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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 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 »
Lung Cancer by Weight Master E. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Dec 2008 10:02am I have a cousin dying of lung cancer. She has been a heavy smoker most of her life. She has had chemotherapy twice and has elected to not take anymore. So unless the Lord heals her, the doctors do not give her any hope. Please keep her in your prayers. Because of her sickness, I have done some research of my own about lung cancer. Lung cancer ... 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 »
Lung cancer metastasis: new drugs in the market? by Dr. Nagaraj Posted Thu 05 Nov 2009 5:12am Lung cancer: The lungs are a pair of cone-shaped breathing organs in the chest. The lungs bring oxygen into the body as you breathe in. They release carbon dioxide, a waste product of the body’s cells, as you breathe out. Each lung has sections called lobes. The left lung has two lobes. The right lung is slightly larger and has three lobes. Tw ... Read on »
Chinese female lung cancer than Western by sweethouse Posted Tue 07 May 2013 1:17pm   In addition to the age factor, has been recognized that smoking is an important risk factor for lung cancer, but in recent years, Hangzhou women with lung cancer has been in a number of more state. From 2009 to 2012, every year newly diagnosed about 1,200 cases of female lung cancer cases, 1,211 cases in 2012. It is noteworthy that the incidenc ... Read on »
I am a face of Lung Cancer: New awareness campaign launched by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 02 Dec 2011 3:44am A new campaign has been launched by a lung cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. sufferer to raise awareness of the true facts and figures behind lung cancer. Lyn Barrington, diagnosed with non-small c ... 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 »