Posts in the “ALK ALK” category:

GRACE gathered experts in ALK positive lung cancer to lead a patient forum

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 1st, 2014 |

In February 2014, GRACE gathered experts in ALK positive lung cancer to lead a patient forum. Speakers were Dr. Alice Shaw, Dr. Ross Camidge, Dr. Jared Weiss, and Dr. Jack West. ALK Rearrangements in Lung Cancer – 12:28 The doctors discuss the history of ALK in lung cancer treatments and what the ALK rearrangement means […]

Targeted Treatment Better than Chemo in Some Lung Cancers

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 13th, 2014 |

Date: 1/13/14 Outlet Full Name: Drug Discovery & Development Author: No author http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/01/targeted-treatment-better-chemo-some-lung-cancers Patients with lung cancer who also have a specific gene rearrangement do better on a new targeted therapy compared with standard chemotherapy, according to a study by academics from the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC). Around 2 percent of patients with non-small […]