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Drs Zofia Piotrowska, H. Jack West, and Taofeek Owonikoko sit down to discuss a series of case-based scenarios. In this video, the doctors discuss the optimal 1st line treatment for a patient with advanced non squamous non small cell lung cancer, high PD-L1, and no driver mutation.
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Drs Zofia Piotrowska, H. Jack West, and Taofeek Owonikoko sit down to discuss a series of case-based scenarios. In this video, the doctors discuss if there is a best systemic therapy option for a patient with advanced non-squamous NSCLC, low PD-L1 and no driver mutation.
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Drs Zofia Piotrowska, H. Jack West, and Taofeek Owonikoko sit down to discuss a series of case-based scenarios. In this video, the doctors discuss the optimal approach for a fit patient with advanced squamous NSCLC and low tumor PD-L1 expression.
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Drs Zofia Piotrowska, H. Jack West, and Taofeek Owonikoko sit down to discuss a series of case-based scenarios. In this video, the doctors discuss a frail patient with metastatic squamous NSCLC with low tumor PD-L1 expression, and the best treatment approach for this patient.
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Dr. Jared Weiss, Vice President of GRACE and Associate Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill in Clinical Research, and the Thoracic Oncology Program at UNC Lineberger, discusses Is There An Optimal Chemo Regimen For Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC).
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Articles

Drs. Ben Solomon, Leora Horn, & Jack West review trial result and implications of ECOG 1505 trial that showed no benefit to addition of Avastin (bevacizumab) to adjuvant chemotherapy for early stage NSCLC.
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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center medical oncologist Dr. Greg Riely explains how testing for specific mutations in patients with advanced NSCLC can guide prognosis and treatment recommendations.
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Dr. Vivek Mehta, radiation oncologist, reviews the basic principles and treatment approach for limited stage small cell lung cancer, which combines chest radiation with concurrent chemotherapy.
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Dr. Eric Vallieres, thoracic surgeon, introduces us to and provides a brief history for the special case in lung cancer of a “Pancoast Tumor”, along with how its optimal treatment has evolved over several decades.
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Dr. West reviews basic principles of treating locally advanced lung cancer, including the need to treat both local disease and possible distant disease, and the need to balance efficacy with toxicity.
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