Lung Cancer Clinical Roundup

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(Penn Medicine) Apr 15, 2021 - Real-word evidence is suggesting, for the first time, the most beneficial treatment courses that could help extend the lives of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, according to research from the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania. In a new study published online...
(MD Anderson) Apr 14, 2021 - Agreement builds on successful preclinical studies in gastrointestinal cancers through the joint Virtual Research and Development Center.
(Reuters) Apr 14, 2021 - AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday that China’s health regulator expanded the use of Tagrisso, the British drugmaker’s lung cancer treatment, in patients with a type of lung cancer when diagnosed at an early stage. China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) approved Tagrisso as an adjuvant...
(NIH) Apr 12, 2021 - Researchers from the National Institutes of Health have identified and tested a drug combination that exploits a weakness in small cell lung cancer (SCLC), an aggressive, dangerous cancer.
(ABC News/AP) Apr 12, 2021 - A drug that helps the immune system fight cancer gave dramatic results when used with chemotherapy before surgery in patients with operable lung tumors, doctors report. One out of 4 patients given chemo and the Bristol Myers Squibb drug Opdivo had no signs of cancer remaining once they ultimately had...
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Robert Figlin, MD, Steven Spielberg Family Chair in Hematology-Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center speaks with Melissa Johnson, MD, Program Director, Lung Cancer Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, discuss clinical progress in Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)

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