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News tagged ‘LungCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Leena Gandhi reported at the AACR meeting on a study showing a cancer immunotherapy that passed a key test in patients with lung cancer.

Tags: LungCancer

  • Dr. Bruce E. Johnson commented on the health threat of secondhand smoke.

Tags: LungCancer

  • Treated at Dana-Farber by Dr. David Jackman and Dr. Raymond Mak, reporter Bill Shields of WBZ-TV is now cancer free.

Tags: LungCancer

  • Lung cancer among younger, healthier, and non-smoking individuals "seems to be emerging as its own subtype of lung cancer — one for which new, powerful treatments are needed to make it a livable disease" said Dr. Geoffrey Oxnard, a lung cancer specialist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Tags: LungCancer, Genetics

  • Scientists at Dana-Farber and the University of Colorado Cancer Center report on a gene fusion that spurs the cells to divide rapidly. 

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics, LungCancer

  • A Maine man diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer six months ago is now effectively cancer-free following an experimental treatment at Dana-Farber.

Tags: BasicResearch, LungCancer

  • A new study led by Dr. Suzanne Dahlberg shows lung cancer outcomes are better in obese patients early on, but obesity is linked to an overall higher risk of death.

Tags: BasicResearch, LungCancer

  • A government panel recommended heavy smokers over 55 have a CT scan to check for lung cancer. Dr. Christopher Lathan says this is a tremendous opportunity to really change the tide in lung cancer treatment.

Tags: BasicResearch, LungCancer

  • Dr. Pasi Janne comments on his study showing a new cancer drug that significantly delayed the worsening of a form of lung cancer compared with traditional chemotherapy. (Full article requires a subscription)

Tags: BasicResearch, LungCancer

  • Dr. Gabriel Brooks commented on a new study showing Medicare spending for patients with advanced cancer is not linked to differences in survival.

Tags: BreastCancer, ColonCancer, LungCancer, PancreaticCancer, ProstateCancer, Survivorship

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