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Precision Surgery without Anaesthetic (or Knife) – The Future of Cancer Medicine has arrived by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 20 Nov 2009 10:02pm Dr Chris Nutting has written an article in plain English entitled, Cyberknife – A Novel Treatment Solution. This really does seem to be an excellent example of how technology is altering the entire landscape of modern medicine. It really is quite simple, modern imaging methods can accurately map the extent of the cancer and this information can b ... 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 »
A personal experience of treating lung cancer patients by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 May 2012 12:00am What is it like to work as a lung cancer nurse? Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world. Over 1.6 million people across the globe were diagnosed with the disease in 2008 (the last comprehensive count). That’s more than 4,300 people every day. But these chilling numbers aren’t the ones we think of, or are aware of, when w ... Read on »
An Improved Anti-Mesothelin Immunotoxin for Treatment of Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer by Posted Mon 04 Jul 2011 8:00pm Description of Invention: Mesothelin is a cell surface glycoprotein that is highly expressed in many cancers (e.g., malignant mesothelioma, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, and pancreatic cancer). Because of its differential expression, mesothelin is an excellent target for the selective killing of cancer cells. For instance, an ... Read on »
New Drug Shows Promise Against Certain Lung Cancers by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 2:11pm HealthDay News An experimental cancer drug is proving effective in treating the lung cancers of some patients whose tumors carry a certain genetic mutation, new studies show. Because the mutation can be present in other forms of cancer including a rare form of sarcoma (cancer of the soft tissue), childhood neurobla ... Read on »
Facing Lung Cancer – a New Patient Support Website from the American Lung Association by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 10 Nov 2012 12:00am Facing Lung Cancer: Support from Day One- the new web-based resource from the American Lung Association offers information, guidance and support for those living with lung cancer and their loved ones. Facing Lung Cancer concentrates on the most important information that people affected by lung cancer need from day one of their diagnosis. V ... Read on »
Winship Cancer Institute study may provide a ray of hope for some lung cancer patients: by Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 10:11pm Winship Cancer Institute study may provide a ray of hope for some lung cancer patients: NCI Cancer Center News A new treatment standard may be in the making for some patients with lung cancer, a study by the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University suggests. More patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that is locally ad ... Read on »