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

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 […]

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 […]

Aggressive Form of Lung Cancer Targeted by Potential New Drug

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 14th, 2014 |

Date: 3/14/14 Outlet Full Name: States Chronicle Author: Alan Compton http://stateschronicle.com/aggressive-form-lung-cancer-targeted-potential-new-drug-6466.html This week seems to only bring great news in the field of cancer research. Yesterday we got some great news about non-invasive cancer screening and prognosis: DNA shed by tumors could lead to non-invasive procedures that could detect or treat different types of cancer […]

A Personal Loss Helps David Discover and Beat Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 26th, 2013 |

News Headline: A Personal Loss Helps David Discover and Beat Lung Cancer Date:  11/26/13 Outlet Full Name: Long Beach Post Author: N/A http://lbpost.com/life/health/2000003102-a-personal-loss-helps-david-discover-and-beat-lung-cancer#.UpYtW9JDvDV Sometimes a tragic or sudden event happens that forces you to really look at your life and take action. This scenario came as a blessing in disguise for David Hanbidge as a personal loss […]

PET improves survival in limited-stage lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 17th, 2013 |

spyder womens jacket Date: 7/17/13 Outlet Full Name: Oncology Advisor Author Name: Delicia Honen Yard Persons with limited-stage small cell lung cancer (LS-SCLC) exhibited better disease control and survival when staged with positron emission tomography (PET) than did patients who did not undergo staging with PET. According to a statement from the International Association for […]

Lung Cancer Molecular Testing – Who Should Be Tested For Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutations?

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 20th, 2013 |

By Lynne Eldridge MD, About.com Guide / June 20, 2013 One of the greatest advances in lung cancer treatment in recent years has been the use of medications that target epidermal growth factor mutations (EGFR mutations.) For people who test positive for this mutation, medications such as Tarceva (erlotinib) can extend survival and improve quality […]