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lung cancer

How Lung Cancer Drug Treatment Gilotrif (Afatinib) Works

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FDA approved lung cancer treatment Gilotrif (Afatinib) is used to treat certain types of non-small cell lung cancer that are EGFR positive. In this video, oncologist Dr. Stephen Lemon describes how this targeted therapy works, as well as what types of side effects it may cause. Visit https://www.lightersideofcancer.com/education/ to learn more about other types of […]

Biking Through Lung Cancer

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During his treatment for lung cancer, Steve Malcolm discovered a new hobby – bicycling. Steve talks about how biking and staying active helped him make it through his journey with lung cancer. Visit https://www.lightersideofcancer.com/ to watch other cancer survivor stories.

New Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment Opdivo (nivolumab)

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FDA approved immountherapy Opdivo (nivolumab) is a promising cancer drug treatment for different types of cancers, including melanoma, kidney cancer, lung cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma. In this video, oncologist Stephen Lemon MD talks about how this treatment helps to activate the patient’s immune system to fight back against the cancer. Opdivo is developed by Bristol-Myers […]

How Targeted Therapy Avastin (Bevacizumab) Treats Metastatic Cancer

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Targeted cancer therapy Avastin (Bevacizumab) is an FDA approved cancer treatment for various types of metastatic cancers, such as colon cancer and lung cancer. In this video, medical oncologist Dr. Stephen Lemon describes how this treatment works, as well as what types of side effects it may cause. Visit https://www.lightersideofcancer.com/ to watch more educational videos […]