Today the JTO, the official journal of the IASLC, published “PD-L1 Immunohistochemistry Assays for Lung Cancer: Results from Phase 1 of the “Blueprint PD-L1 IHC Assay Comparison Project”. The IASLC has taken a leadership role in this important industrial-academic partnership to provide information on the analytical and clinical comparability of four PD-L1 IHC assays

DENVER – The use of hybrid capture-based (HC-based) next-generation sequencing (NGS) to identify targetable oncogenic drivers in patients with lung adenocarcinoma results in the detection of genomic alterations (GAs) not identified in routine screening, and impacts treatment decisions and clinical outcomes.

Los Angeles, CA (NOV 15, 2016) – More people die from lung cancer every year than any other cancers, and researchers are hard-pressed to find funding for studies that could improve treatments. As November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, there is hopeful news.