6 Useful Improvements in Lung Cancer Treatment

lung When it comes to lung cancer treatment, it has come a long way. From the myths of lung cancer being incurable to a cured disease, the treatment options have risen.  Researchers are continuously working towards improvements in the field of lung cancer. Lung cancer is no longer incurable. Lung cancer remains the leading cause of deaths from cancer. World [...]

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Is Lung Cancer Curable?

Is Lung Cancer Curable?
Can lung cancer be cured? Is lung cancer curable if detected early? Is lung cancer treatable at any stage? Can surgery or chemotherapy cure it? These are some of the [...]

Targeted Therapy Drugs for Lung Cancer

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One of the developments in lung cancer medicine is introduction of targeted treatments. Targeted therapy drugs work by targeting the cancer cells. They work by stopping cancer [...]

Capsaicin, Spicy Compound from Chilli Peppers, Could Help Reduce Lung Cancer

Capsaicin, Spicy Compound from Chilli Peppers, Could Help Reduce Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women. The most common reason for cancer-related deaths is that the cancer has already spread to distant [...]

Life after Lobectomy for Lung Cancer

Lobectomy, lung cancer surgery, is a life-changing event. Though it is aimed at extending the life of patient but can impact the emotional and mental health. It is never easy [...]

Tecentriq Plus Chemotherapy Approved for Small Cell Lung Cancer

Tecentriq Plus Chemotherapy Approved for Small Cell Lung Cancer
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tecentriq, in combination with carboplatin and etoposide for the first-line treatment of patients suffering from [...]

Side Effects of Radiotherapy and Chemoradiotherapy

Side Effects of Radiotherapy and Chemoradiotherapy
Radiotherapy and Chemoradiotherapy are among the common methods for lung cancer treatments. Though these are one of the effective ways to cure cancer but they also come with [...]

New Machine Learning Model to Classify Types of Lung Cancer

Over the years, machine learning has improved dramatically and has shown great improvement in image analysis. The research specialists at Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer [...]

Everything You Need to Know about LungNets

Lung Nets
What is LungNets? Lung Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a type of lung cancer and are classified into four different categories with different courses. These are an uncommon [...]

Role of Gaming Technology in Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Role of Gaming Technology in Early Detection of Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the leading reason among cancer deaths worldwide. The most common problem with lung cancer patients is that the disease has no or less symptoms in its early [...]

Diathermy (Electrocautery): Lung Cancer Treatment

Among various treatment methods available for lung cancer, Diathermy is one of them. This treatment method utilizes electrical current to destroy cancer cells. Diathermy is [...]

Drug: Gemcitabine Hydrochloride to Treat NSCLC

Drug: Gemcitabine Hydrochloride to Treat NSCLC
Gemcitabine belongs to the group of cancer-fighting medications called antineoplastics. Gemcitabine Hydrochloride is a novel anti-cancer drug and is marketed as an indication [...]

Early CDT – New Test for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

The most effective way to get rid of lung cancer is its detection at an early stage. The earlier lung cancer diagnosis, the more are the chances for survival of patients. [...]

Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy

Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy
Radiation Therapy for lung cancer is effective for destroying cancerous cells. It is also useful in shrinking tumors. It is used for early stage non-small cell lung cancer [...]

Microwave Ablation for Lung Cancer Treatment

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While some tumors can be removed surgically, others are treated by alternative methods. One such method is ablation. Microwave ablation is the most recent development in the [...]