News tagged ‘LungCancer’ clear
- 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
- Treated at Dana-Farber by Dr. David Jackman and Dr. Raymond Mak, reporter Bill Shields of WBZ-TV is now cancer free.
- Dr. Pasi A. Jänne discusses a new study that demonstrates that chemotherapy and a new, targeted therapy work better in combination than chemotherapy alone in treating patients with the most common genetic subtype of lung cancer.
Tags: LungCancer, TargetedTherapy, 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
- 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. Bruce E. Johnson commented on the health threat of secondhand smoke.