Lung Cancer Drugs

Statins Do Not Improve Survival in Small Cell Lung Cancer

Statins
Statins are the cholesterol-lowering drugs. Do such drugs could be a part of cancer treatment as well? Such drugs works to lower cholesterol levels by blocking [...]

Drug: Pemetrexed (Alimta) to Treat NSCLC

Pemetrexed (Alimta)
What is Pemetrexed? Pemetrexed is medically necessary for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. It is also known by its brand name Alimta. It belongs [...]

Drug: Vinblastin to Treat NSCLC

Vinblastin
About Vinblastin Vinblastin is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells. It helps to slow down the spread of cancer in the body. [...]

Drug: Etoposide (VP-16) to Treat NSCLC

Etoposide (VP-16)
What is Etoposide? Etoposide is a medicine used to kill cancer cells. It works by stopping cancer cells to further divide and make new cells. It is one of the [...]

Drug: Irinotecan (Camptosar) to treat NSCLC

Irinotecan (Camptosar)
Chemotherapy has been shown to provide benefit in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related [...]

Drug: Vinorelbine (Navelbine) to treat NSCLC

Vinorelbine (Navelbine)
Vinorelbine, a chemotherapy drug, is sold under the trade name of Navelbine to treat various types of cancer. It has been approved for treatment of [...]

Drug: Gemcitabine (Gemzar) to Treat NSCLC

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)
Gemcitabine, US brand name Gemzar, is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug and belongs to the class of drugs known as antimetabolite. Antimetabolites are [...]

Drug: Docetaxel (Taxotere) to Treat NSCLC

Docetaxel (Taxotere)
Docataxel or Taxotere is a medication that works to interfere with cell division. Approved by FDA, it is used in treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer. It [...]

Drug: Albumin-Bound Paclitaxel (nab-paclitaxel, Abraxane) to treat NSCLC

Albumin-Bound Paclitaxel (nab-paclitaxel, Abraxane)
What is Abraxane? Abraxane is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug and is used to treat non-small-cell lung cancer. It is also used to treat breast cancer and [...]

Drug: Carboplatin to Treat NSCLC

Carboplatin
Carboplatin is an anticancer chemotherapy drug used to treat non-small-cell lung cancer. This chemotherapy drug contains platinum and is used alone or in [...]

Drug: Cisplatin to Treat NSCLC

Cisplatin
About Cisplatin Cisplatin is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug and is classified as an “alkylating agent.” It is used alone or in combination of other [...]

Drug Made From Crocuses Wiped Out Lung Cancer

Drug made from crocuses is the latest weapon to beat lung cancer and cured disease in one test or treatment. It is believed to cure almost all types of cancer, [...]

Study: Avastin Copycat ABP 215 Found Helpful In Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer!!! People scared from it. Always say it’s a deadly disease. But now many treatments and drugs are developed, Out of these so many drugs one is [...]

New Hope for Lung Cancer Patients with FDA Approval of Gefitinib

In July 15, the U. S. Food and Drug (FDA) Administration approved IRESSA (gefitinib) for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell [...]