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Cetuximab Plus Chemotherapy Extends Survival for Advanced Lung Cancer by Posted Wed 29 Dec 2010 12:00am Cetuximab Plus Chemotherapy Extends Survival for Advanced Lung Cancer Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, vol. 5/no. 12, June 10, 2008 ( see the current issue ) Patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who received cetuximab (Erbitux) plus chemotherapy lived on ave ... Read on »
News digest – testicular cancer, proton beam therapy, lung cancer screening and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Aug 2013 12:00am The latest cancer news The week started with good news – almost all UK men with testicular cancer now survive their disease, according to figures we released on Monday. The Guardian and Daily Mail have more info. And men with advanced, incurable prostate cancer who are treated with the latest drugs have nearly three times the li ... Read on »
Data Links Air Pollution to Lung Cancer by A4M Posted Thu 08 Aug 2013 10:08pm Posted on Aug. 8, 2013, 6 a.m. in Environment Cancer Respiratory Air Pollution - image from Shutterstock Res ... Read on »
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 »
Small-cell vs. squamous-cell lung cancer by pathologystudent Posted Thu 01 Dec 2011 1:25pm     I received an email yesterday that had questions about a post from a couple years ago – and rather than bury the answers way back in 2009, I thought I’d make a new post. The questions provide a good foundation for discussing some of the morphologic differences between squamous cell carcinoma and small cell carcinoma, two com ... Read on »
Establishing clonality in multifocal nonsmall cell lung cancer by Mark Pool, MD Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 11:19am Up to 8% of nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients present with 2 or more anatomically separate lung tumors. Distinguishing between synchronous primary tumors and intrapulmonary metastases is an important clinical question because this determination significantly changes tumor staging and... Read on »
Gene Expression Changes in Nasal Cells May Help Identify Lung Cancer in Earliest Stages by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 15 May 2011 10:10pm American Thoracic Society Press Release ATS 2011, DENVER –A simple, minimally-invasive technique using cells from the interior of the nose could help clinicians detect lung cancer in its earliest – and most treatable – stages, according to a study conducted by researchers in Boston. The study will be presented at the ... Read on »
Non-small Cell Lung Cancer by LungHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Across the globe, and across the US, cigarettes continue to kill. EDWARD S. KIM, MD: If you just look at the United States figures, it's the leading cause of cancer-related death, both in men and in women: over 175,000 cases a year, and over 160,00 deaths a year. CHRISTOPHER G. AZZOLI, MD: If I were to list the top ten causes of ... Read on »
Gemcitaibne for non-small cell lung cancer in second line by Mark Levin Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 1:59pm Palliative chemotherapy for metastatic lung cancer is now standard. Platinum-based combinations were the first regimens to convincingly have an impact on survival and have been the standard of care in NSCLC. A European study showed that gemcitabine/cisplatin was essentiall equivalent to paclitaxel and a platin and the former became standard ... 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 »