WCLC | Conference

Can This Biomarker-Based Screening Identify More Early-Stage Lung Cancers?
September 17, 2019

A new study presented at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's 2019 conference may have found a model for lung cancer screening which improves on lung cancer screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Extending Survival in Extensive-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer
September 11, 2019

In this phase III trial, investigators assessed the clinical efficacy and safety of durvalumab with or without tremelimumab with etoposide and carboplatin or cisplatin chemotherapy followed by durvalumab with or without tremelimumab maintenance therapy compared with EP alone as first-line treatment in extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer.

Outcomes With Video-Assisted vs Open Surgery in Lung Cancer
September 11, 2019

Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) results in fewer in-hospital complications and a shorter length of stay compared with open surgery in patients with early-stage lung cancer.