What is Combination Therapy for Metastatic Lung Cancer?

Metastatic Lung Cancer Most of the times, lung cancer is found when it has already spread to other parts of the body. It may have travel to lymph nodes near or away from lung, the brain, adrenal gland or other lung. When the spread has gone to other parts of body, this is the advanced form of disease and thus, gets harder to treat. The doctor evaluates various treatment options [...]

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Managing Shortness of Breath among Lung Cancer Patients

Various Breathing Exercises for Lung Cancer Patients
Shortness of breath, also called dyspnea, is common with lung cancer patients and it often gets worse with advancement of disease. This trouble in breathing may be caused by [...]

Study Suggests, Not to Delay Lung Cancer Surgery

Lung Cancer
According to a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, delaying lung cancer surgery for more than 12 weeks from the date of [...]

FDA Approves First Targeted Therapy for Lung Cancer with Specific Genetic Mutation

Lumakras (sotorasib)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Lumakras (sotorasib) as first treatment for non-small cell lung cancer patients whose tumors have specific type of genetic [...]

FDA Approves Rybrevant for Certain Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Lung cancer is a complex disease, accounting for almost 25% of all cancer deaths. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rybrevant for treatment of adults with [...]

Study: New Breath Test to Detect Lung Cancer

Various Breathing Exercises for Lung Cancer Patients
Lung cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancers. According to the World Health Organization, there were 2.2 million new lung cancer cases and 1.8 million people died [...]

Topotecan–Berzosertib Combination Effective for SCLC Treatment

Skeletal Model of Topotecan
Researchers all over the world are continuously been working towards finding effective treatments and therapies for lung cancer. There are widely two types of lung cancer: [...]

Genetic Testing for Lung Cancer – Why is It Important?

Lung Cancer Tests
Genetic mutations play an important role in the development of lung cancer. Genetic testing helps in identifying specific genetic changes in the tumor cells that might be get [...]

Asbestos and Lung Cancer – What’s The Link?

Asbestos and Lung Cancer
Asbestos refers to the group of minerals occurring naturally as bundles of fibers. It has largely been used to insulate buildings like homes, buildings etc. These mineral [...]

Understanding How Quickly Lung Cancer Spreads

How Quickly Lung Cancer Spreads
Lung cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and according to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 229000 people in the United States received lung cancer diagnosis [...]

An Introduction to Lung Cancer Biomarker Testing

Lung Cancer Biomarker Test
What is Biomarker Testing? Lung cancer treatment includes a number of targeted therapies and driver mutations as well as immunotherapy to provide substantial benefits to the [...]

Use of Biomarker Tests for Lung Cancer Patients Shows Wide Variation

lung | Lung Cancer
A new study from Netherlands has shown that biomarker testing to predict treatment response in non-small cell lung cancer varied widely in terms of costs and tests involved. [...]

Lung Cancer Spread To Other Body Parts: Everything You Need To Know

Tumor
One of the most common forms of cancers is lung cancer. The survival of lung cancer largely depends on the type of cancer, stage of cancer, the overall diagnosis and the [...]

Study Investigates on Rare Genetic Variants that Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Lung Cancer
In US, lung cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths among both men and women. The risk of this disease lies mainly with lifestyle factors like smoking and [...]

Detecting Circulating Tumor Cells in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Non-small cell lung cancer is the most prevalent form of lung cancer and accounts for more than 80% of all lung cancer cases. Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) lead to metastases [...]

Fenugreek – An Impressive Herb to Keep Your Lungs Healthy

Fenugreek | Lung Cancer
Fenugreek is a common ingredient used in many Indian dishes and is often taken as a supplement. This herb has long been used in alternative medicine. It comes with light green [...]

FDA Approves Libtayo as Monotherapy for Advanced NSCLC

Libtayo | Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths worldwide. In the year 2020, an estimated 225,000 new cases were diagnosed in the United States. Also, [...]