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Overcoming EGFR G724S-mediated osimertinib resistance through unique binding characteristics of second-generation EGFR inhibitors

*NATURE COMMUNICATIONS | (2018) 9:4655 | DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07078-0 | www.nature.com/naturecommunications * The emergence of acquired resistance against targeted drugs remains a major clinical challenge in lung adenocarcinoma patients. In a subgroup of these patients we identified an association between selection of EGFR T790M-negative but EGFR G724S-positive subclones and osimertinib resistance.…
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November 22, 2018
Stories

November Begins My Month of Thankfulness

By Donna Fernandez · November 9, 2018. I generally begin November by listing, day by day, that for which I am grateful. Some days, the only thing that really strikes me is that I got up that morning or that the sun is shining. Other days, I have a long list of things…
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November 13, 2018
Research

Bring Hope Home

http://egfrcancer.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/bring-hope-home-.jpg June 19th Living Room "Resistance to Targeted Therapy" Dr. Colin Blakely will be discussing all the questions about progression in your lung cancer and where to go and what to do. Dr. Blakely will be talking about what is happening in the research field from next generation therapies after progression from your…
cece
June 18, 2018
ResearchStories

A Mix-and-Match Approach to Treating Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

http://egfrcancer.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Teri-Kennedy.jpg *** This article was first posted on www.curetoday.com*** During summer 2015, Teri Kennedy was at a yoga festival in Squaw Valley, California, when she started to wheeze and had trouble breathing. The inhaler her doctor gave her didn’t help. When the then 51-year-old from Sacramento returned home, she went…
cece
May 1, 2018
AdvocacyResearch

How Can Patients Drive Research

If someone had told me when I was first diagnosed back in 2013 that I would be helping to drive lung cancer research, I would not have believed them. But, in my 4+ years of living with lung cancer, I have found myself getting increasingly involved in research advocacy work.…
cece
March 6, 2018