4 Ways to Help Patients With Metastatic Lung Cancer Find Meaning in Their Experiences
“Oncology nurses can help patients with metastatic lung cancer find meaning in their experiences and potentially help them cope more effectively with their diagnosis.”

Addressing Racial Disparities in Lung Cancer Evaluation Timeliness Using an Innovative RODP
“Rapid outpatient diagnostic programs (RODP) accelerate lung cancer evaluation, but their effect on racial disparities in evaluation timeliness is unclear.”

Minneapolis nonprofit promotes ‘simple and easy test’ to fight lung cancer
“A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation wants to promote early detection through a screening campaign.”

Immunotherapy Drug Imfinzi Given Before and After Lung Cancer Surgery May Boost Outcomes, Study Suggests
“Some lung cancer patients may have improved outcomes after getting an immunotherapy drug before and after surgery, according to a promising new study.”

Rural Patient Populations at Higher Risk of Lung Cancer Mortality
“Although the incidence of lung cancer mortality has decreased in the United States Since 1999, men, Non-Hispanic Black individuals, rural populations, and individuals in Southern States have been subject to disproportionate disparities in disease-related outcomes, according to findings from a population-based CDC database analysis presented at the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting.”

Chemoimmunotherapy Safe, Effective for Untreated Lung Cancer Brain Metastases
“Chemoimmunotherapy for untreated lung cancer brain metastases delayed progression and use of whole-brain radiation, a prospective phase II study showed.”

Blood test helps predict risk for lung cancer mortality
“Researchers have developed a method to predict which individuals are at higher risk for lung cancer-related mortality.”

Optimizing tobacco cessation treatment with lung cancer screening
“Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States, and 80% of lung cancer deaths are linked to one risk factor: smoking. While lung cancer screenings are a critical part of prevention and treatment for the disease and 15 million Americans qualify for yearly screenings, over half those eligible for screenings are still actively smoking. Without standard smoking cessation measures in place, the benefits of the screenings have not been fully realized.”

Sherwood Discusses Treatment Options for Unresectable Stage III Lung Adenocarcinoma
“During a Targeted Oncology™ Case-Based Roundtable™ event, Garrett B. Sherwood, MD, discussed biopsy and treatment approaches for a patient diagnosed with T2aN2M0, stage IIIA adenocarcinoma.”

Expert Panel to Review Lumakras for KRAS G12C-Mutant Lung Cancer
“A panel of experts will vote on whether Lumakras (sotorasib) should be approved for the treatment of adults with previously treated locally advanced or metastatic (spread to other parts of the body) KRAS G12C-mutated non-small cell lung cancer, according to an announcement from Amgen, the manufacturer of the drug.”

Tarlatamab Shows Antitumor Activity, Safety in Small Cell Lung Cancer
“The DeLLphi-300 trial of a bispecific T-cell engager showed favorable outcomes in patients with previously treated small cell lung cancer.”

NCCN Announces Funding for Small Cell Lung Cancer Research Projects
“The National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Oncology Research Program selects projects focused on reducing gaps in patient care for people with limited-stage (LS) and extensive stage (ES) small cell lung cancer.”

Dayton VA turns to local medical firm’s technology to fight lung cancer
“22 VA hub locations turn to Miamisburg-bred technology for early detection of lung cancer”

Developing a High-Risk Cancer Prevention and Wellness Program to Meet Community Needs
“The program’s initiative aims to identify those at increased risk for cancer through assessment and testing and then formulate a personalized evidence-based cancer surveillance or screening plan.”