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Rosetta Genomics Sells Parkway Clinical Labs – Lab Facility Identifies Cancer of the Unknown Primary with Lung Tumors by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 May 2009 10:43pm This is somewhat sad that the funds are not rolling in here, thus the sale of the their lab.  Back a few months ago I had the opportunity to interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer from Rosetta after the recent purchase.  You can read more at the link below, and I don’t think this type of testing will go away soon as they were abl ... Read on »
Crizotinib Continues to Show Promise for Some Lung Tumors, Faces Challenge of Drug Resistance by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 01 Nov 2010 9:00pm Crizotinib Continues to Show Promise for Some Lung Tumors, Faces Challenge of Drug Resistance In a patient with an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) that had an ALK gene rearrangement, the drug crizotinib caused tumor shrinkage and disease stabilization. These CT scans above ... Read on »
Crizotinib Continues to Show Promise for Some Lung Tumors, Faces Challenge of Drug Resistance by Cancer.gov Posted Tue 07 Dec 2010 12:00am Crizotinib Continues to Show Promise for Some Lung Tumors, Faces Challenge of Drug Resistance Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, vol. 7/no. 21, November 2, 2010 ( see the current issue ). New data from a phase I trial of crizotinib , a small-molecule drug that targets cancer-causi ... Read on »
90% off that stinkin' lung tumor!! by Moshura's Sister Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:13pm This is great news. Read on »
Rosetta Genomics Interview – microRNA for Diagnosing Lung Cancer Tumors by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 4:20pm Tests to detect cancer of the unknown primary Rosetta Genomics – Today I had the opportunity to speak with and interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer, at Rosetta to find out how microRNA is helping diagnose and treat cancer.   If you have been keeping up with the news of late, Rosetta in the last couple of weeks has had 3 pr ... 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 »
Fetal Lung Interstitial Tumor--report of proposed new entity by Mark Pool, MD Posted Mon 31 Jan 2011 10:13pm So many great articles at the end of the year, it's going to take me 'til Easter to catch up! The December 2010 issue of American Journal of Surgical Pathology has a fascinating article from Dishop and (multiple) colleagues reporting 10 morphologically distinct tumors from multiple American institutions.  The patients' ages ranged from 0 ... Read on »
Marijuana Cuts Lung Cancer Tumor Growth In Half, Study Shows by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:11am The active ingredient in marijuana cuts tumor growth in common lung cancer in half and significantly reduces the ability of the cancer to spread, say researchers at Harvard University. Researchers do not know why THC inhibits tumor growth, they say the substance could be activating molecules that arrest the cell cycle. read more | digg story Read on »
Many Lung Cancer Tumors May Prove Harmless, Study Finds by Medline Plus Posted Mon 09 Dec 2013 5:00pm Research suggests CT scan screening might lead to needless worry, treatment in these cases Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: CT Scans , Lung Cancer Read on »
Aspirin Tied to Smaller Lung and Colon Cancer Tumors by Medline Plus Posted Fri 16 Aug 2013 8:06am Colon and lung cancer patients who regularly took low-dose aspirin before their diagnosis tended to have less advanced tumors, in a new study. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners , Colorectal Cancer , Lung Cancer Read on »