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20-09-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

Consolidation nivolumab–ipilimumab fails to boost limited-stage SCLC survival after CRT

ETOP/IFCT 4-12 STIMULI findings do not support the use of consolidation nivolumab plus ipilimumab for limited-stage small-cell lung cancer patients who have completed chemoradiotherapy and prophylactic cranial irradiation.

11-09-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

FDA approves liquid biopsy test for somatic, germline mutations

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25-08-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

Cancer diagnoses in USA fall during COVID-19 pandemic

US researchers report “a significant decline” in the numbers of new diagnoses of six tumor types following the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak.

31-07-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

Cancer diagnostic delays due to COVID-19 may lead to high excess mortality

Two modelling studies published in The Lancet Oncology show the impact cancer diagnostic delays due to COVID-19 could have in England, with some scenarios suggesting over a 1000 people could die unnecessarily.

23-07-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

Lung cancer COVID-19 guidance available

Two sets of guidance on the care of lung cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic have been issued.

17-07-2020 | Oncology | News | Article

Surgical delays due to COVID-19 significantly impact cancer survival

UK researchers have called for urgent action to be taken to avoid unnecessary cancer deaths as a result of delayed surgery due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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