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China National Drug Administration approves Opdivo to treat NSCLC.-BMS

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company announced that the China National Drug Administration (CNDA) has approved Opdivo (nivolumab injection) for the treatment of...

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Phase III ARRIVAL data on Kalydeco in cystic fibrosis published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.- Vertex Pharma.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced data from the ongoing Phase III, open-label ARRIVAL study and published online in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine...

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European Commission approves Tagrisso as monotherapy for treatment of NSCLC with EGFR mutations.- Astra Zeneca

The European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Tagrisso (osimertinib) as monotherapy for the 1st-line treatment of adult patients with...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

View highlights from recent congresses presented in new expert videos with leading physicians.

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Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

View disease awareness information, treatment options and European Cystic Fibrosis Society best practice guidelines.

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis causes great strain on the workforce. Help to reduce sick days and improve productivity with appropriate treatment options.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

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Stop smoking interventions and services

This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings for everyone over the age of 12.

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British Thoracic Society Guideline for the investigation and management of malignant pleural mesothelioma

The key aim of this guideline is to provide detailed, evidencebased guidance for the investigation of suspected MPM and the subsequent care and management of individuals with proven MPM.

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Journal articles

Nintedanib for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Areas covered: Herein, the authors review the working mechanisms of nintedanib, its pharmacological profile, and its efficacy and safety for patients with IPF.

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A Real-Life Multicenter National Study on Nintedanib in Severe Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Objectives: This national, multicenter, retrospective real-life study was intended to determine the impact of nintedanib on the treatment of patients with severe IPF.

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Pharmacologic treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: synopsis of guidance from the 2017 joint task force on practice parameters

The Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, which comprises representatives of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and the American College...

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Clinical trials

A Study Comparing the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) of FF/UMEC/VI With the FDC of FF/VI and UMEC/VI; Administered Once-daily Via a Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI) in Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

The study evaluates the efficacy of fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/VI) to reduce the annual rate of moderate and severe exacerbations compared with dual therapy...

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Sublobar Resection Versus Lobectomy for cT1N0M0 Non-small-cell Lung Cancer

The incidence rate of ground-glass opacity (GGO) has been increasing these years. A great number of retrospective studies suggested that sublobar resection was better for some GGO patients.

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A Study of Atezolizumab Compared With Docetaxel in Participants With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Who Have Failed Platinum-Containing Therapy (OAK)

This global, multicenter, open-label, randomized, controlled study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab (an anti-programmed death−ligand 1 [anti-PD-L1] antibody) compared with docetaxel...

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Blog Posts

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Allergen specific immunotherapy (AIT)

Posted 12 days ago

When should AIT be used to treat your patients with allergies? Is it right for every allergy? And do we really know the long-term effects of this treatment? This blog highlights some of the talking points surrounding AIT discussed at this year’s EAACI Congress.

Alex Keen

ELCC 2018 ‒ Roundup of this year’s conference

Posted 2 months ago

At the recent ELCC, held from 11‒14 April 2018, several hundred abstracts were presented detailing the latest cutting-edge research in lung cancer treatment and care. Brief summaries of some of the key abstracts are found here.

Alex Keen

ELCC 2018 ‒ And the Heine H. Hansen Award goes to…

Posted 2 months ago

Discover this year's Heine H. Hansen award winner, given to a scientific investigator who has made special, wide-reaching and significant contributions to lung cancer research and education, recognising their lifelong achievements.

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