September 20, 2018
The Battle Against Lung Cancer Has a New Weapon: Immunotherapy.
By harnessing the patient’s own immune system to counterattack lung cancer cells, immunotherapy medications are a revolutionary new approach to treating this disease. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the U.S. and by far the leading cause of... read more
August 10, 2018
Lung Cancer in People Who Have Never Smoked
With fewer people smoking in the US, why are lung cancer rates among people who have never smoked on the rise? “While it is true that smoking tobacco is the top risk factor for lung cancer, a substantial number of people receive a diagnosis despite having... read more
July 27, 2018
Lung Cancer Screening: From Making an Appointment to Getting Results
Updated: March 10, 2021 This is the unfortunate truth about lung cancer: It usually doesn’t cause symptoms until it is already advanced and is difficult to treat. That’s a key reason why lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.... read more
July 26, 2018
The Important Role Tumor Boards Play in Cancer Care
When it comes to cancer care, looking at a patient’s case from different perspectives is an essential part of deciding the best treatment approach. That’s why tumor boards are so crucial. These meetings provide a huge benefit to patients, though it’s a... read more
May 3, 2018
Radiation Therapy Delivered in a Fraction of the Time
What if you could get high-quality radiation therapy for your cancer delivered in weeks shorter than the usual treatment regimen? You’d likely consider the quicker option—especially when you learn it is not only faster but also safe and effective, with... read more
January 28, 2018
Lung Cancer Screening: Early Detection for Those with the Highest Risk
Updated: April 8, 2022 Lung cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer in individuals, and is far and away the most lethal form of cancer. It accounts for about 13% of new cancer cases each year, and about a quarter of all cancer-related deaths. But... read more