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Lecia V. Sequist, MD, MPH

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
Phone: (617) 724-4000

Lecia V. Sequist, MD, MPH

Massachusetts General Hospital


  • Associate Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Attending Physician, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital



  • Member, Clinical Science Coordinating Committee

Research Abstract

I am a clinical researcher at the Massachusets General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School. My focus is on EGFR mutation-positive lung cancer and resistance to targeted therapies.


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  • Li W, Reátegui E, Park MH, Castleberry S, Deng JZ, Hsu B, Mayner S, Jensen AE, Sequist LV, Maheswaran S, Haber DA, Toner M, Stott SL, Hammond PT. Biodegradable nano-films for capture and non-invasive release of circulating tumor cells. Biomaterials 2015; 65:93-102. PubMed
  • Scagliotti G, von Pawel J, Novello S, Ramlau R, Favaretto A, Barlesi F, Akerley W, Orlov S, Santoro A, Spigel D, Hirsh V, Shepherd FA, Sequist LV, Sandler A, Ross JS, Wang Q, von Roemeling R, Shuster D, Schwartz B. Phase III Multinational, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Tivantinib (ARQ 197) Plus Erlotinib Versus Erlotinib Alone in Previously Treated Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Nonsquamous Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol 2015. PubMed
  • Piotrowska Z, Niederst MJ, Karlovich CA, Wakelee HA, Neal JW, Mino-Kenudson M, Fulton L, Hata AN, Lockerman EL, Kalsy A, Digumarthy S, Muzikansky A, Raponi M, Garcia AR, Mulvey HE, Parks MK, DiCecca RH, Dias-Santagata D, Iafrate AJ, Shaw AT, Allen AR, Engelman JA, Sequist LV. Heterogeneity Underlies the Emergence of EGFRT790 Wild-Type Clones Following Treatment of T790M-Positive Cancers with a Third-Generation EGFR Inhibitor. 2015; 5:713-22. PubMed
  • Yang JC, Sequist LV, Geater SL, Tsai CM, Mok TS, Schuler M, Yamamoto N, Yu CJ, Ou SH, Zhou C, Massey D, Zazulina V, Wu YL. Clinical activity of afatinib in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer harbouring uncommon EGFR mutations: a combined post-hoc analysis of LUX-Lung 2, LUX-Lung 3, and LUX-Lung 6. Lancet Oncol. 2015; 16:830-8. PubMed
  • Gettinger SN, Horn L, Gandhi L, Spigel DR, Antonia SJ, Rizvi NA, Powderly JD, Heist RS, Carvajal RD, Jackman DM, Sequist LV, Smith DC, Leming P, Carbone DP, Pinder-Schenck MC, Topalian SL, Hodi FS, Sosman JA, Sznol M, McDermott DF, Pardoll DM, Sankar V, Ahlers CM, Salvati M, Wigginton JM, Hellmann MD, Kollia GD, Gupta AK, Brahmer JR. Overall Survival and Long-Term Safety of Nivolumab (Anti-Programmed Death 1 Antibody, BMS-936558, ONO-4538) in Patients With Previously Treated Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol 2015; 33:2004-12. PubMed
  • Kamdar MM, Doyle KP, Sequist LV, Rinehart TJ, Maytal G, Flores EJ, Mino-Kenudson M. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 17-2015. A 44-year-old woman with intractable pain due to metastatic lung cancer. N Engl J Med 2015; 372:2137-47. PubMed
  • Niederst MJ, Hu H, Mulvey HE, Lockerman EL, Garcia AR, Piotrowska Z, Sequist LV, Engelman JA. The allelic context of the C797S mutation acquired upon treatment with third generation EGFR inhibitors impacts sensitivity to subsequent treatment strategies. Clin Cancer Res 2015. PubMed
  • Sequist LV, Soria JC, Goldman JW, Wakelee HA, Gadgeel SM, Varga A, Papadimitrakopoulou V, Solomon BJ, Oxnard GR, Dziadziuszko R, Aisner DL, Doebele RC, Galasso C, Garon EB, Heist RS, Logan J, Neal JW, Mendenhall MA, Nichols S, Piotrowska Z, Wozniak AJ, Raponi M, Karlovich CA, Jaw-Tsai S, Isaacson J, Despain D, Matheny SL, Rolfe L, Allen AR, Camidge DR. Rociletinib in EGFR-mutated non-small-cell lung cancer. N Engl J Med 2015; 372:1700-9. PubMed
  • Lo PC, Dahlberg SE, Nishino M, Johnson BE, Sequist LV, Jackman DM, Jänne PA, Oxnard GR. Delay of treatment change after objective progression on first-line erlotinib in epidermal growth factor receptor-mutant lung cancer. Cancer 2015. PubMed
  • Oser MG, Niederst MJ, Sequist LV, Engelman JA. Transformation from non-small-cell lung cancer to small-cell lung cancer: molecular drivers and cells of origin. Lancet Oncol. 2015; 16:e165-e172. PubMed
  • Sequist LV. The Anticipated Next Season of EGFR Inhibitors. Oncologist 2015. PubMed
  • Arvold ND, Heidari P, Kunawudhi A, Sequist LV, Mahmood U. Tumor Hypoxia Response After Targeted Therapy in EGFR-Mutant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Proof of Concept for FMISO-PET. Technol. Cancer Res. Treat. 2015. PubMed
  • Reátegui E, Aceto N, Lim EJ, Sullivan JP, Jensen AE, Zeinali M, Martel JM, Aranyosi AJ, Li W, Castleberry S, Bardia A, Sequist LV, Haber DA, Maheswaran S, Hammond PT, Toner M, Stott SL. Tunable nanostructured coating for the capture and selective release of viable circulating tumor cells. Adv. Mater. Weinheim 2015; 27:1593-9. PubMed
  • Shuster M, Morley K, Logan J, Sequist LV, Shaw A, Fidias P, Kroshinsky D. Lipodermatosclerosis secondary to pemetrexed use. J Thorac Oncol 2015; 10:e11-2. PubMed
  • Heist RS, Duda DG, Sahani DV, Ancukiewicz M, Fidias P, Sequist LV, Temel JS, Shaw AT, Pennell NA, Neal JW, Gandhi L, Lynch TJ, Engelman JA, Jain RK. Improved tumor vascularization after anti-VEGF therapy with carboplatin and nab-paclitaxel associates with survival in lung cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015; 112:1547-52. PubMed
  • Yang JC, Wu YL, Schuler M, Sebastian M, Popat S, Yamamoto N, Zhou C, Hu CP, O'Byrne K, Feng J, Lu S, Huang Y, Geater SL, Lee KY, Tsai CM, Gorbunova V, Hirsh V, Bennouna J, Orlov S, Mok T, Boyer M, Su WC, Lee KH, Kato T, Massey D, Shahidi M, Zazulina V, Sequist LV. Afatinib versus cisplatin-based chemotherapy for EGFR mutation-positive lung adenocarcinoma (LUX-Lung 3 and LUX-Lung 6): analysis of overall survival data from two randomised, phase 3 trials. Lancet Oncol. 2015; 16:141-51. PubMed
  • Edelman MJ, Tan MT, Fidler MJ, Sanborn RE, Otterson G, Sequist LV, Evans TL, Schneider BJ, Keresztes R, Rogers JS, de Mayolo JA, Feliciano J, Yang Y, Medeiros M, Zaknoen SL. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter phase II study of the efficacy and safety of apricoxib in combination with either docetaxel or pemetrexed in patients with biomarker-selected non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol 2015; 33:189-94. PubMed
  • Wood DE, Kazerooni E, Baum SL, Dransfield MT, Eapen GA, Ettinger DS, Hou L, Jackman DM, Klippenstein D, Kumar R, Lackner RP, Leard LE, Leung AN, Makani SS, Massion PP, Meyers BF, Otterson GA, Peairs K, Pipavath S, Pratt-Pozo C, Reddy C, Reid ME, Rotter AJ, Sachs PB, Schabath MB, Sequist LV, Tong BC, Travis WD, Yang SC, Gregory KM, Hughes M. Lung cancer screening, version 1.2015: featured updates to the NCCN guidelines. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2015; 13:23-34; quiz 34. PubMed
  • Morgensztern D, Campo MJ, Dahlberg SE, Doebele RC, Garon E, Gerber DE, Goldberg SB, Hammerman PS, Heist RS, Hensing T, Horn L, Ramalingam SS, Rudin CM, Salgia R, Sequist LV, Shaw AT, Simon GR, Somaiah N, Spigel DR, Wrangle J, Johnson D, Herbst RS, Bunn P, Govindan R. Molecularly targeted therapies in non-small-cell lung cancer annual update 2014. J Thorac Oncol 2014; 10:S1-63. PubMed
  • Niederst MJ, Sequist LV, Poirier JT, Mermel CH, Lockerman EL, Garcia AR, Katayama R, Costa C, Ross KN, Moran T, Howe E, Fulton LE, Mulvey HE, Bernardo LA, Mohamoud F, Miyoshi N, VanderLaan PA, Costa DB, Jänne PA, Borger DR, Ramaswamy S, Shioda T, Iafrate AJ, Getz G, Rudin CM, Mino-Kenudson M, Engelman JA. RB loss in resistant EGFR mutant lung adenocarcinomas that transform to small-cell lung cancer. Nat Commun 2015; 6:6377. PubMed
  • Crystal AS, Shaw AT, Sequist LV, Friboulet L, Niederst MJ, Lockerman EL, Frias RL, Gainor JF, Amzallag A, Greninger P, Lee D, Kalsy A, Gomez-Caraballo M, Elamine L, Howe E, Hur W, Lifshits E, Robinson HE, Katayama R, Faber AC, Awad MM, Ramaswamy S, Mino-Kenudson M, Iafrate AJ, Benes CH, Engelman JA. Patient-derived models of acquired resistance can identify effective drug combinations for cancer. Science 2014; 346:1480-6. PubMed
  • Villaruz LC, Socinski MA, Abberbock S, Berry LD, Johnson BE, Kwiatkowski DJ, Iafrate AJ, Varella-Garcia M, Franklin WA, Camidge DR, Sequist LV, Haura EB, Ladanyi M, Kurland BF, Kugler K, Minna JD, Bunn PA, Kris MG. Clinicopathologic features and outcomes of patients with lung adenocarcinomas harboring BRAF mutations in the Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium. Cancer 2014. PubMed
  • Azzoli CG, Engelman J, Fidias P, Gainor JF, Heist RS, Lamont EB, Lennes IT, Rosovsky RP, Sequist LV, Shaw AT, Temel JS. Genotyping Lung Cancer Is an Investment in the Future. J Clin Oncol 2014. PubMed
  • Sullivan JP, Nahed BV, Madden MW, Oliveira SM, Springer S, Bhere D, Chi AS, Wakimoto H, Rothenberg SM, Sequist LV, Kapur R, Shah K, Iafrate AJ, Curry WT, Loeffler JS, Batchelor TT, Louis DN, Toner M, Maheswaran S, Haber DA. Brain Tumor Cells in Circulation Are Enriched for Mesenchymal Gene Expression. 2014. PubMed
  • Mak KS, Gainor JF, Niemierko A, Oh KS, Willers H, Choi NC, Loeffler JS, Sequist LV, Shaw AT, Shih HA. Significance of targeted therapy and genetic alterations in EGFR, ALK, or KRAS on survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with radiotherapy for brain metastases. 2014. PubMed
  • Camidge DR, Pao W, Sequist LV. Acquired resistance to TKIs in solid tumours: learning from lung cancer. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2014. PubMed
  • Kris MG, Johnson BE, Berry LD, Kwiatkowski DJ, Iafrate AJ, Wistuba II, Varella-Garcia M, Franklin WA, Aronson SL, Su PF, Shyr Y, Camidge DR, Sequist LV, Glisson BS, Khuri FR, Garon EB, Pao W, Rudin C, Schiller J, Haura EB, Socinski M, Shirai K, Chen H, Giaccone G, Ladanyi M, Kugler K, Minna JD, Bunn PA. Using multiplexed assays of oncogenic drivers in lung cancers to select targeted drugs. JAMA 2014; 311:1998-2006. PubMed
  • Miyamoto DT, Sequist LV, Lee RJ. Circulating tumour cells-monitoring treatment response in prostate cancer. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2014. PubMed
  • Luo X, Mitra D, Sullivan RJ, Wittner BS, Kimura AM, Pan S, Hoang MP, Brannigan BW, Lawrence DP, Flaherty KT, Sequist LV, McMahon M, Bosenberg MW, Stott SL, Ting DT, Ramaswamy S, Toner M, Fisher DE, Maheswaran S, Haber DA. Isolation and molecular characterization of circulating melanoma cells. Cell Rep 2014. PubMed
  • Yasuda H, Park E, Yun CH, Sng NJ, Lucena-Araujo AR, Yeo WL, Huberman MS, Cohen DW, Nakayama S, Ishioka K, Yamaguchi N, Hanna M, Oxnard GR, Lathan CS, Moran T, Sequist LV, Chaft JE, Riely GJ, Arcila ME, Soo RA, Meyerson M, Eck MJ, Kobayashi SS, Costa DB. Structural, biochemical, and clinical characterization of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 20 insertion mutations in lung cancer. Sci Transl Med 2013; 5:216ra177. PubMed
  • Pfäffle HN, Wang M, Gheorghiu L, Ferraiolo N, Greninger P, Borgmann K, Settleman J, Benes CH, Sequist LV, Zou L, Willers H. EGFR-activating mutations correlate with a Fanconi anemia-like cellular phenotype that includes PARP inhibitor sensitivity. Cancer Res 2013; 73:6254-63. PubMed
  • Yang JC, Hirsh V, Schuler M, Yamamoto N, O'Byrne KJ, Mok TS, Zazulina V, Shahidi M, Lungershausen J, Massey D, Palmer M, Sequist LV. Symptom control and quality of life in LUX-Lung 3: a phase III study of afatinib or cisplatin/pemetrexed in patients with advanced lung adenocarcinoma with EGFR mutations. J Clin Oncol 2013; 31:3342-50. PubMed
  • Sequist LV, Yang JC, Yamamoto N, O'Byrne K, Hirsh V, Mok T, Geater SL, Orlov S, Tsai CM, Boyer M, Su WC, Bennouna J, Kato T, Gorbunova V, Lee KH, Shah R, Massey D, Zazulina V, Shahidi M, Schuler M. Phase III study of afatinib or cisplatin plus pemetrexed in patients with metastatic lung adenocarcinoma with EGFR mutations. J Clin Oncol 2013; 31:3327-34. PubMed
  • Izar B, Sequist L, Lee M, Muzikansky A, Heist R, Iafrate J, Dias-Santagata D, Mathisen D, Lanuti M. The impact of EGFR mutation status on outcomes in patients with resected stage I non-small cell lung cancers. Ann Thorac Surg 2013; 96:962-8. PubMed
  • Socinski MA, Goldman J, El-Hariry I, Koczywas M, Vukovic V, Horn L, Paschold E, Salgia R, West H, Sequist LV, Bonomi P, Brahmer J, Chen LC, Sandler A, Belani CP, Webb T, Harper H, Huberman M, Ramalingam S, Wong KK, Teofilovici F, Guo W, Shapiro GI. A multicenter phase II study of ganetespib monotherapy in patients with genotypically defined advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Cancer Res 2013; 19:3068-77. PubMed
  • Ohashi K, Sequist LV, Arcila ME, Lovly CM, Chen X, Rudin CM, Moran T, Camidge DR, Vnencak-Jones CL, Berry L, Pan Y, Sasaki H, Engelman JA, Garon EB, Dubinett SM, Franklin WA, Riely GJ, Sos ML, Kris MG, Dias-Santagata D, Ladanyi M, Bunn PA, Pao W. Characteristics of Lung Cancers Harboring NRAS Mutations. Clin Cancer Res 2013. PubMed
  • Ozkumur E, Shah AM, Ciciliano JC, Emmink BL, Miyamoto DT, Brachtel E, Yu M, Chen PI, Morgan B, Trautwein J, Kimura A, Sengupta S, Stott SL, Karabacak NM, Barber TA, Walsh JR, Smith K, Spuhler PS, Sullivan JP, Lee RJ, Ting DT, Luo X, Shaw AT, Bardia A, Sequist LV, Louis DN, Maheswaran S, Kapur R, Haber DA, Toner M. Inertial focusing for tumor antigen-dependent and -independent sorting of rare circulating tumor cells. Sci Transl Med 2013; 5:179ra47. PubMed
  • Birkelbach M, Ferraiolo N, Gheorghiu L, Pfäffle HN, Daly B, Ebright MI, Spencer C, O'Hara C, Whetstine JR, Benes CH, Sequist LV, Zou L, Dahm-Daphi J, Kachnic LA, Willers H. Detection of impaired homologous recombination repair in NSCLC cells and tissues. J Thorac Oncol 2013; 8:279-86. PubMed
  • Pirl WF, Traeger L, Greer JA, Jackson V, Lennes IT, Gallagher E, Sequist L, Temel JS. Depression, survival, and epidermal growth factor receptor genotypes in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. 2013. PubMed
  • Yu M, Bardia A, Wittner BS, Stott SL, Smas ME, Ting DT, Isakoff SJ, Ciciliano JC, Wells MN, Shah AM, Concannon KF, Donaldson MC, Sequist LV, Brachtel E, Sgroi D, Baselga J, Ramaswamy S, Toner M, Haber DA, Maheswaran S. Circulating breast tumor cells exhibit dynamic changes in epithelial and mesenchymal composition. Science 2013; 339:580-4. PubMed
  • Goldberg SB, Oxnard GR, Digumarthy S, Muzikansky A, Jackman DM, Lennes IT, Sequist LV. Chemotherapy With Erlotinib or Chemotherapy Alone in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With Acquired Resistance to EGFR Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors. Oncologist 2013; 18:1214-20. PubMed
  • Heist RS, Mino-Kenudson M, Sequist LV, Tammireddy S, Morrissey L, Christiani DC, Engelman JA, Iafrate AJ. FGFR1 amplification in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. J Thorac Oncol 2012; 7:1775-80. PubMed
  • Sequist LV. ROS1-targeted therapy in non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 2012; 10:827-8. PubMed
  • Miyamoto DT, Lee RJ, Stott SL, Ting DT, Wittner BS, Ulman M, Smas ME, Lord JB, Brannigan BW, Trautwein J, Bander NH, Wu CL, Sequist LV, Smith MR, Ramaswamy S, Toner M, Maheswaran S, Haber DA. Androgen receptor signaling in circulating tumor cells as a marker of hormonally responsive prostate cancer. 2012; 2:995-1003. PubMed
  • Goldberg SB, Supko JG, Neal JW, Muzikansky A, Digumarthy S, Fidias P, Temel JS, Heist RS, Shaw AT, McCarthy PO, Lynch TJ, Sharma S, Settleman JE, Sequist LV. A phase I study of erlotinib and hydroxychloroquine in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol 2012; 7:1602-8. PubMed
  • Moran T, Sequist LV. Timing of epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy in patients with lung cancer with EGFR mutations. J Clin Oncol 2012; 30:3330-6. PubMed
  • Ohashi K, Sequist LV, Arcila ME, Moran T, Chmielecki J, Lin YL, Pan Y, Wang L, de Stanchina E, Shien K, Aoe K, Toyooka S, Kiura K, Fernandez-Cuesta L, Fidias P, Yang JC, Miller VA, Riely GJ, Kris MG, Engelman JA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Dias-Santagata D, Ladanyi M, Pao W. Lung cancers with acquired resistance to EGFR inhibitors occasionally harbor BRAF gene mutations but lack mutations in KRAS, NRAS, or MEK1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012; 109:E2127-33. PubMed
  • Yu M, Ting DT, Stott SL, Wittner BS, Ozsolak F, Paul S, Ciciliano JC, Smas ME, Winokur D, Gilman AJ, Ulman MJ, Xega K, Contino G, Alagesan B, Brannigan BW, Milos PM, Ryan DP, Sequist LV, Bardeesy N, Ramaswamy S, Toner M, Maheswaran S, Haber DA. RNA sequencing of pancreatic circulating tumour cells implicates WNT signalling in metastasis. Nature 2012; 487:510-3. PubMed
  • Neal JW, Sequist LV. Complex role of histone deacetylase inhibitors in the treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol 2012; 30:2280-2. PubMed
  • Heist RS, Sequist LV, Engelman JA. Genetic changes in squamous cell lung cancer: a review. J Thorac Oncol 2012; 7:924-33. PubMed
  • Sequist LV, Waltman BA, Dias-Santagata D, Digumarthy S, Turke AB, Fidias P, Bergethon K, Shaw AT, Gettinger S, Cosper AK, Akhavanfard S, Heist RS, Temel J, Christensen JG, Wain JC, Lynch TJ, Vernovsky K, Mark EJ, Lanuti M, Iafrate AJ, Mino-Kenudson M, Engelman JA. Genotypic and Histological Evolution of Lung Cancers Acquiring Resistance to EGFR Inhibitors. Sci Transl Med 2011; 3:75ra26. PubMed
  • Mak RH, Digumarthy SR, Muzikansky A, Engelman JA, Shepard JA, Choi NC, Sequist LV. Role of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in Predicting Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutations in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Oncologist 2011; 16:319-26. PubMed
  • Sequist LV, Gettinger S, Senzer NN, Martins RG, Jänne PA, Lilenbaum R, Gray JE, Iafrate AJ, Katayama R, Hafeez N, Sweeney J, Walker JR, Fritz C, Ross RW, Grayzel D, Engelman JA, Borger DR, Paez G, Natale R. Activity of IPI-504, a Novel Heat-Shock Protein 90 Inhibitor, in Patients With Molecularly Defined Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol 2010; 28:4953-60. PubMed
  • Neal JW, Heist RS, Fidias P, Temel JS, Huberman M, Marcoux JP, Muzikansky A, Lynch TJ, Sequist LV. Cetuximab Monotherapy in Patients with Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer After Prior Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy. J Thorac Oncol 2010; 5:1855-8. PubMed
  • Eichler AF, Kahle KT, Wang DL, Joshi VA, Willers H, Engelman JA, Lynch TJ, Sequist LV. EGFR mutation status and survival after diagnosis of brain metastasis in nonsmall cell lung cancer. 2010; 12:1193-9. PubMed
  • Kwak EL, Bang YJ, Camidge DR, Shaw AT, Solomon B, Maki RG, Ou SH, Dezube BJ, Jänne PA, Costa DB, Varella-Garcia M, Kim WH, Lynch TJ, Fidias P, Stubbs H, Engelman JA, Sequist LV, Tan W, Gandhi L, Mino-Kenudson M, Wei GC, Shreeve SM, Ratain MJ, Settleman J, Christensen JG, Haber DA, Wilner K, Salgia R, Shapiro GI, Clark JW, Iafrate AJ. Anaplastic lymphoma kinase inhibition in non-small-cell lung cancer. N Engl J Med 2010; 363:1693-703. PubMed
  • Stott SL, Hsu CH, Tsukrov DI, Yu M, Miyamoto DT, Waltman BA, Rothenberg SM, Shah AM, Smas ME, Korir GK, Floyd FP, Gilman AJ, Lord JB, Winokur D, Springer S, Irimia D, Nagrath S, Sequist LV, Lee RJ, Isselbacher KJ, Maheswaran S, Haber DA, Toner M. Isolation of circulating tumor cells using a microvortex-generating herringbone-chip. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010; 107:18392-7. PubMed
  • Heist RS, Fain J, Chinnasami B, Khan W, Molina JR, Sequist LV, Temel JS, Fidias P, Brainerd V, Leopold L, Lynch TJ. Phase I/II study of AT-101 with topotecan in relapsed and refractory small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol 2010; 5:1637-43. PubMed
  • Sequist LV, Besse B, Lynch TJ, Miller VA, Wong KK, Gitlitz B, Eaton K, Zacharchuk C, Freyman A, Powell C, Ananthakrishnan R, Quinn S, Soria JC. Neratinib, an irreversible pan-ErbB receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor: results of a phase II trial in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol 2010; 28:3076-83. PubMed
  • Neal JW, Sequist LV. Exciting new targets in lung cancer therapy: ALK, IGF-1R, HDAC, and Hh. Curr Treat Options Oncol 2010; 11:36-44. PubMed
  • Dias-Santagata D, Akhavanfard S, David SS, Vernovsky K, Kuhlmann G, Boisvert SL, Stubbs H, McDermott U, Settleman J, Kwak EL, Clark JW, Isakoff SJ, Sequist LV, Engelman JA, Lynch TJ, Haber DA, Louis DN, Ellisen LW, Borger DR, Iafrate AJ. Rapid targeted mutational analysis of human tumours: a clinical platform to guide personalized cancer medicine. EMBO Mol Med 2010; 2:146-58. PubMed
  • Stott SL, Lee RJ, Nagrath S, Yu M, Miyamoto DT, Ulkus L, Inserra EJ, Ulman M, Springer S, Nakamura Z, Moore AL, Tsukrov DI, Kempner ME, Dahl DM, Wu CL, Iafrate AJ, Smith MR, Tompkins RG, Sequist LV, Toner M, Haber DA, Maheswaran S. Isolation and characterization of circulating tumor cells from patients with localized and metastatic prostate cancer. Sci Transl Med 2010; 2:25ra23. PubMed
  • Neal JW, Sequist LV. Targeted therapies: optimal first-line therapy for NSCLC with EGFR mutations. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2010; 7:71-2. PubMed
  • Neal JW, Sequist LV. First-line use of EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors in patients with NSCLC containing EGFR mutations. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 2010; 8:119-26. PubMed
  • Turke AB, Zejnullahu K, Wu YL, Song Y, Dias-Santagata D, Lifshits E, Toschi L, Rogers A, Mok T, Sequist L, Lindeman NI, Murphy C, Akhavanfard S, Yeap BY, Xiao Y, Capelletti M, Iafrate AJ, Lee C, Christensen JG, Engelman JA, Jänne PA. Preexistence and clonal selection of MET amplification in EGFR mutant NSCLC. Cancer Cell 2010; 17:77-88. PubMed
  • Sequist LV. Protein degradation/chaperone system and histone deacetylase pathway. J Thorac Oncol 2009; 4:S1077-8. PubMed
  • Sequist LV, Fidias PM, Temel JS, Kolevska T, Rabin MS, Boccia RV, Burris HA, Belt RJ, Huberman MS, Melnyk O, Mills GM, Englund CW, Caldwell DC, Keck JG, Meng L, Jones M, Brown GL, Edelman MJ, Lynch TJ. Phase 1-2a multicenter dose-ranging study of canfosfamide in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel as first-line therapy for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol 2009; 4:1389-96. PubMed
  • Sequist LV, Fidias P, Heist RS, Ostler P, Muzikansky A, Lynch TJ. Brief report of biweekly pemetrexed and gemcitabine in elderly patients with non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol 2009; 4:1170-3. PubMed
  • Jackman DM, Miller VA, Cioffredi LA, Yeap BY, Jänne PA, Riely GJ, Ruiz MG, Giaccone G, Sequist LV, Johnson BE. Impact of epidermal growth factor receptor and KRAS mutations on clinical outcomes in previously untreated non-small cell lung cancer patients: results of an online tumor registry of clinical trials. Clin Cancer Res 2009; 15:5267-73. PubMed
  • Pirl WF, Solis J, Greer J, Sequist L, Temel JS, Lynch TJ. Epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors and depression. J Clin Oncol 2009; 27:e49-50; author reply e51. PubMed
  • Sequist LV,Engelman JA,Lynch TJ. Toward noninvasive genomic screening of lung cancer patients. J Clin Oncol 2009; 27:2589-91. PubMed
  • Sequist LV,Nagrath S,Toner M,Haber DA,Lynch TJ. The CTC-chip: an exciting new tool to detect circulating tumor cells in lung cancer patients. J Thorac Oncol 2009; 4:281-3. PubMed
  • Costa DB,Nguyen KS,Cho BC,Sequist LV,Jackman DM,Riely GJ,Yeap BY,Halmos B,Kim JH,Janne PA,Huberman MS,Pao W,Tenen DG,Kobayashi S. Effects of erlotinib in EGFR mutated non-small cell lung cancers with resistance to gefitinib. Clin Cancer Res 2008; 14:7060-7. PubMed
  • Chin TM,Quinlan MP,Singh A,Sequist LV,Lynch TJ,Haber DA,Sharma SV,Settleman J. Reduced Erlotinib sensitivity of epidermal growth factor receptor-mutant non-small cell lung cancer following cisplatin exposure: a cell culture model of second-line erlotinib treatment. Clin Cancer Res 2008; 14:6867-76. PubMed
  • Heist RS,Fidias P,Huberman M,Ardman B,Sequist LV,Temel JS,Lynch TJ. A phase II study of oxaliplatin, pemetrexed, and bevacizumab in previously treated advanced non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol 2008; 3:1153-8. PubMed
  • Maheswaran S,Sequist LV,Nagrath S,Ulkus L,Brannigan B,Collura CV,Inserra E,Diederichs S,Iafrate AJ,Bell DW,Digumarthy S,Muzikansky A,Irimia D,Settleman J,Tompkins RG,Lynch TJ,Toner M,Haber DA. Detection of mutations in EGFR in circulating lung-cancer cells. N Engl J Med 2008; 359:366-77. PubMed
  • Sequist LV,Settleman JE,Ackman JB,Iafrate AJ. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 23-2008. A 26-year-old man with back pain and a mass in the lung. N Engl J Med 2008; 359:405-14. PubMed
  • Lynch TJ Jr,Blumenschein GR Jr,Engelman JA,Espinoza-Delgado I,Govindan R,Hanke J,Hanna NH,Heymach JV,Hirsch FR,Janne PA,Lilenbaum RC,Natale RB,Riely GJ,Sequist LV,Shapiro GI,Shaw A,Shepherd FA,Socinski M,Sorensen AG,Wakelee HA,Weitzman A. Summary statement novel agents in the treatment of lung cancer: Fifth Cambridge Conference assessing opportunities for combination therapy. J Thorac Oncol 2008; 3:S107-12. PubMed
  • Sequist LV. First-generation epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors in EGFR mutation: positive non-small cell lung cancer patients. J Thorac Oncol 2008; 3:S143-5. PubMed
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