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  • Forward Look

    New Treatment Approved for Lung Cancer

    KRAS mutations were once thought to be resistant to drug therapy.

    by Carisa Brewster

  • Forward Look

    Spotlight on Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Treatments for small cell lung cancer have remained virtually the same for decades. Now, experts say that hope is on the horizon.

    by Isobel Whitcomb

  • Facts & Stats

    Fall 2021

    vol 11 | issue 3
    While there are many kinds of lung cancer, screening recommendations are standard across the board.

  • 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  • Immunotherapy Indications Withdrawn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

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