Posts in the “Genetics Genetics” category:

New Clinical Study Aims to Investigate the Genomics of Young Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 23rd, 2014 |

Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute Puts Spotlight on Lung Cancer in Young Adults SAN CARLOS, CA (July 23, 2014) — The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI) today launched a new study, the Genomics of Young Lung Cancer, to understand why lung cancer occurs in young adults, who quite often are athletic, never smokers and… Read More

Larger Studies of Multiple Families Will Help Us Better Understand Inherited Risk of Lung Cancer.

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 27th, 2014 |

Larger Studies of Multiple Families Will Help Us Better Understand Inherited Risk of Lung Cancer.

New gene tests may give cancer patients quicker path to treatment

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 6th, 2014 |

A new way of evaluating tumors may soon help cancer patients identify the underlying genetic link to their disease – and the best possible treatment – all in a single test. Researchers are set to begin clinical trials using a more comprehensive testing method that looks for all of the known genes that may be… Read More

Gene Tests May Improve Lung Cancer: Study

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 20th, 2014 |

Date: 5/20/14 Outlet Full Name: U.S. News Author: No author http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2014/05/20/gene-tests-may-improve-lung-cancer-care-study TUESDAY, May 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Testing lung cancer patients’ tumors for various gene mutations may help doctors choose the best treatment, and possibly extend people’s lives, a new study suggests. Experts said the findings, reported in the May 21 Journal of the… Read More

Physicians Target the Genes of Lung, Colon Cancers

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 16th, 2014 |

Date: 4/16/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: Morgan Sherburne http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-physicians-genes-lung-colon-cancers.html University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source. In late January, researchers in the new UF Health Precision Cancer Care Program began sequencing the genes… Read More

Boehringer Ingelheim to Sponsor the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation’s Efforts to Promote Genetic Biomarker Testing

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 7th, 2013 |

News Headline: Boehringer Ingelheim to Sponsor the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation’s Efforts to Promote Genetic Biomarker Testing Date: 11/7/13 Outlet Full Name:  Sacramento Bee Author:   Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation http://www.sacbee.com/2013/11/07/5888923/boehringer-ingelheim-to-sponsor.html SAN CARLOS, Calif. and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Nov. 7, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer… Read More

Boehringer Ingelheim to Sponsor the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation’s Efforts to Promote Genetic Biomarker Testing

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 7th, 2013 |

News Headline: Boehringer Ingelheim to Sponsor the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation’s Efforts to Promote Genetic Biomarker Testing Date: 11/7/2013 Outlet Full Name: PR Newswire Author:  N/A http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/boehringer-ingelheim-to-sponsor-the-bonnie-j-addario-lung-cancer-foundations-efforts-to-promote-genetic-biomarker-testing-230971571.html SAN CARLOS, Calif. and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BI) today announced… Read More

Research Study Aims to Understand Inherited Lung Cancer Gene

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 30th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Research Study Aims to Understand Inherited Lung Cancer Gene Date:  10/30/13 Outlet Full Name:  Digital Journal Author:  No Author http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1556776 SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new research study, funded by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), is aiming to understand how an inherited gene in some lung cancer patients… Read More

Cancer-Linked Genes Collected in Largest-Ever Database

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 15th, 2013 |

Date: 7/15/13 Outlet Full Name: Bloomberg Author Name: Samuel Adams Scientists at the National Cancer Institute have produced the largest database of cancer-related gene variations, a feat that will aid research efforts in developing medicines that target the disease more precisely. The work generated six billion data points that tie hundreds of existing and experimental… Read More

Inherited Risk Mutation for Lung Cancer? Researchers Launch INHERIT EGFR Registry to Investigate

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 15th, 2013 |

May 14, 2013 / By Turna Ray Smoking, most people have come to accept, is a major cause of lung cancer. But each year in the US, up to 24,000 men and women who have never smoked still end up dying from the disease. Researchers led by Geoffrey Oxnard of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer… Read More