Drug: Tagrisso (Osimertinib) to Treat NSCLC

Tagrisso-(Osimertinib) Osimertinib or Tagrisso is an FDA-approved drug by FDA as a frontline treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). It is indicated for the first-line lung cancer treatment of patients with metastatic NSCLC whose tumors have epidermal growth factor receptor exon 19 deletions or exon 21 L858R mutations. It is used only when the tumor has a [...]

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Treatment of Stage 3 Lung Cancer

Stage III Lung Cancer
Most cases of stage 3 lung cancer are treated with combinations of radiation therapy, chemotherapy or may be surgery as well. At Stage 3, the tumor may be difficult and gets [...]

Women with Lung Cancer may Experience Early Menopause due to Chemotherapy

Lung Cancer in Women
The rate of lung cancer diagnoses in men has been decreasing but it has risen in women. Lung cancer even surpassed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths in US [...]

Research: Scientists Discover New Drug Target for Lung Cancer

Doctor
A group of researchers at the University of Cambridge have identified lung squamous cell carcinoma (LUSC) cells containing high amounts of protein called BCL11A. LUSC occurs [...]

Lobectomy: Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer
What is Lobectomy? Lungs have sections called lobes, with right lung having 3 lobes and left has 2 lobes. Lobectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one of the lobes of the [...]

Drug: Nivolumab to Treat NSCLC

Formula of Nivolumab
About Nivolumab Nivolumab or Opdivo is a prescription drug used for the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer. It is given to those patients where lung cancer has [...]

World Lung Cancer Day 2018: 10 Common Lung Cancer Myths to Stop Believing

World Lung Cancer Day
There are lots of inaccurate misconceptions and myths prevailing about lung cancer. Getting the facts behind such misconceptions is useful in better managing the problem. On [...]

When Lung Cancer Spreads to Other Parts of Body

Lung Cancer
When Lung Cancer Spreads to Other Parts of Body The greatest concern for any lung cancer patient is its spread to other parts of the body. When the malignant tumors form, [...]

Drug: Paclitaxel to Treat NSCLC

Paclitaxel (Taxol)
In the past two decades, little progress has been made in the field of lung cancer treatment. Patients with advanced level of cancer find it difficult to survive. Non-small [...]

New Blood Test for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Blood Test
A recent revolutionary discovery by scientists has revealed a new way for early detection of lung cancer. This is a four-protein biomarker blood test that improves the risk [...]

Lung Cancer FDA Approved Drugs

Vitamin Supplements
This page offers you an assortment of all the lung cancer drugs which are approved by Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This compilation is helpful in determining the common [...]

New Type of Small Cell Lung Cancer Identified

Microscope
Researchers have discovered a new type of small cell lung cancer. As per the researchers, the lung cancer treatment options such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgery [...]

Ayurvedic Drug: Pippalyadi-Ghrut to Treat Lung Cancer

Pippalyadi Ghrita, Pippalyadi-Ghrut
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that uses natural herbs for the cure of various health issues. The herbal remedies provide the richness of herbs in a natural [...]

How Turmeric Prevents Lung Cancer?

Curcuma Longa (Curcumin), Turmeric
Turmeric is an orange colored Indian spice and contributes mildly bitter taste to the cuisines. Its active ingredient is an extracted compound called curcumin. It has been [...]

No Chemo for Lung Cancer Patients?

No Chemo for Lung Cancer Patients?
Chemotherapy is one of the widely used treatment options available for lung cancer patients. During chemotherapy, a patient suffers from many physical as well as emotional [...]