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2011-04-04 17:02:41

Two sets of gene expression profiles predict response to a common lung cancer drug for patients that have no guiding indicators for their treatment now.

2011-03-23 21:42:43

A detailed analysis of lung tumors that became resistant to targeted therapy drugs has revealed two previously unreported resistance mechanisms.

2011-03-10 23:42:52

LSU oncologist Vince D. Cataldo, MD, is the lead author of a review article reporting two chemotherapy drugs now indicated for second and third-line therapy in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer are remarkably effective in treating a certain subset of these patients.

2011-03-08 13:35:45

Combining targeted therapies might be required for maximum anti-tumor activity when treating HER2-positive breast cancers.

2011-02-25 13:16:36

Spanish researchers have identified a gene whose expression level strongly predicts how well certain lung cancer patients will respond to treatment with the drug erlotinib.

2011-02-01 12:54:51

Three of the world's top lung associations have published a new international multidisciplinary classification of lung adenocarcinoma, the first revision to the classification in six years.

2011-01-06 13:43:36

New research shows that loss of a gene called NFKBIA promotes the growth of glioblastoma multiforme, the most common and deadly form of brain cancer, and suggests that therapies that stabilize this gene may improve survival for certain glioblastoma patients.

2011-01-05 09:04:37

The deletion of a gene called NFKBIA may cause glioblastoma, the most common and malignant brain cancer.

2010-12-23 16:54:43

A study fast-tracked for online publication Dec. 22 in the New England Journal of Medicine has identified an important gene deletion in up to one of every four cases of glioblastoma, the most common adult brain cancer.

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2010-12-23 08:02:49

Implications for blocking metastasis and improving responses to existing therapies.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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