Research & Education

Effect of obesity on patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer

Researchers find superior outcomes initially, but worse overall

DENVER – Obesity increases health risks for many things.

Need for national Canadian strategy for EGFR testing

Testing dropped once funding from pharmaceutical industry was discontinued

DENVER – Significant advances have taken place in the management of patients with advanced and metastatic non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) over t

Researchers find potential new target to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma

Study describes overexpression of Ephrin B2 in cell lines and tumors

DENVER – Malignant mesothelioma is a rare asbestos-associated malignancy with limited therapeutic options.

Study shows SBRT for Stage I NSCLC safe and effective

Data collected from 582 non-small cell lung cancer patients who underwent stereotactic body radiotherapy

DENVER – Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is considered the treatment of choice for early-stage non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) if patients

Researchers find two new methods to determine ALK status

Tests continue trend in personalize medicine for lung cancer patients

DENVER – The implementation of personalized health care in cancer relies on the identification and characterization of cancer biomarkers and the av

Researchers use immunocytochemistry to determine ALK status

Tests continue trend in personalize medicine for lung cancer patients

DENVER – Personalized medicine in lung cancer relies on the identification and characterization of cancer biomarkers and the availability of accura

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