Using Statins May Lower The Risk Of Death Among Lung Cancer Patients

A study published in a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research shows that lung cancer patients those taking statins before or after diagnoses of lung cancer can reduce the risk of death due to lung cancer. Statins are those drugs which are taken to reduce the cholesterol level and all of us know […]

Signs and Symptoms of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Having talked about non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and its types, now we are focusing on the causes and symptoms of NSCLC. A number of factors are responsible for developing lung cancer. Among the various causes, the most prominent one is smoking cigarettes or being exposed to secondhand smoke. Here, we list the main causes […]

Merck’s Drug Keytruda for Treatment of NSCLC

Lung cancer is one of the most serious types of cancer and it is a malignant lung tumor caused by out of control cell growth. It can start in the windpipe, the main airway or the lung tissue. Lung cancer kills nearly 160,000 Americans annually and the most common form of disease is NSCLC. UCLA […]

Cuba’s Climavax, Lung Cancer Vaccine Is Heading to U.S.

The world’s first lung cancer vaccine called as Cimavax was launched back in 2011 by Cuba. Cuban government made the vaccine free for public. Today, other countries want to try out the same. With improved relations of U.S. with Cuba, USA researchers will soon have access to this lung cancer vaccine. Here is what you […]

When Tissue Test Fails, DNA Test Find Genetic Mutations In Lung Cancer

Cancer DNA circulates in bloods even when no lung cancer tissues presents in body. DNA tests can help doctors to detect Lung Cancer without Biopsy. In European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC) in Geneva, Switzerland an international group of researchers has reported that Blood DNA test detects the lung cancer mutations and can help a doctor […]