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The 2021 Targeted Therapies Patient Forum, presented live-online, featured top oncologists in their field discussing the most current and emerging...

Drs. H. Jack West, Joan Schiller, and Isabel Preeshagul gathered this past year (virtually) to review information presented at ASCO and ESMO 2021...

Drs. H. Jack West, Joan Schiller, and Isabel Preeshagul gathered (virtually) to review information presented at ASCO and ESMO for 2021. For this...

Dr. Rafeh Naqash, one of the participants in the GRACE Patient Education Ambassador Program, shares a fantastic video series on understanding clinical...

Dr. Rafeh Naqash, one of the participants in the GRACE Patient Education Ambassador Program, shares a fantastic video series on understanding clinical...

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From the Grace Archives | Originally Published April 22, 2012 | By Dr West | 12 Comments We know that there is a big difference between a lung (or...
From the Grace Archives | Originally Published December 6, 2006 | By Dr West | 25 Comments Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma, or BAC, is a subtype of lung...
From the Grace Archives | Originally Published December 8, 2007 | By Dr West | 1 Comment I had previously written about a spectrum from pure...

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I'm 57 and recently diagnosed with nsclc with negative EGFR, ROS, ALK but with PD-L1 > 80. The tumor in my lung is in the right lower lobe about 2-2.5...

I was dx'd with Bronchioavelor Carcinomna (BAC) in Sept 2011. I tested postive for EGFR and was placed on Tarceva and I have been on it for almost ten...

My 57-year old brother was finally diagnosed Friday with Invasive Mucinous Adenocarcinoma after being misdiagnosed with pneumonia since June 2020. It...
Good afternoon! I am a 43 year old female smoker (26 years), my dad passed away 15 years ago from a glioblastoma brain tumor. My mother has advanced...
Hello,Can anyone share their experiences with an indwelling Pleurx catheter? Dear Husband had one placed rather urgently 6 weeks ago after two prior...

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Malignant Pleural Effusion

Hi all, I’m hoping someone can help here

I was diagnosed with stage 4 in 2018 due to a malignant pleural effusion and have been on Tagrisso ever since due to EGFR mutation. I am still on that but am trying to think ahead for when I do progress..hopefully not for a long while though.

From pretty much day 1 my consultant has warned that it is very unlikely that I will be eligible for any clinical trials due to not having a measurable tumour as the MPE is (all!) I have, no solid tumour has been seen.

Now does that mean;

Covid vaccine efficacy

Hi.  I have stage 4 NSCLC, been on Tagrisso for over a year.  I’m 72 and very healthy otherwise.  I’m fully vaccinated, but nobody - including my doctor - can tell me how well the Covid vaccine is likely to work for someone in my situation.  Where I live,  there is talk of booster shots for people on chemo, but not TKIs.  The antibody tests available are only to see if you have had Covid, not how well  the vaccine is working.  Any thoughts?  Thank you!

2020 TTF ALK SESSION - LIN - TKIs for ROS1

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Join us for the 2021 Targeted Therapies Patient Forum, presented Live-Online on July 17, 2021, at 10:00 am eastern time!

But meanwhile -- Videos from the 2020 Targeted Therapies Patient Forum are still available!

This past event's live-online presentations and discussions were launched by our Event Chair, Luis E. Raez, MD FACP FCCP, Member of the GRACE Board of Directors, President of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO), and Chief Scientific Officer & Medical Director at Memorial Cancer Institute.

2020 TTF ALK SESSION RAEZ Sequence of ALK Inhibitors

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Join us for the 2021 Targeted Therapies Patient Forum, presented Live-Online on July 17, 2021, at 10:00 am eastern time!

But meanwhile -- Videos from the 2020 Targeted Therapies Patient Forum are still available!

This past event's live-online presentations and discussions were launched by our Event Chair, Luis E. Raez, MD FACP FCCP, Member of the GRACE Board of Directors, President of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO), and Chief Scientific Officer & Medical Director at Memorial Cancer Institute.

2020 TTF RARE Mutations QA PANEL Qualifying for a Clinical Trial

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Join us for the 2021 Targeted Therapies Patient Forum, presented Live-Online on July 17, 2021, at 10:00 am eastern time!

More information is available at cancerGRACE.org. But meanwhile -- Videos from the 2020 Targeted Therapies Patient Forum are still available!

This past event's live-online presentations and discussions were launched by our Event Chair, Luis E. Raez, MD FACP FCCP, Member of the GRACE Board of Directors, President of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO), and Chief Scientific Officer & Medical Director at Memorial Cancer Institute.

2020 TTF RARE Mutations QA PANEL Why Mutations Have Different Progression-Free Survival Averages

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Join us for the 2021 Targeted Therapies Patient Forum, presented Live-Online on July 17, 2021, at 10:00 am eastern time!

 

But meanwhile -- Videos from the 2020 Targeted Therapies Patient Forum are still available! This past event's live-online presentations and discussions were launched by our Event Chair, Luis E. Raez, MD FACP FCCP, Member of the GRACE Board of Directors, President of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO), and Chief Scientific Officer & Medical Director at Memorial Cancer Institute.

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i had nodules for years they had been watching them , then on jan27 went for my yearly cat scan thy said one of my nodules had grown and a new one appeared , protocal was to do another in 3 months which they did , i just got the call one had grew more , i have to have a pet scan then she wants a pulmanary function test done , i am so scared this was over the phone so many questions and no answers.. last i knew it was 8mm but i do not know what the last result was, am i gonna die or do i have a chance, i am so scared,,,