New advances made in the treatment of lung cancer

New advances made in the treatment of lung cancer. Clinical trials showed prolonged progression-free survival with checkpoint inhibitor therapy. The phase III PACIFIC trial demonstrated an overall survival benefit for the selective programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) checkpoint inhibitor durvalumab (Imfinzi) vs placebo in patients with unresectable stage III NSCLC

 

Durvalumab Improves Overall Survival in Unresectable Stage III NSCLC -Screen

 

More Information: http://www.ascopost.com/issues/october-25-2018/durvalumab-improves-overall-survival-in-unresectable-stage-iii-nsclc/?fbclid=IwAR0cdr2zqOZIVnHRcLnurXjxhj92SigqJCPFZFC57N8J9dRBxcpjRq58J5A

In an analysis published in JAMA Oncology the use of low-dose aspirin

Association of Analgesic Use With Risk of Ovarian Cancer in the Nurses’ Health Studies
Association of Analgesic Use With Risk of Ovarian Cancer in the Nurses’ Health Studies

In an analysis published in JAMA Oncology, the use of low-dose aspirin was associated with a reduced risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.

On the other hand, the use of nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) seems to be associated with an increased risk.

Read more:

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaoncology/article-abstract/2704211

 

 

Holistic and comprehensive treatment strategy

Dear blog reagders,

here at the Hallwang clinic we offer a holistic and comprehensive treatment strategy combining cutting-edge medical treatments along with complementary and supportive techniques offered by our experts at the clinic, such as Guided Imagery (Visualization) and Relaxation. Longstanding research has shown that Guided Imagery and Relaxation helps reduce adverse side effects during cancer treatments such as fatigue, pain, stress or anxiety, while some studies even suggest a boost of the immune system.

Holistic and comprehensive treatment strategy

Guided Imagery consists of relaxation plus gently focused and directed imagination. It is a process that involves sensate experiences as well as feelings that can be done by most everybody. Almost 100% of people who use this technique would recommend it to others. One can download various Guided Imagery and Relaxation recordings online.

In accordance with the research literature we offer personalized guided imagery with a trained psychologist as an optional part of the integrative cancer treatment here at Hallwang Clinic.

 

The Science Behind Guided Imagery
The Science Behind Guided Imagery

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/guided-imagery-cancer-patients_b_1026296