Genomic Analyzes Predict Response to Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Patients

Doctor Patient Researchers from Johns Kimmel Cancer Center, Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, have developed a computational approach to more accurately Tumor Mutational Burden (TMB). TMB is a measure of number of mutations carried by tumor cells and is an emerging biomarker of response. TMB values [...]

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Researchers Link Genetic Mutations to Improved Outcomes in Lung Cancer Patients

Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Researchers have presented new findings related to lung cancer at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) conference in Barcelona, Spain. These new findings by Yale [...]

E-Sniffer to Predict Best Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung Cancer
The researchers have developed a novel device to distinguish between those who and will not respond to immunotherapy. They have reported in the Annals of Oncology that eNose [...]

Considering Unique Cancer Traits for Targeted Therapies

Doctor Patient
Lung cancer researchers Dr Kate Sutherland and Dr Sarah Best from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute led the research and it has been published in Nature Communications [...]

Capmatinib for Lung Cancer Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation

Lung Cancer
Officials with the FDA have granted breakthrough therapy designation to Norvatis’ capmatinib therapy as an initial treatment for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer [...]

Back Pain – An Early Sign of Lung Cancer?

Lung Cancer is one of deadliest diseases and one of the major reasons behind it getting incurable is due to its recognition at a later stage. Most lung cancer symptoms are [...]

Researchers Identify Possible New Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung Cancer Treatment
Lung cancer is the second most common form of lung cancer found in men and women. According to the latest statistics, around 228000 new lung cancer cases and nearly 30% of [...]

Sleep Apnea and Lung Cancer: What is the Link?

Sleep Apnea and Lung Cancer: What is the Link?
Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder in which one faces repeatedly start and stop of breathing. The most common form of sleep apnea is Obstructive Sleep Apnea. This type of [...]

6 Useful Improvements in Lung Cancer Treatment

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. [...]

NYU Study Finds that Too Many Antioxidants May Cause Spread of Lung Cancer

Antioxidants which are touted as cancer preventive may spur the spread of lung cancer! Yes, you read it right. The new study was led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine [...]

Are Cloves Beneficial for Lung Cancer Patients?

Clove (Long)
Role of Indian Spices Indian spices are a delicious tool in every kitchen and a great variety of them has shown to block cancer promoting molecule. In other words, these [...]

Pairing Lung and Breast Cancer Drugs More Effective in Killing Cancer Cells

According to the new study, if the drugs used to treat breast and lung cancer are combined, they overcome resistance to treatment. The study is published in the Journal [...]

Vizimpro Recommended on NHS for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Health officials have approved life-extending pill for patients with an aggressive form of lung cancer. Vizimpro has been recommended as a first-line treatment for people with [...]

AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi Shows Positive Results in Treating Small Cell Lung Cancer

AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi Shows Positive Results in Treating Small Cell Lung Cancer
AstraZeneca has unveiled some data that suggests early-stage treatments for small cell lung cancer and could help in improvement of survival rates. According to AstraZeneca, a [...]

Researchers Trained Dogs Detect Lung Cancer With 97% Accuracy

Researchers Trained Dogs Detect Lung Cancer With 97% Accuracy
Non-small cell lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer among patients in the United States. Early diagnosis is crucial for timely treatment of this deadly [...]