Noteworthy studies presented at the 3rd European Lung Cancer Conference

April 11th, 2012
Abstracts submitted to the 3rd European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC), co-organized by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will be released today (12:00 CEST) and available at http://www.esmo.org/events/lung-2012-elcc/program.html. Detailed results will be presented during the ELCC 2012, 18-21 April 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Three studies have been indicated as noteworthy:

Abstract 164O

First perspective pre-planned and adequately sized study for evaluation of KRAS in non-small cell lung cancer patients who seem to have a higher risk of progression

Proffered Paper session, Thursday, April 19, 14:30-16:00, Room A&B

Abstract 166O

Favorable clinical benefit of potential new therapy with dacomitinib and improvements in common disease-related symptoms

Proffered Paper session, Thursday, April 19, 14:30-16:00, Room A&B

Abstract 77O

Validation of favorable prognostic role for survival of tumor lymphocytic infiltration in resectable non-small cell lung cancer

Proffered Paper session, Friday, April 20, 14:30-16:00, Room C

Provided by European Society for Medical Oncology

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