Published on April 20, 2018
Updated on March 24, 2020
Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy
MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (The New York Times) — Odds of survival can greatly improve for people with the most common type of lung cancer if they are given a new drug that activates the immune system along with chemotherapy, a major new study has shown.
The findings, medical experts say, should change the way doctors treat lung cancer: Patients with this form of the disease should receive immunotherapy as early as possible.
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