Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer News

  • Some Breast Cancer Patients at Increased Risk of Brain Metastases At the time of diagnosis of breast cancer, a substantial minority of patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive or triple-negative subtypes and extracranial metastases also have brain metastases, according to Boston-based researchers.
  • NCCN Updates Lung Cancer Guideline, Again Change and more change is happening in lung cancer, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is keeping pace in its guidelines.

Lung Cancer Perspective

  • Case Presentation or Single-Patient Trial?   Dr David Kerr views a case of engineered T cells in a CRC patient with pulmonary metastases as an example of a single-patient clinical trial, neatly illustrating the potential of precision medicine.
  • Practice Pearls: Checkpoint Inhibitors for Lung Cancer   Dr Mark Kris reviews the challenges of using newly approved immunotherapies for lung cancer patients, especially how to identify patients who will benefit and monitor their progress.