Research & Education

Accelerated radiotherapy more efficient than current practice

Latest study recommends accelerated radiotherapy for un-resected NSCLC patients

DENVER – Radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy is increasingly being used in the curative treatment for un-resected non-small cell lung cancer

Researchers study survival in African American versus Caucasian lung cancer patients

Study finds that no racial difference of people of same socioeconomic status

DENVER – According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 160,340 lung cancer deaths occurred in the United States in 2012, accounting for 28

Chemotherapy helps elderly patients with small cell lung cancer

Treatment associated with 6-month improvement, even in patients older than 80

DENVER – Although numerous randomized clinical trials have demonstrated a benefit of chemotherapy for patients with small-cell lung cancer (SCLC),

Canadian group gives guideline recommendations for lung cancer screening

Evidence-based recommendations available in October issue of JTO

DENVER – Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in Ontario.

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.

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.