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Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients

WebMD - ‎May 5, 2016‎
THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older lung cancer patients are surviving longer when they have lung cancer surgery, a new study suggests. "This greater than expected survival in older patients selected for operative therapy is noteworthy, ...

Preliminary results comparing PD-L1 IHC diagnostic assays in lung cancer released

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎May 5, 2016‎
DENVER - A pre-competitive consortia of pharmaceutical companies, diagnostic companies, and academic associations, including the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), announced phase I results of the "BLUEPRINT PD-L1 IHC ...
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Lung cancer surgery helps older patients live longer

Health24 - ‎11 hours ago‎
The median age of U.S. lung cancer patients at the time of diagnosis is 70, according to the American Cancer Society. About 17 percent of all patients diagnosed with lung cancer live for at least five years, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute.
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Clovis hatchets 35% of staff and buries its lung cancer drug roci

FierceBiotech - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Clovis Oncology ($CLVS) today buried its controversial lung cancer drug rociletinib, ending all ongoing studies--including the key pivotal trial--and outlining plans to lay off 35% of its staff after the FDA issued a direct message that it is prepping ...
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How racial segregation affects lung cancer surgery

CNBC - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A new study released Tuesday found that blacks in Georgia who lived in the most racially segregated neighborhoods were much less likely to undergo potentially life-saving lung cancer surgery than people who lived in areas that were the least segregated ...

Study: Lung cancer patients wait months for treatment

WMTV - ‎May 5, 2016‎
(WMTV) --- Wisconsin researchers found many patients with lung cancer are not treated quickly. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health study found the median time patients wait for treatment after their first visit to the ...
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Opdivo Will Help Boost Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Market in Asia-Pac

Pharmaceutical Executive (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) market in Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries is set to experience strong growth from $2.7 billion in 2015 to $4.9 billion by 2022, according to GBI Research.

Asia-Pacific Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Market to Reach Almost $5 Billion by 2022, says GBI Research

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎May 5, 2016‎
A new report from business intelligence provider GBI Research - Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific Markets to 2022 - states that the Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) market in Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, including India, China ...

New treatment options for ALK+ advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: critical appraisal of ceritinib

Dove Medical Press - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Abstract: Rearrangements in ALK gene and EML4 gene were first described in 2007. This genomic aberration is found in about 2%–8% of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. Crizotinib was the first ALK tyrosine kinase inhibitor licensed for the ...
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'Please help me..' begged terminal lung cancer mum ignored and forgotten by hospital staff - ‎May 4, 2016‎
begged terminal lung cancer mum ignored and forgotten by hospital staff. A TERMINALLY ill mother with lung cancer was "neglected and forgotten" as she lay in her bed pleading for help, her family claim.

Effects of green-synthesized silver nanoparticles on lung cancer cells in vitro and grown as xenograft tumors in vivo

Dove Medical Press - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Abstract: Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) have now been recognized as promising therapeutic molecules and are extending their use in cancer diagnosis and therapy. This study demonstrates for the first time the antitumor activity of green-synthesized AgNPs ...
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FDA Wants More People To Die Of Lung Cancer, Moves To Stamp Out Vaping Market

Daily Caller - ‎May 5, 2016‎
A window display with different colour models electronic cigarettes is seen in a shop in Paris October 8, 2013. The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to water down proposed tobacco legislation, rejecting an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes and ...

Clovis Ends Development of Rociletinib in Lung Cancer

OncLive - ‎8 hours ago‎
Clovis has stopped clinical development of rociletinib, its once promising EGFR inhibitor for the treatment of patients with EGFR T790M–mutated non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In a statement, the company reported that it had been notified by the ...

Community gives back to volunteer hit by rare lung cancer - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
After beating breast cancer Mrs Trumper was recently diagnosed with a rare cancer called Ros 1. Following chemotherapy, a trial drug can help the Cherrybrook resident manage her cancer but it is not government-funded and will cost $7000 per month.

Lung Cancer Research Tools

Executive Insight - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Due to its high rate of mortality, lung cancer is a prominent area of research for scientists. Lung cancer is a complex disease with many subtypes resulting from factors such as family history, lifestyle and occupation-with each subtype requiring ...

Letter: Support research for lung cancer

INFORUM - ‎May 3, 2016‎
This week is women's health week and as a woman who has been touched by lung cancer this is particularly important to me.

Reporter honored for Daily Record story on lung cancer

Daily Record - ‎May 4, 2016‎
PARSIPPANY - Former Daily Record reporter Lorraine Ash was presented with an international award Tuesday for a story she wrote about a Parsippany man with lung cancer, advancements in treating the disease and the disparity in funding for different ...

Global Small Cell Lung Cancer Market Report 2016-2020 - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts - Research and Markets

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The latest research Global Small Cell Lung Cancer Market and Competitive Landscape Highlights - 2016, provides comprehensive insights into Small Cell Lung Cancer pipeline products, Small Cell Lung Cancer epidemiology, Small Cell Lung Cancer market ...

Walk and rally for lung cancer awareness

The Newark Advocate - ‎May 4, 2016‎
NEWARK - The fifth annual Breathe Deep Newark walk and rally for lung cancer in memory of Jean Mellars through the LUNGevity Foundation will be at 9 a.m.

Breathe Deep Newark celebrates fifth year fighting lung cancer

The Newark Advocate - ‎May 3, 2016‎
NEWARK - When Beverly Mellars-Craney started the first Breathe Deep Newark walk in 2012, her family had a simple goal - to honor her mother, Jean Mellars, who died of lung cancer in 2005. "It started off very personal," Mellars-Craney said. "I wanted ...