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Treatments for Lung Cancer by Well Med Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Lung Cancer: Bone Marrow Transplant Chemotherapy Cryosurgery External radiation Internal radiation Lobectomy Lung segmental resection Mediastinoscopy Photodynamic therapy (PDT) Pneumonectomy Prophylactic cranial irradiation Radiation The ... Read on »
Treatment of Lung Cancer by LungHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the U.S. There are two main types-small cell accounts for about 15-20% of all lung cancer and usually spreads rapidly. Non-small cell is far more common. It accounts for the majority of lung cancers diagnosed and develops more slowly. For each type of this disease, there are several treatm ... 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 »
MyProjects – improving treatment for lung cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 12:00am Choose the cancer you want to beat through MyProjects MyProjects is an exciting new way to support our research into different types of cancer. Simply choose the cancer you want to beat, and directly donate to a project in that area.  And you can set up a Giving Group to raise money with friends, family or colleagues too. ... Read on »
Using Genomics to Improve Treatment of Lung Cancer by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Fri 03 Jun 2011 12:00am Drug companies can use genomics to create targeted drugs like imatinib (Gleevec) and trastuzumab (Herceptin.) Physicians can then use the results of genomic studies to guide prescribing. As discussed in prior posts, a person with Philadelphia chromosome-positive (i.e., having the BCR-ABL translocation with its aberrant tyrosine kinase) chronic m ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Treatment Centers: Helping You Win the Battle Over Cancer by Kyle A. Facebook Posted Fri 04 Apr 2014 7:14am The word “Cancer” is no more a nightmare now. Advent of science and technology and development of effective cancer programs and treatments, has paved the path for curing cancer. When cells start growing uncontrollably inside the body, then a person starts developing the risk of getting attacked with Cancer.   When the dangerous cancer cells start ... Read on »
New Test for Lung Cancer Treatment by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:02pm Tumor typing - or testing the genetic signature of a cancer - is currently helping doctors distinguish between more aggressive and less agressive cancers. As a result, they can recommend treatment that will be most effective for individual patients. Now, researchers have developed a similar test for lung cancer. The Lung Metagene Predictor ( ... Read on »
Lung cancer treatment continues to improve across the NHS by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 May 2011 12:00am The publication of the latest NHS lung cancer audit  (pdf) provides some of the best data yet on how people with lung cancer are treated around the UK. This audit is extremely important – it allows individual NHS trusts and cancer networks to compare their record on delivering treatment with that of others across the UK, and as we’ve ... Read on »
News digest – multivitamins, lung cancer treatment, drop in tobacco smuggling, and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Oct 2012 12:00am As this blog post ‘goes to press’, we’re rushing around the office preparing for the TV event of the year – Stand Up To Cancer . By the time you read this, Channel 4’s inaugural show on Friday evening will have finished, and hopefully raised lots of money for life-saving cancer research. Wondering why we’re so excited about Stand Up ... Read on »