Posts in the “Research Research” category:

Bristol Plans Big Lung Cancer Study, Pairing Immunotherapies

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 4th, 2014 |

News Headline: Bristol Plans Big Lung Cancer Study, Pairing Immunotherapies Date: 3/4/14 Outlet Full Name: Reuters Author: Ransdell Pierson http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/04/us-bristol-cancer-idUSBREA2328A20140304 (Reuters) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Tuesday said it plans this year to begin a late-stage trial testing whether a combination of two of its high-profile immunotherapies can effectively treat lung cancer, easing concerns about […]

New Study Raises Questions About Antioxidant Use in Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 29th, 2014 |

hogan scarpe News Headline: New Study Raises Questions About Antioxidant Use in Lung Cancer Patients Date: 1/29/14 Outlet Full Name: The Washington Post Author: Ariana Eunjung Cha http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/new-study-raises-questions-about-antioxidant-use-in-lung-cancer-patients/2014/01/29/c37b51a8-88ef-11e3-a5bd-844629433ba3_story.html The supermarket labels touting the benefits of antioxidant-rich foods such as frozen berries and green tea are so ubiquitous that many people assume that taking extra doses […]

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Shows Early Promise In Previously Treated Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 8th, 2014 |

News Headline: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Shows Early Promise In Previously Treated Lung Cancer Patients Date: 1/8/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-01-immune-checkpoint-inhibitor-early-previously.html The PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitor MK-3475 was well tolerated and showed durable responses in patients whose non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) had worsened during or after multiple prior chemotherapies, according […]

Lung Cancer Research Advancing

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 6th, 2014 |

News Headline: Lung Cancer Research Advancing Date: 1/6/14 Outlet Full Name: Sherwood Park News Author: Megan Voss http://www.sherwoodparknews.com/2014/01/06/lung-cancer-research-advancing Two years ago last December, Sherwood Park resident Ruth Wasylenko had stage four lung cancer, but she is alive to tell the tale today. “Lung cancer is one of the worst cancers to get — the survival […]

New Research Shows PET Imaging Effective in Predicting Lung Cancer Outcomes

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 2nd, 2014 |

News Headline:  New Research Shows PET Imaging Effective in Predicting Lung Cancer Outcomes Date:  1/2/14 Outlet Full Name:  Yotta Fire Author:  No author http://yottafire.com/2014/01/new-research-shows-pet-imaging-effective-predicting-lung-cancer-outcomes/ Study published in Journal of Clinical Oncology CLEVELAND: Advanced imaging with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scan shows great promise in predicting which patients with inoperable lung cancer have more aggressive tumors […]

Scientists Identify Key Structural Qualities That Distinguish Novel Anticancer Agent

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 2nd, 2014 |

News Headline:  Scientists Identify Key Structural Qualities That Distinguish Novel Anticancer Agent Date:  1/21/14 Outlet Full Name:  Medical Xpress Author:  No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-01-scientists-key-qualities-distinguish-anticancer.html A team led by Fengzhi Li, PhD, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute has reported significant new findings regarding the chemical structure of the novel anticancer agent FL118. The research, which included comparative […]

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 […]

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 […]

Study Shows Putting Aggressive Cancer On a Starvation Diet Slows Tumor Growth

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 30th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Study Shows Putting Aggressive Cancer On a Starvation Diet Slows Tumor Growth Date:  10/30/13 Outlet Full Name:  Health News Author:  No Author http://www.healthcanal.com/cancers/44373-study-shows-putting-aggressive-cancer-on-a-starvation-diet-slows-tumour-growth.html Starving cancer cells of a key amino acid slows down their ability to grow and multiply, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London, announced today at the […]

Diabetes Drug Improves Lung Cancer Outcomes

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 24th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Diabetes Drug Improves Lung Cancer Outcomes Date:  10/24/13 Outlet Full Name:  Drug Discovery & Development Author: N/A http://www.dddmag.com/news/2013/10/diabetes-drug-improves-lung-cancer-outcomes Treating aggressive lung cancer with the diabetes drug metformin along with radiation and chemotherapy may slow tumor growth and recurrence, suggests new preliminary findings from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University […]