Lung Cancer Treatment

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lung Cancer FDA Approved Drugs

Vitamin Supplements
This page offers you an assortment of all the lung cancer drugs which are approved by Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This compilation is helpful in [...]

New Type of Small Cell Lung Cancer Identified

Microscope
Researchers have discovered a new type of small cell lung cancer. As per the researchers, the lung cancer treatment options such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy [...]

How Turmeric Prevents Lung Cancer?

Curcuma Longa (Curcumin), Turmeric
Turmeric is an orange colored Indian spice and contributes mildly bitter taste to the cuisines. Its active ingredient is an extracted compound called curcumin. [...]

No Chemo for Lung Cancer Patients?

No Chemo for Lung Cancer Patients?
Chemotherapy is one of the widely used treatment options available for lung cancer patients. During chemotherapy, a patient suffers from many physical as well [...]

Photodynamic Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Photodynamic Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Non-small cell lung cancer is a deadly disease taking away the lives of many people each year.  There are various treatment methods available for lung cancer. [...]

Radiotherapy Side Effects for Lung Cancer Patients

Radiotherapy Side Effects for Lung Cancer Patients
Radiotherapy is often used in lung cancer treatment. Just like other treatments, it can cause side effects. The side effects vary from person to person [...]

Types of Treatment for Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Treatment
The treatment for lung cancer usually involves chemotherapy or radiation therapy, surgical removal of the cancer as well as a combination of these treatments. [...]

Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer

Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer
Radiotherapy for lung cancer uses x-rays to kill cancer cells. It is one of the common treatments used in lung cancer. It may also be given as a part of [...]