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  • 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

  • Facts & Stats

    Summer 2020

    vol 10 | issue 2
    While advances have been made in treating lung cancer and risk reduction, there is still plenty of work to be done.

  • Facing Cancer and a Pandemic at the Same Time

    Cancer patients and their families share stories of fear, love and uncertainty as they find new ways to support each other.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE

    Strategies for Effective Communication

    When families work together to provide care for a loved one, communicating can become a challenge.

    by Ashley Jones

  • New Drugs for an Elusive Cancer Target

    Medical oncologist and lung cancer expert Roy S. Herbst discusses early data on drugs that target a mutated form of the KRAS protein.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • FORWARD LOOK

    Screening for Lung Cancer in Rural Areas

    Programs aim to increase awareness of benefits.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Misunderstandings About Cancer DNA Tests

    Many cancer patients who received genomic testing of their cancers in a clinical trial did not fully understand the purpose of the testing.

    by Emma Yasinski

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  • Genetics of Prostate Cancer

    Although there are many factors that can increase the risk for prostate cancer, for a significant number of men it can be inherited.

  • Liver Cancer Prevention

    The leading cause of liver cancer is infection with the hepatitis B virus or the hepatitis C virus.

  • Immunotherapy Resistance

    The majority of patients’ cancers don't respond to immune checkpoint inhibition. The reasons for this resistance remain unclear.

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