2021 Year in Review: Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact healthcare across the globe. We are yet to see the full effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with cancer, including patients with non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). With the recent emergence of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, we expect this impact on healthcare and cancer care to continue. The Year in Review series is an important tool to reach audiences and provide timely and relevant information on treatment advances in the oncology setting.
Multidisciplinary tumor board members work closely to make the best clinical decisions for their patients with cancer to improve patient and institutional outcomes. Their decisions should be based on the clinical data of each patient in line with their own clinical and institutional guidelines.
Role of Exercise and Energy Conservation in the Management of Fatigue in Patients with NSCLC Receiving Immune-Oncology Therapy
Finding the right balance between cancer-induced fatigue and immune-oncology–induced fatigue and doing enough exercise to improve general health and better cancer outcomes is a fundamental part of treating patients with cancer. Finding this balance for patients with NSCLC receiving immune-oncology therapy is a key element of overall care for these patients.
Impact of Hyperglycemia in Patients with Advanced NSCLC with PD-L1 ≥50% Treated with Frontline Pembrolizumab
Diabetes is associated with increased risk for a number of cancers, including NSCLC. Patients with hyperglycemic NSCLC treated with pembrolizumab show poorer PFS and earlier tumor progression when compared with NSCLC patients with normal blood glucose levels.
Healthcare personnel’s understanding of patients’ feelings and empathy, along with steps to improve patients’ resilience, are seen as the most important factors in maintaining patients with cancer’s mental state, including maintaining their levels of anxiety and depression.
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