Lung Cancer

Combination Therapies Could Help Treat Fatal Lung Cancers

Combining a new class of drug with two other compounds can significantly shrink lung tumors in mice and human cancer cells, new research shows. The study looked at G12C KRAS inhibitors, a new type of drug that targets a specific mutation that can...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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Electronic Nose Analysis May Predict Response To Anti-pd-1 Therapy In Nsclc

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- For patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), responders and nonresponders can be differentiated by a metal oxide semiconductor electronic nose (eNose) analysis of exhaled breath before starting antiprogrammed...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Semiconductors

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Taking Baby Aspirin Improves Overall Survival For Patients With Head & Neck, Lung Cancer

In companion presentations at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, doctors from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center report new evidence that low-dose aspirin and other anti-inflammatories may improve survival...
Related topics: Aspirin, American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology

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This Device Can Recommend The Best Cancer Treatment — Using Just A Patient's Breath

A patient breathes into the eNose, a tool designed to determine effective cancer treatments for lung cancer patients. (Credit: Amsterdam University Medical Centers) The newest cancer sniffer might not be as cute as a sharp-nosed canine, but it...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Breast Cancer Drugs May Inflame Lungs Per Fda Safety Alert

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Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration, Medical Research, Novartis, Merck & Co

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Vapers Are Turning To Cigarettes To Wean Themselves Off Juuls

E-cigarettes, long touted as a healthier way to move off the original cancer sticks, suddenly face an alarming bad rap: mysterious lung diseases; random explosions during use; a link with cancer and heart disease. At the same time, the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Genetics Plus Ct Highly Prognostic For Smokers' Lung Cancer Risk

(MedPage Today) -- MicroRNA analysis creates potential for personalized screening
Related topics: Genetics, Smoking, Cancer, Oncology, MicroRNA

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Metformin With Tkis Improves Survival In Advanced Lung Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Trial tested 1st-generation EGFR-TKIs, but RCTs with 2nd-gen inhibitors with metformin are needed
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Usa Today Best-selling Author Anne Rivers Siddons Dies At 83

The southern author of 19 novels passed away from lung cancer       
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Breast Cancer Drugs May Severely Inflame Lungs, Fda Warns

CDK 4/6 inhibitors may cause rare but severe inflammation of the lungs. Clinicians asked to watch for new or worsening respiratory symptoms. News Alerts
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration

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Same But Different: Unique Cancer Traits Key To Targeted Therapies

Researchers have discovered that the key to personalized therapies for some types of lung cancers may be to focus on their differences, not their similarities.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Markey Researchers Discover Role Of Nuclear Glycogen In Non-small Cell Lung Cancers

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have made a breakthrough discovery that solves a mystery long forgotten by science and have identified a potentially novel avenue in pre-clinical models to treat non-small cell lung...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Lung Cancer Screening Can Detect Other Smoking Ills

THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 -- CT lung cancer screening can detect other serious smoking-related conditions, such as heart disease, osteoporosis and emphysema, researchers say. Medical experts consider lung cancer screening an effective way to detect...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Smoking, Cardiovascular Disease, Osteoporosis, Medical Research

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Breakthrough For Vats In Early Lung Cancer?

(MedPage Today) -- Similar oncologic outcomes, less pain, fewer adverse events than open surgery
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Als Has Paralyzed His Body. Activism, His Family And Love Are Keeping Him Resilient.

Lucy Kalanithi, whose neurosurgeon husband died of lung cancer, interviews Ady Barkan, who remains a committed advocate for health care despite his illness.
Related topics: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Activism, Cancer, Oncology

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Tmb In Lung Cancer: 'not Ready For Prime Time'

(MedPage Today) -- No association between tumor mutational burden and outcomes in three trials
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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New Data Challenge Current Standard In Treating Egfr+ Lung Cancer

Dr Mark Kris discusses three new and 'disruptive' studies presented at ASCO showing that we 'need to do more' with EGFR-mutant NSCLC. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, American Society Of Clinical Oncology

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Amgen’s Lung Cancer Study Needs To Take A Breather

Amgen shares dropped on Monday after the firm released additional data from its early-stage lung cancer study. Specifically this data is coming from the ongoing Phase 1 study evaluating AMG 510 in...
Related topics: Amgen, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Can A Vaping Health Crisis Be Avoided?

In January 1964, then-US surgeon general Luther Terry released the first report identifying cigarettes as a cause of lung cancer. He knew his words wouldn’t…
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Progress, Bright Future On Display At Wclc

(MedPage Today) -- Latest developments in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and molecular biology of lung cancer
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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