Week Ending February 7, 2022

Patients Experienced Fewer Symptoms After Lung Cancer Surgery When Using an Electronic Reporting System
“Patients with lung cancer whose symptoms were managed by automated alerts to their care team through an electronic system after surgery had fewer post-surgical complications than patients who received standard care.”

Combined Modality Therapy for Lung Cancer
“For treating locoregionally advanced, inoperable non-small cell lung cancer, researchers investigated numerous approaches of combined modality therapy. The approaches were inclusive of induction chemotherapy, concomitant chemoradiotherapy, and intensified radiation therapy schedules.”

Sugemalimab Improves PFS for Unresectable, Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
“A pair of phase 3 trials suggest that sugemalimab provides a progression-free survival (PFS) benefit for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), both as consolidation after chemoradiotherapy and in combination with chemotherapy.”

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The Role of the Patient in Early Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Adjuvant Therapy Selection
“An expert surgeon explains the role patients have in adjuvant therapy selection for early non-small cell lung cancer.”

Virtual Conferences Allow Earlier Detection of Disease for Lung Cancer Patients
“Doctors at the McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina, recently expanded a Lung Cancer Screening Program to include a multi-disciplinary Lung Nodule Clinic which works to detect cancerous lung nodules earlier in patients.”

FDA-cleared technology improves lung cancer detection
“PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – New technology is helping specialists in the fight against lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the United States.”

New Robotic Machine at Memorial Hospital West Helps Detect Early Lung Cancers
“New technology helping doctors at Memorial Regional West Hospital.”

‘It’s Possible Everything Is Going to Be Okay’ — A Powerful Metastatic Lung Cancer Mantra
“It’s common for people who’ve undergone treatment for cancer to fear its return. Here’s how one Brooklyn mom harnessed the power of positive thinking, visualization, and mantra to quell her anxiety.”