Displaying archives for 2013 December:

The Market For Non- Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Will Grow To $7 Billion in 2022, Fuelled By the Entry of Twelve Novel Agents

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 12th, 2013 |

News Headline:  The Market For Non- Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Will Grow To $7 Billion in 2022, Fuelled By the Entry of Twelve Novel Agents Date:  12/12/13 Outlet Full Name:  The Wall Street Journal Author:  No author http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-market-for-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-nsclc-will-grow-to-7-billion-in-2022-fuelled-by-the-entry-of-twelve-novel-agents-2013-12-12?reflink=MW_news_stmp NSCLC Treatment Will Become Increasingly Personalized Due to Emergence of Novel Targeted Therapies with Companion Diagnostic… Read More

American’s Pay It Forward Through Historic Cancer Research Study

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 11th, 2013 |

News Headline:  American’s Pay It Forward Through Historic Cancer Research Study Date:  12/11/13 Outlet Full Name:  The Houston Observer Author:  No author http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/humble/news/americans-pay-it-forward-through-historic-cancer-research-study/article_bbd615c0-932a-5c15-a46a-7664e6c5ee49.html One hundred years ago, the American Cancer Society began the fight of a lifetime – the fight against cancer. Now, approximately 2,896 people in Houston and over 300,000 people from across the… Read More

Recognizing Cancer and Its Early Warning Signs

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 11th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Recognizing Cancer and Its Early Warning Signs Date:  12/11/13 Outlet Full Name:  Mod Vive Author:  Dave Dodge http://www.modvive.com/2013/12/11/recognizing-cancer-early-warning-signs/ When it comes to cancer, the majority of people are not familiar with the disease’s early warning signs.  In fact, in a recent new study that was conducted by Ipsos MORI, it was discovered that… Read More

Photo Exhibit Spreading Awareness of Lung Cancer Prevention

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 10th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Photo Exhibit Spreading Awareness of Lung Cancer Prevention Date:  12/10/13 Outlet Full Name:  Surf Kentucky News Author:  David Gillum http://surfky.com/index.php/communities/303-local-lexington-top-news/42100-photo-exhibit-spreading-awareness-of-lung-cancer-prevention Kentucky lung cancer survivors were honored Monday during the unveiling of a photo exhibit called “Faces of Lung Cancer” in the atrium of the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center’s Combs Research Building…. Read More

Cancer Progress Threatened by Budget Cuts in Congress, Group Says

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 10th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Cancer Progress Threatened by Budget Cuts in Congress, Group Says Date:  12/10/13 Outlet Full Name:  NBC News Author:  Maggie Fox http://www.nbcnews.com/health/cancer-care-progress-threatened-congress-budget-cuts-group-says-2D11718659 Nine new cancer drugs approved in just one year. A speedy new process for approving drugs that gets breakthrough treatments to cancer patients faster. New research that shows a cheap household product… Read More

MD Anderson Researcher Reveals Cancer Promoting Protein Is Vital to Safe Division of Tumor Cells

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 9th, 2013 |

News Headline:  MD Anderson Researcher Reveals Cancer Promoting Protein Is Vital to Safe Division of Tumor Cells Date:  12/9/13 Outlet Full Name:  Bio News Texas Author:  Susan Andizzoni http://bionews-tx.com/news/2013/12/09/md-anderson-researcher-reveals-cancer-promoting-protein-is-vital-to-safe-division-of-tumor-cells/ New research by Zhimin Lu, Ph.D., professor of Neuro-Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and colleagues have discovered how a tumor-specific protein… Read More

Helping Lung Cancer Patients Beat Insomnia

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 9th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Helping Lung Cancer Patients Beat Insomnia Date:  12/9/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medical Xpress Author:  Sara Saldi http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-12-lung-cancer-patients-insomnia.html (Medical Xpress)—It is estimated that anywhere from 50 to 80 percent of persons diagnosed with lung cancer experience severe insomnia that may persist for an average of eight years after the initial diagnosis. Sleeplessness in lung cancer patients is… Read More

Groups Raising Radon Awareness

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 8th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Groups Raising Radon Awareness Date:  12/8/13 Outlet Full Name:  Statesman Journal Author:  No author http://www.statesmanjournal.com/article/20131208/NEWS/312080053/Groups-raising-radon-awareness?nclick_check=1 West Salem parents anxiously awaiting the release of a report on a possible environmental cause for a string of childhood cancer cases there wonder — was radon responsible? A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preliminary study, tentatively scheduled for… Read More

Giving Back: Data for Cancer Research

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 8th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Giving Back:  Data for Cancer Research Date:  12/8/13 Outlet Full Name:  Today Health Author:  Debra Sherman http://www.today.com/health/giving-back-data-cancer-research-2D11708739 Scott Reid lost his wife to lung cancer 19 days after they were married. It has been 15 months since she passed away. She was 46 years old. “I still miss her more than anything,” says… Read More

New Mitochondrial Research Offers Hope to Those Suffering Serious Disease

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 6th, 2013 |

News Headline:   New Mitochondrial Research Offers Hope to Those Suffering Serious Disease Date:  12/6/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medical Xpress Author:  Anne Craig http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-12-mitochondrial-disease.html (Medical Xpress)—Queen’s University professor Stephen Archer’s (Department of Medicine) research has revealed that in serious human diseases (such as pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer, cardiac arrest and neurologic disease) the cell’s power source,… Read More