lung cancer

May 5, 2015 · Cat Snyder, ASCO staff
In this podcast, experts discuss ASCO’s recent endorsement of ASTRO’s guideline for radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer. Read More >>
April 28, 2015 · Cat Snyder, ASCO staff
Dr. Julie Brahmer from the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins shares details about the recent FDA approval of nivolumab (Opdivo) for advanced non-small cell lung cancer. She explains how this impacts the treatment of lung cancer. Read More >>
October 9, 2014 · Jyoti Patel, MD
This weekend, Dr. Jyoti Patel will be running the Chicago Marathon to celebrate all of those with advanced lung cancer who are here “10 years strong.” During her long training runs, Dr. Patel has been able to reflect on her patients and look forward to the next great advances in lung cancer prevention and treatment. Read More >>
August 21, 2014 · Jyoti Patel, MD
Because lung cancer is associated with smoking, many people feel it is “self-inflicted.” This not only causes people to feel guilt and shame, but also leads to less research funding and fewer advances in treatment. In this guest post, Dr. Jyoti Patel talks about how the stigma of lung cancer affects the way patients are treated—both socially and medically. Read More >>
July 15, 2014 · Janet Freeman-Daily
What would it be like to meet the inventor of the investigational drug that is keeping you alive? Janet Freeman-Daily found out firsthand at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting. Read More >>

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