NICE publishes lung cancer report

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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) latest impact report on lung cancer is now available on its website. The impact report brings together NICE recommendations and real-world data to highlight how implementing NICE guidance is making a … Read More

Lifelong learning

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February 2020 By Dr Adam Januszewski, Higher Specialty Trainee in Medical Oncology and Honorary Clinical Fellow, Imperial College London On application to medical school, lifelong learning is what I signed up to. Although at that point I wasn’t entirely sure … Read More

Palliative care – why go to BTOG?

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February 2020 By Dr Antonia Field-Smith, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, West Middlesex University Hospital Despite all the recent successes with immunotherapy, I am well aware that lung cancer remains the most common cause of cancer death in the UK. The … Read More

Full of ideas following BTOG 2020

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February 2020 By Dr Helen McDill, Respiratory Registrar and Interventional Respiratory Fellow, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth NHS Trust What a fantastic 3 days at BTOG 2020 – I have returned back to work full of ideas and enthusiasm about how to … Read More

Checkmate-227 study at ESMO 2019

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November 2019 By Tom Newsom-Davis, BTOG Vice-Chair 1st Line Combination Immunotherapy for NSCLC: Checkmate-227 Further results from the Checkmate-227 trial were presented at ESMO 2019. Checkmate-227 is a study with multiple treatment arms, which has released results at various stages … Read More

FLAURA study at ESMO 2019

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November 2019 By Tom Newsom-Davis, BTOG Vice-Chair 1st Line Osimertinib Overall Survival Results: FLAURA The overall survival (OS) date from the FLAURA study was presented at the Presidential Session of ESMO 2019, following publication of the Progression Free Survival (PFS) … Read More

Medical Oncology at WCLC 2019

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October 2019 By Tom Newsom-Davis, BTOG Vice-Chair Treatment of RET-Fusion NSCLC: LIBRETTO-001 RET fusions are found in a number of different cancer and account for approximately 2% of NSCLC. Although rare, they are predominantly found in younger patients, non-smokers or … Read More

iMig 2020 registration open

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Registration is now open for the International Mesothelioma Interest Group meeting, iMig 2020, in Brisbane, Australia, 25th-28th March, 2020. The closing date for abstracts is 30th October and can be submitted online. The event will bring together over 500 delegates from … Read More

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