to examine under-representation of African Americans in multiple myeloma clinical trials.

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