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2012-06-04 17:47:20

New study suggests some physicians would recommend colorectal cancer screening for 80-year-old patients with advanced lung cancer who would not benefit A significant number of physicians would recommend colorectal cancer screening for elderly patients with a severe illness, according to David Haggstrom from the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis in the US and his team. Such patients would not benefit from the procedure and, in fact, unnecessary screening may do more...

2010-12-15 07:31:00

(IVANHOE NEWSWIRE)-- Combining epigenetic therapy and molecular targeted therapy has shown promising results for combating advanced lung cancer. Epigenetic therapy is designed to control the expression of good and bad genes that influence the development of resistance to targeted therapies. This study, called ENCORE 401, evaluates whether entinostat, a novel epigenetic therapy that is given orally, can be used to delay or overcome the resistance to erlotinib, a drug used to treat patients...

2010-12-09 17:20:06

A new study shows that a combination of epigenetic therapy and molecular targeted therapy has promising results at combating advanced lung cancer according to research presented at the 2010 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. This symposium is co-sponsored by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (ISLAC) and The University of Chicago. Epigenetics...


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