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New medical 'breathalyser' set to revolutionise diagnosis of diseases including lung cancer

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Regius Professor Christofer Toumazou, advisor to Medtekwiz, added: “With the investment, I look forward to seeing a step change in the way serious disease can be diagnosed and monitored, and particularly for colon and lung cancer, which are two of the ...

Companion Diagnostics Market - Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Melanoma and ...

CSO Australia - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
On the basis of indication, the report segments the companion diagnostics market into lung cancer, breast cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, melanoma, and others including HIV and thalassemia.

Lung cancer experts seek public comments on revised molecular testing guideline

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
June 28, 2016 -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), and the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) announced today the open comment period for the revised evidence-based ...

Convincing Lung Cancer To Commit Suicide

Popular Science - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Some 35 years ago, researchers were facing a herpesvirus dilemma. They had begun to see resistance to the most common antiviral at the time, acyclovir, and were hoping to find a new drug to keep the arsenals stocked.
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And now, Immuno-oncology gets EMA's pre-approval for Lung Cancer

Labiotech.eu (blog) - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Keytruda has now received EMA pre-approval. Should it be approved by the European Commission, it will be able to treat advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults whose tumors express PD-L1 (another immune checkpoint protein, which also ...

Using video to kill lung cancer

UPMatters.com - ‎22 hours ago‎
At one time, treatment for lung cancer meant major surgery. Doctors would have to crack a patient's ribs and remove a portion, or whole lobe of a lung.
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Study Recommends Genomic Profiling to Diagnose Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer Subtypes

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
DUARTE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A major breakthrough of the last decade is identification of drugs targeting patient-specific mutations that cause cancer. These discoveries are beginning to allow oncologists to prescribe treatments based on a tumor's ...

Novel lung biopsy model could boost cancer diagnoses

PharmaTimes - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
Patients at Barnet Hospital are able to have small lung tumours diagnosed and cells destroyed in a single hospital visit without surgery, after the innovative 30-minute outpatient lung biopsy service was awarded the £100,000 Cancer Challenge Prize ...

Lung Cancer Therapeutics: Low-Cost Generic Drugs and Personalized Treatment to Revolutionize the future ...

CSO Australia - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
The global lung cancer therapeutics market would be driven by increasing adoption of personalized treatments. Although new drugs have revitalized the lung cancer therapeutics market, patent expiry of existing drugs has posed a major threat to original ...
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Many Don't Get Life-Extending Lung Cancer Surgery

WebMD - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with advanced lung cancer might live longer if treated surgically, but few go that route, new research indicates.

Precision Lung Cancer Drugs on Pricing Evaluation Group's Agenda

GenomeWeb - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - A group that evaluates the cost- and comparative-effectiveness of drugs is turning its attention to precision treatments for advanced non-small cell lung cancer, aiming to come up with a "fair" price for them. The non-profit ...

First-Line Nivolumab Could Be Good Option in Lung Cancer

Cancer Network - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
Two parts of a phase I trial found that nivolumab could be a good first-line treatment option for patients with advanced non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In one part of the study, the immunotherapy agent yielded good safety results and durable ...
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Wash. Sen. Andy Hill announces his lung cancer has returned

The Seattle Times - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
Andy Hill, the key budget writer for Senate Republicans in Washington state, says he is battling a recurrence of lung cancer. The 53-year-old senator from Redmond sent an email to supporters and wrote a message Monday on his website with the news.
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Our gun debate is topsy-turvy. Like quitting donuts to stop lung cancer

The Guardian - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
Imagine a chainsmoker comes in to see you who has lung cancer. You tell him to stop smoking, and he starts bargaining. He's willing to give up donuts.
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Foundation gives $5 million to fight lung cancer in Maine

Press Herald - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Maine Medical Center in Portland has won a four-year, $5 million grant to create a statewide initiative to expand services for the prevention and early detection of lung cancer, which occurs at a much higher rate in Maine than the national average ...

Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) Treatment Market Growth with Worldwide Industry Analysis to 2026

NewsMaker (press release) - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 8.2 million people died from cancer around the world in 2012, and cancer is now one of the leading causes of death.

BeyondSpring's Global Phase III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Clinical Trial for Plinabulin Launches in China

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
NEW YORK, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BeyondSpring Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative cancer therapies, including a Phase III immuno-oncology compound and strong pipeline in ...

David LeDuc Appointed Executive Director of Nation's Foremost Lung Cancer Foundation

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), one of the largest philanthropies devoted exclusively to eradicating lung cancer through research, early detection, education and ...
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Good Results Halt Lung Cancer Drug Study

WebMD - ‎Jun 17, 2016‎
June 17, 2016 -- A clinical trial of a new lung cancer drug called Keytruda was halted because it's so effective that researchers want to offer it to all the patients in the study.
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