•   George Lundberg, MD

    The nonprofit National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) publishes guidelines for patients to learn more about their diagnosis and their treatment options. Here is their 2022 update for small cell lung cancer.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    The nonprofit National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) publishes guidelines for patients to learn more about their diagnosis and their treatment options. Here is their 2022 update for cervical cancer.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    The nonprofit National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) publishes guidelines for patients to learn more about their diagnosis and their treatment options. Here is their 2022 update for kidney cancer.

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    Cardiometabolic Medications That Inhibit mTOR Might Help Prevent or Treat Cancer

    With: William H. Bestermann Jr, MD

    Many people believe that cancer is a metabolic disease. A biological process known as the mTOR pathway controls cellular metabolism by way of central signaling, and it is involved in tumor growth. Here, our Curious Dr. George asks William H. Bestermann Jr, MD, an internal medicine doctor, how medications that target the protein mTOR and its associated pathway could prevent or treat cancer. Dr.… Read more »

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    Using Virtual Trials to Screen for Potential Glioblastoma Therapies

    With: Al Musella, DPM

    The existing drug development system “has failed miserably” for people with glioblastoma brain tumors, according to Al Musella, DPM, President of the Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research & Information, Inc. In partnership with Cancer Commons, his organization’s Brain Tumor Virtual Trial aims to speed discovery of promising new glioblastoma treatments. Curious Dr. George: How might your Virtual Trial approach speed the process toward… Read more »

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    New Targeted Treatment Options for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in 2021

    Emma Shtivelman, PhD

    Chemotherapy was once the only treatment available for metastatic or advanced non-small lung cancer (NSCLC). But the situation has changed dramatically in recent years. NSCLC may harbor mutations that drive cancer development, and many of these mutations can be targeted with precision drugs that inhibit specific mutant proteins. Targeted drugs not only often prolong survival of patients compared to chemotherapy, but they also improve… Read more »

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    How an Expert Would Manage His Wife’s Metastatic Breast Cancer

    With: Richard B. Schwab, MD

    For most people with breast cancer, a lump is the first sign that leads to diagnosis. But some cases are not detected until after spread has already occurred. Here, our Curious Dr. George asks Richard B. Schwab, MD, how he would approach such a case if his own wife were the patient. Dr. Schwab is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology and… Read more »

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Healio outlines results from a Stanford University study suggesting that a type of treatment known as CAR T-cell therapy is promising for children with diffuse midline gliomas. The treatment is still in an early phase of testing in humans.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    This scientific manuscript from Cureus reports results from a Toronto cancer center suggesting that stereotactic radiotherapy offers another option for palliative treatment of inoperable pancreatic cancer.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    This resource from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lists recent drug approval announcements for liver cancer and related conditions. It also provides link to information about additional approvals that may not be announced.

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