#LCSM Chat Topic 12/03/2020: 2020–Wild Year for #LungCancer

The #LCSM Chat on December 3, 2020, at 8 pm Eastern (5 pm Pacific) will review Lung Cancer Awareness Month activities, highlight ways 2020 impacted the lung cancer community, and share our hopes for 2021.  Our moderator Janet Freeman-Daily (@JFreemanDaily) will lead the discussion with these questions: T1: How did you acknowledge Lung Cancer Awareness Month (#LCAM) this November? T2: What 2020 research findings were most important to you? T3: What new treatments were approved for lung cancer in 2020? T4: How else did lung cancer care change in 2020 (cough*#COVID19*cough)? T5: What… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 11/05/2020: Celebrating Safely During #COVID-19 Pandemic

The #LCSM Chat on November 5, 2020, at 8 pm Eastern (5 pm Pacific) is open to all members of the cancer community. As the leaves turns, daylight hours lessen, and the weather becomes cooler, we spend more time indoors. Our thoughts turn to holidays, a time when many expect to reunite with family and loved ones, and to celebrate with shared meals and warm embraces. However, as cases of COVID-19 are once again surging in almost every state, these activities present a serious risk for virus transmission.  COVID-19 is an even… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 10/01/2020: Crazy year, crazy progress–#lungcancer at #ESMO20

Without a doubt, 2020 has been overwhelming for many reasons.  Perhaps lost among the bigger news cycles of #COVID19, the presidential race, and now the Supreme Court, has been the staggering progress that has been made in #LungCancer through the year.  There has been a remarkable run of FDA approvals, including drugs for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with RET rearrangements and MET exon 14 mutations, new first line therapies for NSCLC with EGFR mutations and ALK rearrangements, and new first line immunotherapy options for a variety of lung cancer scenarios.  This… Read More