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Lung cancer metastasis: new drugs in the market? by Dr. Nagaraj Posted Thu 05 Nov 2009 5:12am Lung cancer: The lungs are a pair of cone-shaped breathing organs in the chest. The lungs bring oxygen into the body as you breathe in. They release carbon dioxide, a waste product of the body’s cells, as you breathe out. Each lung has sections called lobes. The left lung has two lobes. The right lung is slightly larger and has three lobes. Tw ... Read on »
Mucinous bronchioloalveolar carcinoma of lung and ALK mutation by Mark Pool, MD Posted Mon 19 Jul 2010 9:06pm Last month I received a generous note from a patient who responded to a previous post on molecular markers in lung cancer from the USCAP 2010 meeting.  I made the statement that "every adenocarcinoma should be tested for EGFR mutation (with the exception of mucinous ACa/BAC which are always KRAS mutants)."  This patient's experience should c ... Read on »
Lepidic growth of articles about bronchioloalveolar carcinoma of lung (!) by Mark Pool, MD Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 9:03pm Literally within minutes of publishing my previous post following up on a digital case challenge on bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) of the lung, I discover this month's (October 2010) Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine on my desk which contains a nice article by Lindsay Schmidt and Jeffrey Myers titled, "Bronchioloalveolar Carc ... Read on »
Novel Lung Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Fighting Early-Stage Lung Cancer by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm An experimental vaccine that triggers the patient’s immune system to identify and attack specific tumor cells is showing new promise for the treatment of early lung cancer. Thoracic surgeons at Rush University Medical Center are researching the vaccine called MAGE-A3 Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic, which is designed to kill cancer ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Alliance-Georgia Hails Senate Leadership on Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009 by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance-Georgia (LCA-GA) acknowledged Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) for their leadership and support in establishing the first ever multi-agency, comprehensive program targeted at lung cancer. Entitled Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009, S.332 authorizes a five year pr ... Read on »
Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT:Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who w by Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 9:00pm Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT: Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who were screened with low-dose spiral CT than with chest X-ray The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is today releasing initial results from a large-scale test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lun ... Read on »
Small cell lung cancer (S ... by Mark Levin Posted Tue 19 Jul 2011 10:11am Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is different and distinct from other lung cancers, called non–small-cell lung cancers (NSCLCs), because SCLC exhibits aggressive behavior, with rapid growth, early spread to distant sites, exquisite sensitivity to chemotherapy and radiation, and frequent association with distinct paraneoplastic syndromes. NCI (P ... Read on »
Fruit variety linked to lung cancer prevention by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 25 Nov 2010 12:00am Eating five portions of fruit and vegetables per day is one of the dietary means that experts most frequently recommend for preventing cancer. Now, the European EPIC study carried out by researchers from 10 countries has shown that, in the case ... Read on »
Lung Cancer by Weight Master E. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Dec 2008 10:02am I have a cousin dying of lung cancer. She has been a heavy smoker most of her life. She has had chemotherapy twice and has elected to not take anymore. So unless the Lord heals her, the doctors do not give her any hope. Please keep her in your prayers. Because of her sickness, I have done some research of my own about lung cancer. Lung cancer ... Read on »