In 10 seconds? Early-stage lung cancer patients who received both chemotherapy and checkpoint blockade inhibitor therapy before undergoing cancer removal surgery had better survival outcomes than those who received chemotherapy alone.

What’s the story? It seems that every single-agent cancer treatment trial recommends that combination therapy approaches (AKA combining multiple treatments) be tried next to improve treatment outcomes. But like everything in cancer, it’s not that simple. What agents should be combined and how? Finally, we’re starting to answer those questions for the cancer that kills the most people worldwide.

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