For Patients With Lung Cancer, New Therapies Offer Reason to HopeDecember 15th 2015
FDA approval of two immunotherapies to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), an ever-expanding understanding of the diseaseâ€™s molecular differences, and new screening guidelines for high-risk patients to detect lung cancer at an earlier, more treatable stage, are helping patients live longer.
Improving Outcomes in Lung Cancer With Multidisciplinary CareDecember 3rd 2015
Navigation is an essential component of quality care for patients with lung cancer and their family caregivers, and the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) is working to improve lung cancer outcomes through its Community Hospital Center of Excellence (COE) program.
Compression Devices Improve Life With Lymphedema in More Ways Than OneDecember 2nd 2015
Patients with lymphedema may significantly reduce their chances of skin infection and lower their healthcare costs with an advanced pneumatic compression device (APCD), a newly published study has found.
Celebrating a Season of Hope and ProgressDecember 1st 2015
What a year it has been for FDA approvals in oncology! With the holidays upon us, there is much to be thankful for in the world of cancer research, where advances in understanding tumor biomarkers have ushered in a host of new personalized therapies for many patients.
Breast Cancer Recurrence ... Many Years LaterNovember 25th 2015
One of the great mysteries in oncology practice is the return of breast cancer many years after its initial diagnosis and treatment. And by many years, I mean 15 or even 20 years later, at a time when a woman least expects it to return.