Lung Cancer Drugs

Drug: Keytruda (Pembrolizumab) to Treat NSCLC

Keytruda (Pembrolizumab)
Keytruda (Pembrolizumab) is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This cancer medicine interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the [...]

Drug: Iressa (Gefitinib) to Treat NSCLC

Iressa (Gefitinib)
Gefitinib is an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.  It is also known by its brand name Iressa. It is used for lung cancer [...]

How is Lung Cancer Treated?

Lung Cancer Treatment
There are main two types of lung cancer: small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. Lung cancer treatment depends on the stage of lung cancer, [...]

Tagrisso Gets FDA Approval as Lung Cancer Drug

Tagrisso from AstraZeneca Skeletal Model
Lung cancer is one of the most deadly diseases among both men and women. A new drug has got FDA approval. AstraZeneca has got its approval for lung cancer drug [...]

Statins Do Not Improve Survival in Small Cell Lung Cancer

Statins
Statins are the cholesterol-lowering drugs. Do such drugs could be a part of cancer treatment as well? Such drugs works to lower cholesterol levels by blocking [...]

Drug: Crizotinib for Lung Cancer

Crizotinib
Crizotinib FDA Approved Among cancer-related deaths in the United States, lung cancer is the leading cause. FDA has approved the use of Xalkori (crizotinib) [...]

Drug: Alecensa (Alectinib) to Treat NSCLC

Alecensa (Alectinib)
Alecensa (Alectinib) – FDA Approved Lung cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths. Alecensa (alectinib) is an FDA approved drug for the [...]

Drug: Pemetrexed (Alimta) to Treat NSCLC

Pemetrexed (Alimta)
What is Pemetrexed? Pemetrexed is medically necessary for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. It is also known by its brand name Alimta. It belongs [...]

Drug: Vinblastin to Treat NSCLC

Vinblastin
About Vinblastin Vinblastin is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells. It helps to slow down the spread of cancer in the body. [...]

Drug: Etoposide (VP-16) to Treat NSCLC

Etoposide (VP-16)
What is Etoposide? Etoposide is a medicine used to kill cancer cells. It works by stopping cancer cells to further divide and make new cells. It is one of the [...]

Drug: Irinotecan (Camptosar) to treat NSCLC

Irinotecan (Camptosar)
Chemotherapy has been shown to provide benefit in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related [...]

Drug: Vinorelbine (Navelbine) to treat NSCLC

Vinorelbine (Navelbine)
Vinorelbine, a chemotherapy drug, is sold under the trade name of Navelbine to treat various types of cancer. It has been approved for treatment of [...]

Drug: Gemcitabine (Gemzar) to Treat NSCLC

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)
Gemcitabine, US brand name Gemzar, is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug and belongs to the class of drugs known as antimetabolite. Antimetabolites are [...]

Drug: Docetaxel (Taxotere) to Treat NSCLC

Docetaxel (Taxotere)
Docataxel or Taxotere is a medication that works to interfere with cell division. Approved by FDA, it is used in treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer. It [...]