Research & Education

Treatment Improved 5-year Overall Survival in Elderly Patients with Early-Stage Esophageal Cancer

DENVER – Elderly patients with early-stage esophageal cancer that received treatment had an increased 5-year overall survival when compared to patients who received observation with no treatment.

Radiotherapy for Invasive Breast Cancer Increases the Risk of Second Primary Lung Cancer

East Asian female breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy have a higher risk of developing second primary lung cancer.

Lower Incidence of Esophagitis in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Undergoing Definitive Radiation Therapy

Elderly non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients undergoing definitive radiation have a lower incidence of esophagitis compared to younger patients and tolerate aggressive standard treatment regimens.

Advanced Stage NSCLC Patients Receiving Treatment Have Better OS than Untreated Patients

DENVER – Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with advanced disease receiving standard of care treatment have a higher overall survival (OS) than similar patients not receiving treatment.

Histologic Classification Impacts the Efficacy of SBRT Treatment in Early-Stage Lung Cancer Patients

Early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SqCC) have a significantly higher rate of local failure after stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) than other NSCLC histological subtypes.

Evolution of the Individualized Treatment Landscape for Advanced NSCLC: A Scientific Summary

This document was created based on the satellite symposium entitled "Evolution of the Individualized Treatment Landscape for Advanced NSCLC." This symposium was held during the IASLC Asia Pacific Lung Cancer Conference (APLCC 2016).

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