Brief Guide to Current Treatments for Metastatic Lung Cancer
In light of the recent explosion in clinical trial data in non-small cell lung cancer, Dr Mark Kris provides a straightforward approach to making treatment decisions for these patients.
Lung Cancer: What’s My Risk? What Are My Treatment Options?
By The Society for Women’s Health Research and The American Lung Association Lung cancer is a life-changing diagnosis that effects one in every 17...
What You Need to Know about Lung Cancer and Treatment Options
Forsythe Cancer Care Center offers world class cancer care and support. Dr. Forsythe uses conventional alternative cancer treatment techniques along with natural and homeopathic healing.
Immunotherapy Side Effects Could Mean Treatment Is Working in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Autoimmune skin toxicities in patients with non-small cell lung cancer mean patients may respond better to immune checkpoint inhibitors.
Lung cancer study hints at new treatments
Studying the most common type of lung cancer, researchers from The Cancer Genome Atlas have uncovered new mutations in a cell-signaling pathway that plays a role in forming tumors. The new knowledge may expand treatments for patients because drugs targeting some of these genetic changes already are available or are in clinical trials.
Pairing targeted drugs could overcome breast, lung cancer treatment resistance
The new data could broaden the clinical use of palbociclib – and other drugs that work in the same way – beyond breast cancer to include many other tumour types as well.
Tips for Providing Emotional Support for a Senior After Lung Cancer Treatment
Elderly Care in Northbrook IL: The end of cancer treatment can mean different things for different people. If treatment has been successful, this is a time to celebrate and feel excited for how far your parent has come.
Pelotonia-funded study helping Ohio State doctors learn how older patients cope with lung cancer...
Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include the correct hospital involved in the studyLaird “Smitty” Smith
What Is Unresectable Lung Cancer?
Find out why your doctor may tell you that you can't get surgery for your lung cancer, and learn about other treatments that can slow your cancer.
How new treatments seek and destroy lung cancer cells
Researchers at UT Southwestern are developing drugs that target lung cancer cell mutations to treat cancer with fewer side effects than traditional methods.
How immunotherapies are changing treatment of non-small cell lung cancer
Daniel Blake reviews the science supporting new therapies that are showing promise for non-small cell lung cancer and
Lung Cancer: A Full Guide to Symptoms, Types, Stages, and Treatments
Lung cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosis for men and for women, and over 200,000 people are diagnosed with it every year in the United States. Here's a quick rundown of the signs, types, stages, and treatments.
What Could a New Treatment Approval Mean for Lung Cancer Patients?
Dr. Sylvia Lee, a medical oncologist at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, shares what a new drug approval for patients living with ALK-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer means for the treatment landscape.x
Pairing targeted drugs for breast and lung cancer could overcome treatment resistance
Targeted drugs for breast and lung cancer could be used together to overcome resistance to treatment in several different tumour types, a new study shows. Scientists discovered that when the breast cancer drug palbociclib was combined with the lung cancer drug crizotinib, the two-drug combination was significantly more effective against cancer cells in the laboratory than either drug used on its own.
Lung Cancer Diagnosis: What to Expect
Whether they face surgery, chemotherapy or radiation, patients are curious about what treatments will work best and what each type means for recovery. So where do we begin when it comes to lung cancer treatment?
What is the Color of the Lung Cancer Ribbon?
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Most people are aware of the cancer signified by pink, but do they know the ribbon color of lung malignancy, a disease that kills more women each year than breast tumors? It is a bit of a trick question. Lung cancer hides out deep in the chest virtually impossible to touch and lacking nerves to warn its victims with pain. So the lung cancer ribbon is often considered to be clear or pearl colored, hard to find…
Former Smokers: What's Your Risk for Lung Cancer?
You quit smoking years ago—maybe even decades ago—and in the years since, you’ve lived a healthier lifestyle. Still, you can’t help wondering if your old habits might have left you with a higher risk of lung cancer The choice to quit smoking is one of the best health decisions you can make. Smoking damages nearly every organ and organ system in the body. In addition to raising your risk for heart disease, emphysema , stroke , leukemia , asthma , pneumonia , and…
Diagnosis Lung Cancer: Know What to Ask
How to ask about lung cancer and its treatment, when words escape you.
Better equipped in the fight against lung cancer: Researchers at FAU discover new approach for...
Lung cancer is the third most common type of cancer in Germany and the disease affects both men and women. However, immunotherapies are successful in only 20 percent of cases. Researchers have now discovered a special mechanism that regulates tumor growth in lung cancer. This opens up new possibilities in the treatment of lung cancer patients.
Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer: What Patients Need to Know
Friday, August 21, 2015 11:00:00 AM PDT - 12:00:00 PM PDT In this webinar designed for patients and caregivers, Julie Brahmer, M.D., will discuss current immunotherapy treatment options for patients with lung cancer, and how close we are to making these treatments available to more patients Julie Brahmer, M.D Julie Brahmer, M.D., is the associate professor of oncology, director of the Thoracic Oncology Program, and interim…