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FDA Staff Say 'Meh' to Novel Lung Ca Drug

FDA's technical staff, in documents prepared for an advisory committee, appeared unenthusiastic about a drug called necitumumab that failed to meet criteria for clinically meaningful improvement in survival of lung cancer patients.
MedPage Today
added Jul 9, 2015 11:15

[Alabama] Two major national clinical trials available for lung cancer patients at UAB

is enrolling lung cancer patients into two leading national clinical trials, the LUNG-MAP and The Adjuvant Lung Cancer Enrichment Marker Identification and Sequencing Trials, better known as the ALCHEMIST, in which genetic screening is conducted on the tu
University of Alabama at Birmingham
added Jul 9, 2015 11:07

Janet Freeman-Daily Named July LUNGevity Hero Writer, Survivor, and Advocate Recognized for Empowering Lung Cancer Patients

Freeman-Daily is being recognized for her outstanding advocacy work and her role in creating and moderating Lung Cancer Social Media (#LCSM), a revolutionary online community that helps patients become proactive participants in their diagnoses. She became
PR Newswire
added Jul 8, 2015 16:10

[UK] Smoking debate sparked by Superhospital portrayal of lung cancer patient Glyn

Terminally ill Glyn Moss was filmed smoking a cigarette on the ITV show Superhospital, filmed at the Royal Derby Hospital, where posters ask people not to smoke... He was heard to say that he had "cut down on the ciggies" but, in a hospital that has noti
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:12

[Ireland, USA] O'DOWD: Big Tobacco’s sleazy Irish American enforcer Thomas J. Donohue

The Irish American Brooklyn native...who's paid $3.7million a year in part to promote tobacco and its inevitable outcome, lung cancer, will have none of it. He also flies in a private jet when promoting his ‘defend tobacco’ message. He warned Irish lead
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:29

[UK] Deadly legacy of trying to appear seductive in the 1970s: Record numbers of women suffering from lung cancer after being lured into smoking by adverts

They were lured to start smoking in their thousands by advertisements that promised to make them look glamorous and independent. Now record numbers of women are suffering the legacy of 1970s commercials – and tragically are developing lung cancer.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:24

[North Carolina] What's killing us? Today's top killers were also among top 10 reasons for deaths in 1914

The highest number of cancer deaths — 213 — was from trachea, bronchus and lung cancers.... Cancer became No. 1 as improved prevention and treatment helped heart disease fall from the top mortality spot for the first time in more than 70 years. But 100 hu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2015 08:32

Postoperative Radiation Therapy Is Associated With Improved Overall Survival in Incompletely Resected Stage II and III Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

In the absence of randomized trials evaluating PORT utilization for this patient population, our findings strongly support the delivery of PORT in patients with incompletely resected NSCLC.
Journal of Clinical Oncology
added Jun 25, 2015 12:31

Post-Op Radiation Therapy for Lung Ca Boosts Patient Survival

Post-operative radiation therapy (PORT) is associated with improved overall survival in patients with incompletely resected stage II or III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC,) a review of a large population-based cohort from the National Cancer Data Base
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2015 12:30

CT Screening for Lung Cancer: Nonsolid Nodules in Baseline and Annual Repeat Rounds [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Nonsolid nodules of any size can be safely followed with CT at 12-month intervals to assess transition to part-solid. Surgery was 100% curative in all cases, regardless of the time to treatment.
added Jun 24, 2015 10:32
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