From the Journals: High Glycemic Index Associated With Increased Risk of Lung Cancer

A recent study in the AACR’s journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention found an association between glycemic index (a measure of carbohydrate intake and glucose levels) and increased lung cancer risk in non-Hispanic whites, particularly among those who never smoked.

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FDA Approval Gives More Lung Cancer Patients Immunotherapy Option

Late last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had approved the use of the immunotherapeutic agent nivolumab (Opdivo) for treating patients with metastatic, nonsquamous non-small …

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FDA Approves First Immunotherapy-Companion Diagnostic Combo for Lung Cancer

On the heels of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors for unresectable and metastatic melanoma comes yet another immunotherapy approval. This time …

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