WCLC Highlights

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October 2018 By James Spicer, Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine and Consultant in Medical Oncology ALTA1: brigatinib vs crizotinib in ALK-rearranged non-small cell lung cancer The initial results of this comparison of brigatinib with the first generation drug crizotinib were presented … Read More

NICE approves Alectinib as first line treatment for ALK-translocated NSCLC

July 2018 By Tom Newsom-Davis, Consultant Oncologist NICE has just approved Alectinib as first line treatment for ALK-translocated NSCLC. https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/gid-ta10206/documents/final-appraisal-determination-document This is exciting news for patients with this comparatively rare type of lung cancer. Currently the standard of care in the … Read More