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CMS Issues Final LDCT Coverage Decision
CMS released their final decision for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT.
Lung Cancer and Diabetes: A Complex Affair
A new study clarifies the link between metformin and lung cancer. Perhaps not surprisingly, a smoking habit (or lack of it) substantially affects risk.
Data Backs CT Lung Screening in More High-Risk Patients
NCCN Group 2 high-risk patients to benefit from CT lung screening, study says.
LDCT for Lung Cancer Screening: The Effect of False-Positives
Patients who underwent low-dose CT for lung cancer screening and received false-positives benefited from counseling.
What Really Works for Tough-to-Treat NSCLC?
Epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors may not be the best option for some patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer, but an ALK inhibitor, crizotinib, proves a winner.
Phase III Immunotherapy Lung Cancer Trial Stopped Early
GlaxoSmithKline has stopped a phase III trial of a novel lung cancer immunotherapeutic agent, after determining that it may not be possible to identify which genetic subgroups may benefit from the treatment.
Tools to Forecast Radiation Pneumonitis
A biomarker and five clinical factors help to predict which patients with nonsmall-cell lung cancer are at high risk for lung inflammation after radiotherapy.
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