Lung Cancer

Targeted Therapies: Finding the Key to Managing Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer
Targeted therapies are designed to stop the growth of cancer cells – or eradicate them entirely – without attacking the healthy cells.
Minimally Invasive Surgery May Offer Benefits for Patients with Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer
“Almost anyone who is a candidate for lung surgery is generally a candidate for minimally invasive surgery,” says Richard Chang, MD, FACS. Newer types of surgery are becoming available for patients with lung cancer that has not spread to other organs.
Lung Cancer at Age 28:  Life Lessons on Fast Forward
Lung CancerPatient Stories
At age 28, Thomas Iorio went into the hospital with a possible ear infection, after noticing swollen lymph nodes, and came out with a probable cancer diagnosis.
Drugs for Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer
Here are the financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Lung Cancer.
Alecensa a New First-Line Treatment for Lung Cancer with ALK Mutation
FDA NewsLung CancerNewsworthy
In November 2017, the FDA approved Alecensa for the treatment of all patients with metastatic non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and ALK mutation.
3 Questions to Ask When Being Diagnosed with Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer
Dr. Bruce Gershenhorn explores 3 questions patients should ask after learning they have lung cancer. Knowledge is power.
Important Changes in Lung Cancer Therapy Reported at ESMO 2017
Cancer ResearchImmunotherapyLung Cancer
Significant developments in the treatment of lung cancer were reported at the 2017 annual meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in Madrid, Spain.
5 Things You Need to Know About Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer
Cancer ScreeningLung Cancer
Low-dose CT screening is the only screening method recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force for lung cancer, yet only 3.9% of eligible people are actually screened.
Immunotherapy Drugs Extend Survival of Patients with Lung Cancer
ImmunotherapyLung Cancer
Check out some of the most exciting immunotherapies that are giving hope to people fighting this disease, which is responsible for 1 in every 4 cancer-related deaths in the United States.
Lung Cancer Survivor: I Won’t Let Cancer Define Me
Lung CancerPatient Stories
Read Melissa Crouse’s resilient story of survival, as she deals with the surprising diagnosis of lung cancer as a nonsmoker.
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