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2014-07-18 23:07:57

Peace of Mind (POM) have listed their affordable CT Scans for early detection of lung cancer on crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, to raise $250,000 to allow the setting up of its first CT scan facility which will offer CT scans for only $295. Donations are received in return for pre-ordering future CT scans at a significantly discounted price to ensure out of the 1 in 13 that get lung cancer they are not part of the 75% of people who die because they were not diagnosed early enough. San...

2014-07-17 08:26:51

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic TV actress Susan Flannery, NFL Linebacker Chris Draft, talk show host Tim Conway, Jr. and other special guests will join lung cancer advocates and supporters at the Lung Cancer Foundation of America's (LCFA) unique "Day at the Races" event at Del Mar Race Track, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014 on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 1 PM - 6 PM. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140717/127932 Logo -...

2014-07-16 23:08:14

Researchers say pemetrexed (Alimta), the top chemotherapy drug for mesothelioma, may carry a risk of acute kidney injury, even in patients whose baseline kidney function falls within recommended limits. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Italian scientists say patients on the popular mesothelioma drug pemetrexed may need to take certain precautions to avoid damaging their kidneys. An article on the new research has just been published on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to...

2014-07-11 08:24:47

New Hybrid Lung Cancer Diagnostic Procedure Shows Significant Cost Savings. ST. LOUIS, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies, a U.S. based medical device company, announced today the positive, cost-effective final results for the initial study of its innovative SPiNPerc(TM) procedure. The SPiNPerc endobronchial percutaneous biopsy study results support the use of a percutaneous approach to biopsy when a traditional bronchoscopic method is not possible. Hospitals,...

2014-07-10 08:26:11

Tenacious Lung Cancer Survivor Fights for Her Life and the Lives of Others WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announces Bonnie J. Addario, a tenacious lung cancer survivor and advocate, as the July LUNGevity Hero for her work in raising awareness of the disease and funds for lifesaving lung cancer research, especially for early detection methods. In late 2003, Bonnie saw her primary care physician and a neurosurgeon about sharp pain on the left side of...

2014-07-09 08:27:52

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") announced today that the company has been awarded a non-refundable financial contribution of up to CDN$194,000 from the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The research funded by this award will be conducted in collaboration with the University of British Columbia, the Vancouver Prostate Centre and...

2014-07-08 12:28:50

TORONTO, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Up and coming Toronto-based singer/songwriter Joseph Neale, a lung cancer survivor, is breathing new life into his music career, and helping Toronto East General Hospital while he is at it. In a unique fundraising campaign, Joseph is inviting Canadians to join him as he raises funds towards his new album while at the same time supporting Toronto East General, where he had his life saving surgery. Joseph was about to launch his music career when he...

2014-07-07 23:05:15

Researchers say some patients on the popular mesothelioma drug, pemetrexed, may be able to avoid the risks and discomfort of lung fluid evacuation. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 A new Danish study suggests that the practice of draining off lung fluid to avoid pemetrexed (Alimta) toxicity may not be necessary for all patients. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted details of the new study for mesothelioma patients and their families. Click here to read it now. Researchers at the...

2014-07-03 12:23:38

TGEN Lung cancer patients could especially benefit from new ‘QTA’ technique Lung cancer patients could receive more precise treatment, and their progress could be better tracked, using a new high-tech method of non-invasive medical imaging analysis, according to a study published today by the journal PLOS ONE. Genetic changes increasingly are recognized as driving cancer development. But obtaining evidence of these changes usually requires a biopsy, which can be problematic for...

2014-07-01 23:05:08

The “Share Your Story” Campaign Honoring Lung Cancer Awareness Month Recognized for Creativity and Excellence Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Blue Water was recently recognized by the Web Marketing Association’s 12th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) for the American Lung Association’s ‘Share Your Story’ campaign. Named “Best Associations Integrated Ad Campaign” and “Best Health Care Integrated Ad Campaign,” the campaign honored Lung Cancer Awareness...


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Clinical Lung Cancer
2012-05-14 11:09:55

Clinical Lung Cancer is a peer-reviewed medical journal published bimonthly by the CIG Media Group. It was established in 1999. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is David R. Gandara. Gandara is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and the Addario Foundation. He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and as secretary-treasurer. He is furthermore a member of...

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