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Review Article

Epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors for the treatment of central nervous system metastases from non-small cell lung cancer: the present and the future
Claudia Proto, Martina Imbimbo, Rosaria Gallucci, Angela Brissa, Diego Signorelli, Milena Vitali, Marianna Macerelli, Giulia Corrao, Monica Ganzinelli, Francesca Gabriella Greco, Marina Chiara Garassino, Giuseppe Lo Russo
Achievements and future developments of ALK-TKIs in the management of CNS metastases from ALK-positive NSCLC
Lorenza Landi, Federico Cappuzzo
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and central nervous system (CNS) metastases: role of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) and evidence in favor or against their use with concurrent cranial radiotherapy
Panagiota Economopoulou, Giannis Mountzios
State of the art of chemotherapy for the treatment of central nervous system metastases from non-small cell lung cancer
Alessandro Inno, Vincenzo Di Noia, Ettore D’Argento, Alessandra Modena, Stefania Gori
Anti-angiogenetic therapies for central nervous system metastases from non-small cell lung cancer
Consuelo Buttigliero, Valentina Bertaglia, Silvia Novello
Are immune checkpoint blockade monoclonal antibodies active against CNS metastases from NSCLC?—current evidence and future perspectives
Grainne M. O’Kane, Natasha B. Leighl
Defining the endpoints: how to measure the efficacy of drugs that are active against central nervous system metastases
Alessandra Fabi, Antonello Vidiri

Case Report

A rare case of palatin tonsillar metastasis from small cell lung cancer
Chiara D’Antonio, Alberto Lombardini, Concetta Elisa Onesti, Rosa Falcone, Adriana Romiti, Marianna Lombardi, Salvatore Lauro, Paolo Marchetti
Unexpected long survival of brain oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with multimodal treatment: a single-center experience and review of the literature
Concetta Elisa Onesti, Daniela Iacono, Silvia Angelini, Salvatore Lauro, Marco Mazzotta, Mario Alberto Occhipinti, Raffaele Giusti, Paolo Marchetti
Metastatic lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung treated with nivolumab: a case report and focused review of literature
Chul Kim, Arun Rajan, Pedro A. Debrito, Giuseppe Giaccone

Maintenance Therapy

Maintenance therapy in non-small cell lung cancer
Gerald Schmid-Bindert

Review Articles

Management of ground-glass opacities: should all pulmonary lesions with ground-glass opacity be surgically resected?
Yoshihisa Kobayashi, Tetsuya Mitsudomi
KRAS mutant NSCLC, a new opportunity for the synthetic lethality therapeutic approach
Javier de Castro Carpeño, Cristóbal Belda-Iniesta
Irreversible EGFR-TKIs: dreaming perfection
Lorenza Landi, Federico Cappuzzo
Angiogenesis in cancer: anti-VEGF escape mechanisms
Gerald W. Prager, Marina Poettler, Matthias Unseld, Christoph C. Zielinski
MET inhibition in lung cancer
Jessica Menis, Matteo Giaj Levra, Silvia Novello
Activated RET and ROS: two new driver mutations in lung adenocarcinoma
Marc Bos, Masyar Gardizi, Hans-Ulrich Schildhaus, Reinhard Buettner, Juergen Wolf
Statistical considerations and endpoints for clinical lung cancer studies: can progression free survival (PFS) substitute overall survival (OS) as a valid endpoint in clinical trials for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer?
Lothar R Pilz, Christian Manegold, Gerald Schmid-Bindert
Potential toxicities of prophylactic cranial irradiation
Frank A. Giordano, Grit Welzel, Yasser Abo-Madyan, Frederik Wenz
ALK and ROS1 as a joint target for the treatment of lung cancer: a review
Raimon Puig de la Bellacasa, Niki Karachaliou, Roger Estrada-Tejedor, Jordi Teixidó, Carlota Costa, José I. Borrell
HER2 driven non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): potential therapeutic approaches
Ana Christina Garrido-Castro, Enriqueta Felip
From tissue to molecular phenotyping: Pre-analytical requirements
Thomas R. Muley, Felix JF. Herth, Philipp A. Schnabel, Hendrik Dienemann, Michael Meister
BRAF mutant non-small cell lung cancer and treatment with BRAF inhibitors
José Miguel Sánchez-Torres, Santiago Viteri, Miguel Angel Molina, Rafael Rosell
Role of HGF/MET axis in resistance of lung cancer to contemporary management
Kanwal Pratap Singh Raghav, Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, George R. Blumenschein Jr
Are three doses of SABR (stereotactic ablative radiotherapy) more effective than 30 doses of conventional radiotherapy?
Anna O. Simeonova, Katharina Fleckenstein, Hans-Jörg Wertz, Judit Boda-Heggemann, Frederik Wenz
Cetuximab in non-small-cell lung cancer
Robert Pirker, Martin Filipits
FGFR1 amplifications in squamous cell carcinomas of the lung: diagnostic and therapeutic implications
Hans-Ulrich Schildhaus, Lucia Nogova, Jürgen Wolf, Reinhard Buettner
MET inhibitors in combination with other therapies in non-small cell lung cancer
Sukhmani Padda, Joel W. Neal, Heather A. Wakelee
Adaptive resistance to targeted therapies in cancer
Rafael Rosell, Niki Karachaliou, Daniela Morales-Espinosa, Carlota Costa, Miguel Angel Molina, Irene Sansano, Amaya Gasco, Santiago Viteri, Bartomeu Massuti, Jia Wei, María González Cao, Alejandro Martínez Bueno
Inhibition of insulin-like growth factor receptor: end of a targeted therapy?
Rathi N. Pillai, Suresh S. Ramalingam

Original Article

Prognostic value of Twist in lung cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
Junli Zeng, Ping Zhan, Guannan Wu, Wen Yang, Wenjun Liang, Tangfeng Lv, Yong Song
The suitability of small biopsy and cytology specimens for EGFR and other mutation testing in non-small cell lung cancer
Shu Wang, Bing Yu, Chiu Chin Ng, Belinda Mercorella, Christina I. Selinger, Sandra A. O’Toole, Wendy A. Cooper
Itraconazole can inhibit malignant pleural effusion by suppressing lymphangiogenesis in mice
Yunfen Wang, Yanwen Yao, Hongbin Liu, Xingqun Ma, Tangfeng Lv, Dongmei Yuan, Xinwu Xiao, Jie Yin, Yong Song
Ratio of maximum standardized uptake value to primary tumor size is a prognostic factor in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Fangfang Chen, Yanwen Yao, Chunyan Ma, Xingqun Ma, Zhaofeng Wang, Tangfeng Lv, Xinwu Xiao, Jie Yin, Yong Song

Original Article

BRAF mutations in non-small cell lung cancer
Peter P. Luk, Bing Yu, Chiu Chin Ng, Belinda Mercorella, Christina Selinger, Trina Lum, Steven Kao, Sandra A. O’Toole, Wendy A. Cooper

Review Article

Beyond ALK-RET, ROS1 and other oncogene fusions in lung cancer
Takashi Kohno, Takashi Nakaoku, Koji Tsuta, Katsuya Tsuchihara, Shingo Matsumoto, Kiyotaka Yoh, Koichi Goto
Overview of clinicopathologic features of ALK-rearranged lung adenocarcinoma and current diagnostic testing for ALK rearrangement
Hyojin Kim, Jin-Haeng Chung

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Association of the metformin with the risk of lung cancer: a meta-analysis
Li Wang, Yong Song, Guan-Nan Wu, Dong-Mei Yuan

Editorials

Dulanermin in cancer therapy: Still much to do
Cristina Quintavalle, Gerolama Condorelli

Review Articles

EGFR molecular testing in African-American non-small cell lung cancer patients - a review of discrepant data
Bradley T. Clifford, Pingfu Fu, Nathan A. Pennell, Balazs Halmos, Rom S. Leidner
Copy number gains of FGFR1 and 3q chromosome in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung
Pedro Mendez, Jose Luis Ramirez
Role of HGF/MET axis in resistance of lung cancer to contemporary management
Kanwal Pratap Singh Raghav, Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, George R. Blumenschein Jr
Circulating soluble intercellular adhesion Molecule-1 in lung cancer: a systematic review
Xiaoling Gu, Chunyan Ma, Dongmei Yuan, Yong Song

Onartuzumab plus erlotinib

Targeting MET in NSCLC: looking for a needle in a haystack
Lorenza Landi, Federico Cappuzzo

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