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I am considering every 6 week pembrolizumab dosing in patients >70 years old in whom I want to reduce clinic visits for, especially in the context ...

Are there any data to support a specific TKI therapy for non-T90M exon 20 mutations/insertions? 

Do you routinely offer post-operative adjuvant radiation in addition to chemotherapy?  Has data from the Lung ART trial presented at ESMO 2020 a...

Would you consider afatinib? Afatinib has shown some activity in NRG1 fusion + patients but amplifications is unclear. 

The patient remains without evidence of systemic disease outside of the CNS on serial imaging. Would you continue treating with SRS as lesions appear,...

Should staging and treatment decisions be made based on imaging alone?


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The New England journal of medicine, 2018-05-31

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Cancer, 2015 Jan 06

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The New England journal of medicine, 2016-03-03

Cancer immunology, immunotherapy : CII, 2017-01

Cancer, 2017-06-01

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Oncologist, 2020 Feb 11

Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 2015-09

J Thorac Dis,