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FDA approves Portrazza to treat advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer

approved Portrazza (necitumumab) in combination with two forms of chemotherapy to treat patients with advanced (metastatic) squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have not previously received medication specifically for treating their advanced lu
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:35
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VolitionRx Demonstrates NuQ® Blood Test Detects Lung Cancers with more than 90% Accuracy

announced interim data demonstrating its NuQ® blood tests have accurately detected more than 90% of lung cancer cases in a study of 73 patients.
PR Newswire
added Nov 20, 2015 17:59

[Pennsylvania] RIDDLE ME THIS: Lung cancer awareness month: learn how to reduce your risks

In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, observed in November, it’s important to know that lung cancer continues to be the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States—killing more people than all other cancers combined. Whil
Delaware County (PA) News Network
added Nov 19, 2015 15:48

[Florida] Philip Morris Liable For Mother's Cancer Death, Jury Finds ($$)

liable for a mother's lung cancer death Wednesday, concluding that the company fraudulently hid the dangers of cigarettes from her but awarding her relatives just $1 million of the $28 million they'd requested.
added Nov 19, 2015 05:47
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How Losing Her Sisters Fueled Patti LaBelle To Take Action

Patti LaBelle is once again using her fame for a good cause, partnering with the American Lung Association to join the fight against lung cancer. The purpose of the joint initiative, Lung Force, is to educate and empower both men and women in the fight
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 14, 2015 13:55
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FDA approves new pill to treat certain patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Tagrisso (osimertinib) is now approved for patients whose tumors have a specific epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation (T790M) and whose disease has gotten worse after treatment with other EGFR-blocking therapy.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Nov 14, 2015 13:24

AstraZeneca lung cancer drug given green light in US

AZD9291, which will be sold as Tagrisso, is for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer, the most common form of lung cancer. Tagrisso targets a genetic mutation, known as T790M, that helps tumours evade current lung cancer pills. The drug will be made avail
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 14, 2015 02:17

ATWOOD: Some surprising little known facts about lung cancer

Why does asking matter? It matters because people with lung cancer often get blamed for their disease. Others blame them and they blame themselves. All that blame leads to stigma. When you feel stigmatized because of your disease, you’re less apt to tal
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Nov 14, 2015 02:17

Quitting Cigarettes Before Surgery Risky

Quitting smoking before lung surgery is a good thing, but doing it too soon before the procedure might not be, a researcher said here. In a single-institution cohort, patients who quit smoking within a month of their thoracoscopic lobectomy to treat lung
MedPage Today
added Nov 12, 2015 14:42

Reduced Benefit of Recent Smoking Cessation for Thoracoscopic Lobectomy

For thoracoscopic lobectomy, brief smoking cessation (30 days or less) provides no immediate advantage and may actually increase complications. Proactive initiation of smoking cessation counselling at first patient contact is essential. Delay of surgery u
added Nov 12, 2015 14:42
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