Lung Cancer

Upcoming Mesothelioma Events in 2020

If you are interested in learning more about mesothelioma, we have a curated list of different events coming up in 2020. If you live near or are able to travel to these events, they can help you and your loved ones understand the disease better. Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology: Current[…]

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month Starts Today

Today starts Lung Cancer Awareness Month. In November, we come together to recognize this deadly cancer and learn about different causes and treatments. Knowing the different statistics and causes could help save a lot of people’s lives. Lung cancer is the leading cause of death due to cancer in men[…]

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A Study of CA-170 (Oral PD-L1, PD-L2 and VISTA Checkpoint Antagonist) in Patients With Advanced Tumors and Lymphomas

CA-170 is a rationally designed and orally available, small molecule that directly targets the Programmed death-ligands 1 and 2 (PD-L1/PD-L2), and V-domain Ig suppressor of T cell activation (VISTA) immune checkpoints and results in activation of T cell proliferation and cytokine production. This is a multi-center, open-label, Phase 1 trial of orally administered CA-170 in adult patients with advanced solid tumors or lymphomas who have progressed or are non-responsive to available therapies and for which no standard therapy exists.

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A Study of Neoadjuvant/Adjuvant Durvalumab for the Treatment of Patients With Resectable Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

This is a Phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center international study assessing the activity of durvalumab and chemotherapy administered prior to surgery compared with placebo and chemotherapy administered prior to surgery in terms of major pathological response.

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Light Dosimetry for Photodynamic Therapy With Porfimer Sodium in Treating Participants With Malignant Mesothelioma or Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With Pleural Disease Undergoing Surgery

This phase I trial studies the side effects and how well light dosimetry system works during photodynamic therapy with porfimer sodium in treating participants with malignant mesothelioma or non-small cell lung cancer with pleural disease undergoing surgery. Light dosimetry measures the amount of laser light given during photodynamic therapy. Photodynamic therapy uses a drug, such as porfimer sodium, that becomes active when it is exposed to light. The activated drug may kill tumor cells. Using light dosimetry for intraoperative photodynamic therapy may help doctors estimate how much light is delivered during photodynamic therapy and decide if the treatment should be stopped or continued.

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Chemoradiation With Durvalumab Followed by Durvalumab Maintenance for Limited Disease Small Cell Lung Cancer

Primary Outcome Measures Progression free survival [ Time Frame: 1 year ] To evaluate the efficacy of consolidation immunotherapy (Durvalumab) after durvalumab/Etoposide/cisplatin based-CCRT for LD-SCLC Secondary Outcome Measures Overall survival [ Time Frame: 1 year ] To evaluate the efficacy of consolidation immunotherapy (Durvalumab) after durvalumab/Etoposide/cisplatin based-CCRT for LD-SCLC Safety[…]

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