Treatment options

Information on current treatment options and emerging treatments, including quality of life issues.


Another Vaccine in trial: nsclc AND sclc (and more)

  • By AnnikaH · New reply yesterday at 5:46 pm
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  • Friends, This is very interesting. Pilot Study of Allogeneic Tumor Cell Vaccine With Metronomic Oral Cyclophosphamide and Celecoxib in Patients Undergoing Resection of Lung and Esophageal Cancers, Thymic ...

Cannabis Oil

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  • By Bobby1982 (Inactive) · New reply yesterday at 4:54 pm
  • 539 replies
  • I've been reading some articles on cannabis oil, or just THC for that matter, offering a possible cure for cancer. I know it's not widely accepted in the medical field, then again our government isn't ...

Personalized Medicine-"MOST"

  • By davstar · Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Good Evening---As I was wondering around tonight exploring one of my favorite past times searching clinical trials I stumbled upon a trial over in the PIk3ca Group Named. "MOST" Well---I looked around ...

Scared and Alone

  • By jacci0524 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • 16 replies
  • I quit smoking after 33 years just 2 weeks before my Mom died from lung cancer in November 2011. She had quit 13 years earlier and died 7 weeks after diagnosis. Then Dad died from lung cancer 11 days ...

PD-1 and PD-L1 Inhibitors ... Recent News

  • By Dwindle · New reply April 14, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • Dear Inspire Friends, This may be of interest to those who are seeking out or are on Trials of PD-1 or PD-L1 Inhibitors ...

LDK378/Hsp 90 Inhibitors

  • By AxelJen95 · New reply April 11, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Hi All Just wondering if anyone has experience with this (LDK378/HSP 90 inhibitor) trial. Looking for treatment options after 3 Alk inhibitors is tough. We are post Xalkori /Alectinib/LDK378 now. All ...

Anti-PD-1 for NSCLC email group

  • By FeistyD · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 263 replies
  • I'm hoping to start an email group for those of us with lung cancer in anti-PD-1 trials (similar to the Lucanix email group). So far everyone in the trial that I have met at my clinic has melanoma, not ...

Started Tarceva

  • By Dickie · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • Hi Everyone, Well, I FINNALLY started Tarceva. Getting my sister situated and then actually having the prescription filled took a lot longer than I thought it would. I've only been taking it for two days ...

wasabi japonica

  • By raisin1957 · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Just interested to know if anyone out there is using wasabi japonica as a supplement. I have read and heard that it is a cancer fighter ...

I am worried

  • By annieddd · New reply April 5, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • I was diagnosed in June 2011 with bronchi alveolar carcinoma had a right lower lobectomy which I recovered quite well from. First scan after showed NED then next one showed some ground glass nodules ...

PD1/PDL1 Therapies

  • By idonebooks · New reply April 3, 2014
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  • I am wondering if all the PD1/PDL1 therapies (BMS Nivolumab, Merck MK 3475, Genentech's MPDL3280) have similar response rates? Does any one have information or links on this? In looking for a clinical ...

where can we treat a lung cancer better?

  • By jabek · New reply April 3, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • Hi, Everybody. greetings from china. we are live in the far west of china. Unfortunately, my uncle diagnosed of lung cancer several month ago. the medical treatment in china for lung cancer was not good ...

Medical Profiles

  • By C-in-Oz · New reply April 2, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I've just filled in the questionnaire about my medical profile. Now I'm wondering if it was genuinely from Inspire as it is so badly thought out. Compared to most members I have had minimal tests, treatment ...

MRI results

  • By Goldie21 · New reply March 30, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Well I got the results back from my MRI tests and they came back with 2 herniated discs at the L4 and L5 with sciatic nerves and I'm developing arthritis in my spine along with it too! My doc has scheduled ...

CO-1686 provides meaningful and long-term benefit...

  • By Sallid · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • 4th European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC), Geneva, March 27, 2014 “CO-1686 provides meaningful and long-term benefit for patients who until now have had limited, if any, options. I am very enthusiastic ...

Who Has Been to China

  • By Walker12 · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Who has actually been to China and had NGPDT? Anyone with personal, first hand experience, can you share? Thank you ...

What next/T790 M

  • By aar · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hello everyone. I'm writing on behalf of my mother, also a nonsmoking young otherwise vibrant E Indian woman. She was diagnosed w EGFR 19+ disease in May 2009. Her disease has T790 M (2013). Briefly ...

Immunotherapy Data Heralds New Era Of Lung Cancer Treatment Read more at ht

  • By TriciaMMurray · New reply March 28, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • I just received this and thought I should share: Immunotherapy Data Heralds New Era Of Lung Cancer Treatment otherapy-data-heralds-new-era-lung-cance r-treatment ...

At 2-3 PM CDTWebinar Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update.

  • By AnnikaH · New reply March 27, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Don't Miss this!!! "Thursday, March 27, 2014, webinar Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update. Register at: 6752086 Join Duane Mitchell, MD, PhD and ...


  • By Charleen · New reply March 24, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Breast cancer survivor in my 5year celebration. In February they removed a enlarge lymph node in my neck,biopsy shows no breast cancer but suspicious damage from radiation or a new type of cancer. Have ...
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