In the latest Cancer Matters podcast, Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Patrick Forde about the results of a clinical trial that show pairing immunotherapy treatments with chemotherapy greatly increases survival in patients with lung cancer. Learn more about the Checkmate-816 Trial here. Read more about the impact of the study here.
Cancer death rates in the U.S. took the “biggest single-year drop ever,” according to a new report by the American Cancer Society. Improvements in the screening and treatment of lung cancer, the 2nd most common cancer and leading cancer killer, are a main contributor to this positive trend. Julie Brahmer, M.D., Director of the Kimmel […]
Patrick Personne was not surprised when his doctor told him he had lung cancer. The 62-year-old had been a smoker for more than 40 years, so when he began feeling ill and developed a nagging cough, lung cancer certainly came to mind. What did surprise him, however, was learning about a new type of treatment […]