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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 »
Beverly Hills Rhinoplasty Expert Explains The Benefits Of Nose Reconstruction After Skin Cancer by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Jan 2014 7:00pm In response to Bruce Jenner’s recent Mohs surgery to remove skin cancer from his nose, Beverly Hills rhinoplasty surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, explains the procedure as well as nasal reconstruction for patients with skin cancer in the area. A recently published article revealed that Bruce Jenner underwent Mohs surgery to remove skin ... Read on »
Benign Tissue or Malignant Tumors? Using CpG Dinucleotide Methylation Patterns to Diagnose Cancer in the Adrenal Glands and Adre by nih.gov Posted Mon 02 Jul 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed new methods to distinguish malignant adrenocortical tumors from benign tumors and normal tissue in the adrenal glands/cortex using the methylation patterns of cytosine-phosphate-guanine dinucleotide (CpG) sequences. A biopsy or oth ... 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 »
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 »
A Limp, A Shaky Hand, A Missing Colon: Getting Used to a Post-Cancer Body by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Jun 2011 11:57am By Emily Cousins – Posted in: Editorial , Health , Lifestyle A woman I know has grown frustrated that her husband hasn’t returned to full health since he completed his brutal treatment regime for nasal cancer. His port came out two months ago, so according to her, he should have recovered ... Read on »
Killer Cancer Code Cracked in the UK – Lung and Skin Cancer by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Dec 2009 8:31am Now that the code has been “cracked” this will lead to the creation of drugs that will be able to target these areas, and maybe even a cure.  This is truly big news as the 2 of the most deadly types of cancer have been identified for targeting.  A blood test will be able to help diagnose in time. The key here too will be sequencing more ... Read on »