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Super Patient: Craig Blower Fights Lung Cancer with Knowledge—and Humor

Robin Meadows | 22 Sep 2015

In 2010, Craig Blower had such a bad case of bronchitis that his doctor put him on steroids. Craig’s airways cleared up in a month or two, and he didn’t give it any more thought…

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To PD-L1 or Not to PD-L1: That Is the Question

Emma Shtivelman | 9 Sep 2015

These days, it seems that I write mostly about immune checkpoint blockade drugs, or some other new immunotherapy treatment for cancer. This post is no different…

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