#LCSM Chat 6/16: Improving quality of life for lung cancer patients

By Janet Freeman-Daily At this year’s ASCO (American Society for Clinical Oncology) Annual Meeting, a variety of abstracts addressed patient and survivor care as well as quality of life.  Our #LCSM Chat on Thursday June 16 (8 PM Eastern time, 5 PM Pacific) will discuss some of these abstracts: Abstract 10000 found exercise during chemotherapy reduced the effects of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, and the effect was greater in older patients. Abstract 10129 found breast cancer survivors reduced their post-treatment sleep disturbance and fatigue by practicing yoga. Abstract e21697 found complementary therapies such… Read More

#LCSM Chat 5/26: Top 10 Key Abstracts on Lung Cancer (and Mesothelioma) at ASCO 2016: An #LCSM Preview

By Jack West, MD For the upcoming #LCSM chat on Thursday, 5/26 at 8 PM Eastern (5 PM Pacific) we’re going to do a preview of what are likely to be the most notable and clinically relevant presentations in lung cancer, and one in mesothelioma, at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago in early June. This meeting brings together over 30,000 cancer specialists every year to review thousands of presentations. Nobody can see it all, and one important aspect of not being overwhelmed is knowing what should… Read More