Posts in the “Radiation Radiation” category:

Key Protein Identified That Helps Prevent Lung Cancer Tumors From Being Destroyed

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 26th, 2014 |

Date: 3/26/14 Outlet Full Name: Oncology Nurse Advisor Author: Kathy Boltz http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/key-protein-identified-that-helps-prevent-lung-cancer-tumors-from-being-destroyed/article/340009/ Eliminating the protein Mcl-1 could make radiation and chemotherapies more effective in treating the most common and deadly of all cancers, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Mcl-1 helps to enable NSCLC to survive radiation and drug treatments. NSCLC makes up about 85% of […]

Lynne Eldridge MD What do Patients Expect from Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer?

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 21st, 2013 |

By Lynne Eldridge MD, About.com Guide / June 21, 2013 If you (or a loved one) are living with lung cancer, you’ve probably heard of radiation therapy as an option. If so, you wouldn’t be alone. Roughly 50% of people with lung cancer receive radiation therapy at some time during their journey. But what are […]