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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 Cancer.gov 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 »
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 »
An Improved Anti-Mesothelin Immunotoxin for Treatment of Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer by nih.gov 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 »
CT Scans for Lung Cancer Screening May Be Beneficial in Detecting COPD by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 10:04pm Among men who were current or former heavy smokers, undergoing lung cancer screening with computed tomography (CT) scanning identified a substantial proportion who had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), suggesting that this method may be helpful as an additional tool in detecting COPD, according to a stu ... Read on »
Lung Cancer and COPD - Raising Awareness This November by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 10:02pm Information from the American Lung Association It may be no coincidence that November is both Lung Cancer Awareness Month and COPD Awareness Month. Lung cancer and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) are two of the leading causes of death in America – and also among the most underappreciated. This November ... Read on »
UCLA Scientists Discover New Way to Wake Up Immune System Using Nanoscale Vaults to Delivery Treatment for Lung Cancer by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 May 2011 8:01pm The new delivery method to fight tumors could become an off the shelf treatment as a new way to fight advanced lung cancer. As the press release states this would be wake up call for the body’s own system to go after the tumor once it has awoken to the fact that one exists and attack.  There are no noted side effects and a while back we can al ... Read on »