4 Simple Steps to Finding the Right Clinical Trial

2018-11-29T18:27:09+00:00November 28th, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

Today, there are more options for lung cancer treatment than ever before. Some are already approved and available. Others are only available through clinical trials. With so many clinical trials out there, the process of finding one can seem daunting. Not to worry! We have you covered. Here are four steps to finding the right clinical trial for you. 1) GATHER INFORMATION: Each clinical trial is looking for a very specific patient and has a number of criteria that you [...]

LCA’s Research Showcased on a World Stage

2018-10-04T13:38:47+00:00September 18th, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

The Lung Cancer Alliance team is heading to IASLC's World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), Toronto, Canada from September 23-28, 2018 and will be presenting on hot topics in the field of lung cancer including: clinical trials, long-term survivorship, stigma, advocacy and much more! Below are details on our whereabouts and what we will be discussing.  If you are in Toronto, stop by! For news and updates live from the event, follow us on Twitter at @LCAorg or via the event [...]

Science & Research Advances in 2017

2018-03-21T20:37:45+00:00December 14th, 2017|Hot Topics, News|

By Jennifer C. King, PhD, Director of Science & Research at Lung Cancer Alliance Research on the treatment of lung cancer has been moving quickly and 2017 was no different. Precision medicine was a key theme this year - there have been many treatment advances that depend on the gene changes in each person’s lung cancer. Approvals of New Drugs and Molecular Tests The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved brand new drugs for non-small cell lung [...]