Research: Monitoring the Effect of Nivolumab in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Blood Test Helps to Detect Lung Cancer at an Early Stage Researchers all over the world are dedicatedly working towards improving survival rates of lung cancer patients. Now, the researchers from Osaka University have found a new method for monitoring the effect of lung cancer therapy. Dr. Tasuku Honjo, the winner of 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, has discovered immune T-cell protein PD-1. This [...]

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Research: New Blood Test May Detect Early Stage Lung Cancer

Blood Test Helps to Detect Lung Cancer at an Early Stage
In most cases, non small cell lung carcinoma becomes incurable as it is not diagnosed until reached an advanced level. At the later stages of lung cancer, it gets difficult to [...]

Research: Grape Constituent Could Cure Lung Cancer

Grape Black
Lung Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases with which the whole world is fighting. Researchers have found that one of the compounds found in grape, Resveratrol, could [...]

5 Important Facts About Lung Cancer You Must Know

Lung cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the Lungs. The lungs are part of the respiratory system, being two spongy tissues in the chest that take in oxygen and release [...]

Artificial Intelligence to Determine Lung Cancer Type

Research works in the area of lung cancer continues to bring new innovations. These days, the role of artificial intelligence is in full swing and it is now working to [...]

Together Against Nancy’s Cancer

Nancy Mason Cancer Patient
John Mason shares a fundraising link of his mother Nancy Mason lung cancer at Facebook page. His mother story is as follows on his own words: My mother is a 70-year-old woman [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]