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Lung Cancer Research News: Advanced Stage NSCLC Patients Receiving Treatment Have Better OS than Untreated Patients

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(SOURCE: INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LUNG CANCER) – Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with advanced disease receiving standard of care treatment have a higher overall survival (OS) than similar patients not receiving treatment. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, causing more deaths than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. NSCLC […]

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Lung Cancer Treatment News: New application of existing drug offers personalized therapy for lung cancer

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(SOURCE: CEMM RESEARCH CENTER FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE OF THE AUSTRIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES) – A subset of lung tumors is exquisitely sensitive to a class of recently approved anti-cancer drugs. Researchers at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Oxford published […]

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Lung Cancer Treatment News: Blood test could predict best treatment for lung cancer

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER)  A blood test could predict how well small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients will respond to treatment, according to new research published in Nature Medicine. Scientists, based at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute at The University of Manchester, isolated tumour cells that had broken away from the main cancer – known as circulating […]

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Lung Cancer Treatment News: New Research Shows How Lung Cancer May Spread

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(UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS M. D. ANDERSON CANCER CENTER) According to a recent press release, a cellular component known as the Golgi apparatus may play a role in how lung cancer metastasizes, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center whose findings were reported in the Nov. 21 online issue of the Journal […]

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Lung Cancer News: Study Finds Experimental Evidence that High BCX Foods May Help Lower Lung Cancer Risk

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(TUFTS UNIVERSITY, HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS) According to a recent press release, beta-cryptoxanthin (BCX), a carotenoid pigment compound found primarily in plants, reduces the number and invasiveness of tumors in mouse and cell models of lung cancer, report scientists from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (USDA HNRCA). The […]

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Synthesized Antibody Triggers Immune System to Attack Lung Cancer Tumor Cells

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(Medical Daily) According to an article recently published in Medical Daily, researchers presented results from their phase three clinical trial at the European Society for Medical Oncology congress. Using an experimental synthesized antibody treatment that triggers the immune system into attacking tumor cells, proved to be a clear winner over conventional chemotherapy for patients with advanced non-small-cell lung […]

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Joint Clinical Program to Study Boehringer Ingelheim’s BI 754091 and BI 754111 Monoclonal Antibodies for the Combination Treatment of Multiple Cancers

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(PR Newswire) Boehringer Ingelheim and Sarah Cannon Research Institute recently announced a new strategic collaboration. This partnership brings together Boehringer Ingelheim’s extensive experience in cancer drug development and Sarah Cannon’s expertise and leadership in designing and optimizing clinical trials. The partnership will help bring innovative cancer treatments to patients with unmet medical needs.

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IBA’s Proton Therapy Technology Treats 50,000 Cancer Patients

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(PR Newswire) According to a recent press release, IBA, the worldwide leading expert in proton therapy announced that 50,000 patients have been treated by clinical partners using IBA’s leading edge technology. With over half of the proton therapy centers worldwide and counting. IBA proton therapy treats more patients than all other proton therapy vendors combined. […]