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LuCE stand at ESMO 2018

We invite all interested ESMO members to visit us @LuCE booth located in the society village at ESMO 2018 in Munich. Name: LuCE Hall: B1 Stand: PA 8 LuCE team will answer your questions and will provide materials and information about #lungcancer. Check out the map 1 and map 2 to easily find us.

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New GLOBOCAN statistics placed lung cancer as the most frequent cancer and the leading cause of cancer death among males

According to tthe new statistics, in both sexes combined, lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer (11.6 % of the total cases) and the leading cause of cancer death (18.4 % of the total cancer deaths), closely followed by female breast cancer (11.6 %), prostate cancer (7.1 %), and colorectal cancer (6.1 %) for incidence and colorectal cancer (9.2 […]

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#WCLC2018 conclusions – Strategies to Maximize the Clinical Benefit of EGFR TKIs in Advanced NSCLC

During the congress, one of the topics covered focused on the importance of EGFR TKIs in Advanced NSCLC. Apply expert recommendations for frontline therapy for advanced EGFR-mutated NSCLC focusing on safety, efficacy, and the individualization of therapy based on tumor-specific and patient-specific factors Compare the efficacy and safety of first-generation EGFR TKIs with later-generation EGFR TKIs Examine current recommendations for molecular […]

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#WCLC2018 conclusions – NELSON study shows CT Screening for Nodule Volume Management Reduces Lung Cancer Mortality by 26 Percent in Men

During the World Congress on Lung Cancer held this year in Toronto, Canada were presented the findings of NELSON study. These demonstrate that the use of computed tomography (CT) screening among asymptomatic men at high risk for lung cancer led to a 26 percent (9-41%, 95% CI) reduction in lung cancer deaths at 10 years of study follow-up (at 86% […]

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