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Choosing Therapy For Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer: What Are The Criteria?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Pancreatic cancer afflicts 53,000 patients each year in the U.S. and has overtaken breast cancer as the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States.    While newer chemotherapy combinations have had some impact, the gains have...
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...
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...
Cancer Patients, Genetic Testing and Clinical Outcomes
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Two years ago in this blog, I described a young man with an aggressive non-small cell lung cancer. Following his diagnosis he...
The Information Disconnect - Genomics vs Human Cancer Biology
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
I recently had an interesting conversation with a physician regarding her patient with an aggressive breast cancer. A portion...
A Tale of Two Trials - AML & Stage 3 Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
As I read through the November 10 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology there were two very different but highly...
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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