Treating Lung Cancer

Targeted Therapy Drugs for Lung Cancer

Drugs
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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Laser Therapy for Lung Cancer Treatment

What is Laser Therapy? Laser Therapy utilizes high-intensity light for the treatment of lung cancer. The word LASER stands for Light Amplification by [...]

Radiofrequency Ablation for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung Cancer Treatment
Today, we are talking about one of the useful methods for lung cancer treatment called radiofrequency ablation. Radiotherapy ablation, also referred as RFA, [...]

Thermal Ablation for Treatment of Lung Cancer

Simple Algorithm to Predict the Chance of Getting Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer and is one of leading causes for death in both men and women. The field of interventional therapies is [...]

Chemoradiotherapy Treatment for Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer
Chemoradiotherapy and Lung Cancer Chemoradiotherapy, as the name implies, is the combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy for the treatment of lung [...]

Treatment for Stage 2 Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Stage II Lung Cancer
When someone is diagnosed with stage 2 non-small cell lung cancer, a common question that arises is the treatment options available. It is important to learn [...]

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

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A group of researchers at the University of Cambridge have identified lung squamous cell carcinoma (LUSC) cells containing high amounts of protein called [...]