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Volume 05 Issue 6
November 2017

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Concurrence of nivolumab-induced interstitial lung disease and cancer invasion
Osamu Kanai, Koichi Nakatani, Kohei Fujita, Misato Okamura and Tadashi Mio
DOI: 10.1002/rcr2.257

Nivolumab-related intersitital lung disease (ILD) may concur with cancer invasion in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. These conditions are difficult to distinguish from each other by computed tomography (CT) findings, and in such cases, aggressive biopsy should be considered.

Fatal diffuse alveolar haemorrhage mimicking acute exacerbation in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis treated with nintedanib
Keishi Sugino, Yasuhiko Nakamura, Muneyuki Sekiya, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Kazutoshi Shibuya and Sakae Homma
DOI: 10.1002/rcr2.258

Fatal diffuse alveolar haemorrhage (DAH) in this patient could have been induced by the use of aspirin and rhTM in addition to nintedanib.

The novel 19G endobronchial USS (EBUS) needle samples processed as tissue "core biopsies" facilitate PD-L1 and other biomarker testing in lung cancer specimens: case report and the view point from the Respiratory Physician and the Pathologist
Samantha Herath and Wendy A Cooper
DOI: 10.1002/rcr2.271

The novel 19G EBUS needle samples could be maximally utilized for Programmed Death Ligand (PD-L1) testing when processed in formalin as "micro core-biopsies".

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