Cancer Control Journal

This peer-reviewed journal contains articles on the spectrum of actions and approaches needed to reduce the impact of human malignancy.

January 2014  | Volume 21, Number 1 

Early-Stage Lung Cancer


Thoracic Inspirations: Advances in the Diagnosis, Staging, and Treatment of Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer (PDF file: 61 MB)
Eric M. Toloza, MD, PhD



Lung Cancer Screening: Advantages, Controversies, and Applications (PDF file: 106 MB)
Prema Nanavaty, MD, Michael S. Alvarez, DO, and W. Michael Alberts, MD


Minimally Invasive Mediastinal Staging of Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Emphasis on Ultrasonography-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration
(PDF file:205 MB)
Cynthia L. Harris, MD, Eric M. Toloza, MD, PhD, Jason B. Klapman, MD, Shivakumar Vignesh, MD, Kathryn Rodriguez, BS, and Frank J. Kaszuba, MD


Systemic and Targeted Therapies for Early-Stage Lung Cancer (PDF file: 172 MB)
Elizabeth Byron, MD, and Mary Pinder-Schenck, MD

toc4.jpg Current Clinical Application of Genomic and Proteomic Profiling in Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer (PDF file: 176 MB)
Tawee Tanvetyanon, MD, Benjamin C. Creelan, MD, and Alberto A. Chiappori, MD
toc5.jpg Survivorship Issues for Patients With Lung Cancer (PDF file: 172 MB)
Christie L. Pratt Pozo, DHSc, Mary Ann A. Morgan, PhD, and Jhanelle E. Gray, MD

Special Reports

Temporal Trends in Demographics and Overall Survival of Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer Patients at Moffitt Cancer Center From 1986 to 2008 (PDF file: 143 MB)
Matthew B. Schabath, PhD, Zachary J. Thompson, PhD, and Jhanelle E. Gray, MD

Multidisciplinary Therapy of Stage IIIA Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Long-term Outcome of Chemoradiation With or Without Surgery (PDF file: 119 MB)
Charu Aggarwal, MD, Linna Li, MD, Hossein Borghaei, DO, Ranee Mehra, MD, Neeta Somaiah, MD, Aruna Turaka, MD, Corey J. Langer, MD, and George R. Simon, MD

Incidence and Outcomes of Chemotherapy and Radiation in Morbidly Obese Patients With Locally Advanced Lung and Esophageal Cancers: A Single-Institution Experience (PDF file: 98 MB)
Krishna Patel, MD, Elisabeth K. Stephens, PhD, Robert C. Miller, MD, and Aminah Jatoi, MD

Advanced EGFR Mutation-Positive Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Case Report, Literature Review, and Treatment Recommendations (PDF file: 168 MB)
Andrew Kuykendall, MD, and Alberto Chiappori, MD

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibitors: Coming of Age (PDF file: 111 MB)
Amit Mahipal, MD, Nishi Kothari, MD, and Shilpa Gupta, MD

Update on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Lung Cancer (PDF file: 487 MB)
Benjamin C. Creelan, MD

Quality of Care of Patients With Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Report of a Performance Improvement Initiative (PDF file: 123 MB)
Fred R. Hirsch, MD, PhD, Robert M. Jotte, MD, PhD, Carolyn A. Berry, PhD, William A. Mencia, MD, Stephanie A. Stowell, MPhil, and Allison J. Gardner, PhD



Ten Best Readings Relating to Lung Cancer (PDF file: 61 MB)



Correction to disclosure information for Vol. 20, No. 4, October 2013 Supplement.

Independent Reviewer: Lodovico Balducci, MD, is on the speakers’ bureau and serves as a consultant and advisory board member for Amgen, Inc. He is also on the speakers’ bureau for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd, and Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

Independent Reviewer: Bijal Shah, MD, serves on the advisory board & speakers’ bureau for Celgene, Inc. He also serves on the speakers’ bureau for Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies for Johnson & Johnson and Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and is on the NCCN subcommittee for acute lymphocytic leukemia and the SWOG subcommittee for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.


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About the art in this issue:

Dorothy Fox, a Chicago-born artist, resides in the rural Northeast and South Florida. She exhibits her artwork regularly in both of these areas as a juried member of regional art associations, including the Boca Raton Museum Artists Guild in Florida and the Northeast Watercolor Society as a signature member. She has studied watercolor, her primary medium, with well-known members of the American Watercolor Society. As an oil painter, she studied painting the figure with Isaac Soyer at the New School in New York and studied drawing with Graham Nixon at the Studio School in New York. Her work is included in numerous private and corporate collections. More of her art can be seen at

Homestretch. Acrylic on canvas, 11″ × 14″.

Table of Contents:
Solitude. Acrylic on canvas, 36″ × 36″.
Rough Seas. Acrylic on canvas, 36″ × 36″.
Old City. Acrylic on canvas, 30″ × 30″.
Morning Walk. Acrylic on canvas, 30″ × 30″.
Lunchtime in Pienza. Watercolor on paper, 22″ × 30″.