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Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy

Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy  New York Times Merck Immunotherapy Drug Shines In Lung Cancer Study  NPR Treatment combo nearly doubles survival time in lung cancer patients, study finds  CNN Full coverage For advanced lung cancer, immune therapy plus chemo prolongs survival For advanced lung cancer, immune therapy plus chemo …

For advanced lung cancer, immune therapy plus chemo prolongs survival

For advanced lung cancer, immune therapy plus chemo prolongs survival  Washington Post New Drug Combinations Improve Survival in Lung Cancer  Wall Street Journal For More Lung Cancer Patients, the Promise of No Chemo Looms Larger  Xconomy Full coverage

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study  Fox News New Drug Combinations Improve Survival in Lung Cancer  Wall Street Journal Treatment combo nearly doubles survival time in lung cancer patients, study finds  FOX 61 Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy  New York Times Full coverage

New therapy allows cancer patients to keep hair but most insurers won’t cover it

New therapy allows cancer patients to keep hair but most insurers won’t cover it  The Boston Globe Better quality of life and cancer patients’ satisfaction with a coordinating nurse  EurekAlert (press release) Nurses ‘pivotal’ to better care and quality of life for cancer patients  Nursing Times Full coverage

Pancreatic Cancer: Looking Beyond Second-Line Therapy

Pancreatic Cancer: Looking Beyond Second-Line Therapy  OncLive $20M gift seeks to speed detection of pancreatic cancer  New Jersey Herald Full coverage

RB1 gene mutations underlie clinical resistance to CDK 4/6 inhibitor breast cancer therapy

RB1 gene mutations underlie clinical resistance to CDK 4/6 inhibitor breast cancer therapy  Medical Xpress Virus’s ‘taste’ for unusual sugar could lead to new cancer treatments  Phys.Org New Haven teen continues fight against cancer  New Baltimore Voice Newspapers Full coverage

Morning People May Live Longer Than Night Owls

Morning People May Live Longer Than Night Owls  New York Times Night owls have higher risk of dying sooner  EurekAlert (press release) Eight million Brit “night owls” at ‘higher risk of dying early than morning people’  Mirror.co.uk Full coverage

Read this matron’s first-hand account of what it’s really like looking after cancer patients

Read this matron’s first-hand account of what it’s really like looking after cancer patients  Stoke-on-Trent Live Free seminars offered in April for cancer patients, caregivers  The Star Democrat A platform that gives voice to cancer patients  Business Line Full coverage

Sew soft: Mendon middle-schooler makes ‘port pillows’ for cancer patients at Milford Regional

Sew soft: Mendon middle-schooler makes ‘port pillows’ for cancer patients at Milford Regional  Wicked Local Yarmouth NCCCR treated 341 patients for lymphedema in 2017  Gulf Times Full coverage

People don’t save enough for retirement because they live longer than they think they will, research finds

People don’t save enough for retirement because they live longer than they think they will, research finds  The Independent Get control of your rugby ball  The Irish News How five-a-day rule could help grow the pension you deserve  The Scotsman How can I combine old pensions into one?  Independent.ie Full coverage

Tennessee’s lung cancer rates among highest, but new treatments, screenings offer hope

Tennessee’s lung cancer rates among highest, but new treatments, screenings offer hope  Knoxville News Sentinel WVU Cancer Institute offers self-referral for lung cancer screening  WV News #EAPM: Big push for lung-cancer screening from Sofia  EU Reporter Why Merck is betting on one big cancer drug  MarketWatch Full coverage

Merck, Bristol-Myers immunotherapies impress in key lung cancer trials

Merck, Bristol-Myers immunotherapies impress in key lung cancer trials  KFGO Drug reduces size of some lung cancer tumors, relapse rate after surgery  EurekAlert (press release) Global Lung Cancer Therapeutic Market Competitive landscape: Sanofi-Aventis, AstraZeneca Plc, Pfizer Inc  cHollywood News Portal (press release) Full coverage

Survival data boosts Merck’s Keytruda lead in lung cancer

Survival data boosts Merck’s Keytruda lead in lung cancer  Reuters Bristol-Myers Reports Positive Data in NSCLC Trial on Opdivo  Nasdaq Merck Notches Key Win Over Bristol-Myers on Lung Cancer Study Data  TheStreet.com I/O combos inch forward in pharma’s lung cancer quest  BioPharma Dive Merck Keeps Edge Over Bristol-Myers In Cancer Duel  Forbes Full coverage