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Metastatic Lung Cancer: A Patient with 9 Lives
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
In September of 2013, I was asked to see a patient with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung. Treatment with Chemotherapy   Biopsies did not reveal any “driver” mutations (e.g. EGFR, ALK or ROS) but our laboratory did identify a novel triplet...
Victories in Acute Leukemia - Opportunities to Expand the Horizon
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
The March 29, 2016 Wall Street Journal  reported a 23-year-old man with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Using genomic (DNA)...
The Many Faces of Lung Cancer
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
As November is lung cancer awareness month, it is opportune to examine this disease and our changing understanding of its...
The Changing Landscape in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
In October 2012, we published a study of patients with metastatic NSCLC whose treatment was guided by ourEVA-PCD laboratory...
Stage IV NSCLC Patient From the VA Outlives Hospice
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
For those of you who have read my book Outliving Cancer you will recognize the chapter entitled “Outliving Hospice.” It is the...
Functional Profiling Identifies Accurate Genomic Findings
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
The 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, held May 31 – June 1, in Chicago, afforded the opportunity to...
The Good, the Bad and the Good - Metastatic NSCLC Patient Experience
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Two years ago, almost to the day, I met a charming gentleman who had been diagnosed the preceding month with metastatic non...

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