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Adult Stem Cells Also May be Cell Of Origin for Lung Cancer–UCLA Study by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 6:35am The tests are indicating that  many if not all cancers are caused by stem cells and if so they could be used as markers for more aggressive treatments for those patients who have cancerous stem cells. UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has more than 240 researchers and clinicians engaged in disease research, prevention, detection, ... 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 »
Less Invasive Lung Cancer Staging Looks Promising by Medline Plus Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 4:00pm Procedure could cut chest surgeries by 50 percent, researchers say Tuesday, November 23, 2010 TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) -- A less invasive method for finding out whether lung cancer has spread to the lymph nodes could prevent many unnecessary operations, a new study suggests. ... Read on »
Less Invasive Lung Cancer Staging Looks Promising by HealthFinder Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Procedure could cut chest surgeries by 50 percent, researchers say. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Experimental Drug Makes Lung Cancer Tumor Shrink In 90% Of Patients by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 8:48am Medical News Today An extremely promising experimental drug, called crizotinib for lung cancer patients with a specific gene has shrunk tumors in 90% of patients in a clinical study within two months, researchers from Pfizer. Inc. said. With expectations of just a 10% response rate to this new medication - which would ha ... Read on »
Diabetes Drugs Might Lower Risk of Lung Cancer by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 02 Nov 2010 1:55pm HealthDay News The findings, being presented Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians in Vancouver, back up preliminary data that some diabetes medications might protect against tobacco-induced lung cancer. “Patients who did not develop lung cancer had a much higher chance of taking ... Read on »
Treatment of Lung Cancer by LungHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the U.S. There are two main types-small cell accounts for about 15-20% of all lung cancer and usually spreads rapidly. Non-small cell is far more common. It accounts for the majority of lung cancers diagnosed and develops more slowly. For each type of this disease, there are several treatm ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Overview - Part 1 of 5 by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Tue 23 Apr 2013 12:00am There has been some remarkable progress in recent years in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. 160,000 Americans die annually from lung cancer making it second only to heart disease as a cause of death and slightly more than the next four cancers combined – breast, colon, pancreas and prostate.  This is largely because lung cancer ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Part 2 - Early Diagnosis by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Fri 26 Apr 2013 12:00am Most patients found to have lung cancer die within a year largely because their tumor has already spread, making treatment difficult. Now there is real reason to believe that lung cancer can be detected early and with it witness an improvement in cure. Given that 160,000 Americans die each year - more than the next four cancers combined – ... Read on »
Lung cancer to be treated using inhalers by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 14 Oct 2011 4:29am Researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, have developed a method of administering medication to lung cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. patients by inhalation as opposed to the cur ... Read on »