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FDA grants priority review to sBLA for Keytruda in first line PD-L1 NSCLC.- Merck Inc.

Merck Inc announced that the FDA has accepted for review and granted priority review to a new supplemental Biologics License...

Added 9 days ago Drug news

European Commission approves Keytruda + Alimta + platinum chemotherapy to treat nonsquamous NSCLC. Merck Inc

Merck Inc.,has announced that the European Commission has approved Keytruda,the company’s anti-PD-1 therapy, in combination with pemetrexed (ALIMTA ) and...

Added 13 days ago Drug news

FDA extends review period of Tecentriq + Avastin + chemo to treat non-squamous NSCLC to 5 December 2018.- Genentech/Roche

Roche has been notified by the FDA that the review period for the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Tecentriq...

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Guidelines

Early and locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC): ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

These updated guidelines on early and locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer focus on treatment recommendations including follow-up and survivorship.

Added 5 years ago

Treatment of dyspnoea in advanced cancer patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Dyspnoea is described as difficult or laboured breathing and is a frequent symptom in advanced cancer patients, with the highest prevalence in lung cancer. Dyspnoea has been demonstrated to be one of the most distressing...

Added 3 years ago

British Thoracic Society guidelines for the investigation and management of pulmonary nodules

The detection of pulmonary nodules is common. In populations undergoing CTscreening and at high risk of lung cancer, nodules are detected in 20–50% of individuals, depending on the size of the cut-off point for reporting a nodule.

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Spotlight on dabrafenib/trametinib in the treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer: place in therapy.

This paper summarizes the clinical evidence that lead to the recent approval of the combination of dabrafenib and trametinib to treat patients with advanced NSCLC who harbor a BRAF V600E mutation.

Added 1 month ago

Dabrafenib in combination with trametinib in the treatment of patients with BRAF V600-positive advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: clinical evidence and experience.

Here, in this review, we outline the preclinical and clinical data for BRAF and MEK inhibitor combination treatment for NSCLC patients with BRAF V600E mutation.

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Atezolizumab: A Review in Previously Treated Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Atezolizumab is approved as monotherapy in several countries worldwide for the treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have previously received chemotherapy.

Added 2 months ago

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Clinical trials

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.

Added 10 months ago

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...

Added 11 months ago

Optimal Extent of Pulmonary Resection in Clinical Stage IA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (OREX-IA)

The purpose of this study is to determine the outcome of participants with clinical stage IA NSCLC treated by 3 types of surgical resection (wide wedge resection, segmentectomy, or lobectomy) according to the institutional decision-making algorithm

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ELCC 2018 ‒ Roundup of this year’s conference

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.

CME

Carcinoma of unknown primary origin: diagnosis and management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Non-small cell lung cancer: clinical review

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Lung cancer: clinical review

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