Posts in the “Small Cell Lung Cancer Small Cell Lung Cancer” category:

New research outlines promising therapies for small cell lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 7th, 2014 |

Two recently published studies by a research team at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center have the potential to advance treatments for small cell lung cell cancer (SCLC). This aggressive form of lung cancer has seen no treatment advances in 30 years and “is a disease in urgent need of new drug […]

CytRx Receives Multiple FDA Orphan Drug Designations for Aldoxorubicin for the Treatment of Glioblastoma, Small Cell Lung Cancer and Ovarian Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 29th, 2014 |

CytRx Corporation CYTR, -0.36% a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted multiple Orphan Drug Designations for the Company’s lead drug candidate, aldoxorubicin, in three indications: glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), small cell lung cancer and ovarian cancer. Aldoxorubicin is CytRx’s modified version of […]

CT in the Operating Room Allows More Precise Removal of Small Lung Cancers

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 30th, 2014 |

News Headline: CT in the Operating Room Allows More Precise Removal of Small Lung Cancers Date: 4/30/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/276011.php A new technique that brings CT imaging into the operating room will allow surgeons to precisely demarcate and remove small sub-centimeter lung nodules, leaving as much healthy tissue […]

Scientists Pinpoint Protein That Could Improve Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapies

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 24th, 2014 |

News Headline: Scientists Pinpoint Protein That Could Improve Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapies Date: 4/24/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/275828.php Approximately 15 percent of all lung cancers are small cell lung cancers (SCLC), which grow rapidly and often develop resistance to chemotherapy. However, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer […]

Potential New Drug Targets for Aggressive Forms of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 13th, 2014 |

Date: 3/13/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/274007.php Small cell lung cancer is an aggressive, highly lethal form of the disease that is linked with tobacco use. Researchers have now found mutations and other genetic interruptions occurring in the cancer’s development that could translate to potential new drug targets for this […]