Posts in the “Research Research” category:

Enzyme presents drug target to rare lung disease

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 31st, 2014 |

Date: 3/31/14 Outlet Full Name: Baylor College of Medicine News Author: Dipali Pathak https://www.bcm.edu/news/cancer/enzyme-drug-target-for-rare-lung-disease An enzyme called Src kinase may provide a new way to attack lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare lung disease that appears only in women either alone or in association with a genetic disorder known as tuberous sclerosis, said researchers from Baylor College […]

UC Davis Researchers Have Found Potential Lung Cancer Vaccine Shows Renewed Promise

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 20th, 2014 |

Date: 3/20/14 Outlet Full Name: PR Web Author: No author http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11690301.htm Researchers at UC Davis have found that the investigational cancer vaccine tecemotide, when administered with the chemotherapeutic cisplatin, boosted immune response and reduced the number of tumors in mice with lung cancer. The study also found that radiation treatments did not significantly impair the […]

Biologists Get a New View of Tumors’ Evaluation

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 17th, 2014 |

Date: 3/17/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/274046.php Cancer cells undergo extensive genetic alterations as they grow and spread through the body. Some of these mutations, known as “drivers,” help spur cells to grow out of control, while others (“passengers”) are merely along for the ride. MIT cancer biologists at the […]

Cells Appearing Normal May Actually Be Harbingers of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 7th, 2014 |

Date: 3/7/14 Outlet Full Name: Science Daily Author: No author http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140307111104.htm Seemingly healthy cells may in fact hide clues that lung cancer will later develop, according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The research is published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Examination […]

The years lost to cancer

2010, United States
Posted by Samantha Powell on February 17th, 2014 |

While some cancers may claim fewer lives than others, they might cause a greater loss of potential years of life. Less common but more potent cancers that tend to be diagnosed earlier in life may have a greater impact on the population than would a more common but less virulent cancer occurring later in life. […]

Report: Childhood Cancer Cases up, but Deaths Down

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

News Headline: Report: Childhood Cancer Cases up, but Deaths Down Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC News Author: Mike Stobbe http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/report-childhood-cancer-cases-deaths-22313276 In its most comprehensive look at the cancers that most commonly affect youths, the American Cancer Society said in a report Friday that childhood cases continues to increase, but death rates have fallen. Childhood […]

50th Anniversary of Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health Brings Renewed Focus on Ending Tobacco Related Deaths

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 9th, 2014 |

News Headline: 50th Anniversary of Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health Brings Renewed Focus on Ending Tobacco Related Deaths Date: 1/9/14 Outlet Full Name: PR Newswire Author: Lung Cancer Alliance http://www.sacbee.com/2014/01/09/6059937/50th-anniversary-of-surgeon-generals.html Lung Cancer Alliance Along with Screening Centers Urge Focus on Lung Cancer Screening to Achieve Goal Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) joins other […]

Lung Cancer Rates Down, With a Narrowing Gender Gap

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 9th, 2014 |

News Headline: Lung Cancer Rates Down, With a Narrowing Gender Gap Date: 1/9/14 Outlet Full Name: Los Angeles Times Author: Melissa Healy http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-lung-cancer-down-20140109,0,1862689.story#axzz2q13fgNGs Invasive lung cancer, still the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, claimed fewer lives over the five-year period ending in 2009, says a report issued Thursday by the Centers […]

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 […]