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2014-06-02 22:55:01

University of Colorado Denver A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) draws a line from mutation of the gene NTRK1, to its role as an oncogene in non-small cell lung cancer, to treatment that targets this mutation. The current study reports the prevalence of the NTRK1 mutation in an unselected population of 450 lung cancer samples, with >1% percent of patients testing positive. This and other...

2014-06-02 22:51:56

University of Colorado Denver Volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath show presence and stage of lung cancer Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) show that a test of organic compounds in exhaled breath can not only distinguish patients with lung cancer from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but can also define the stage of any cancer present....

2014-06-02 20:22:44

-- REVEL Data Published in The Lancet, Presented at Annual ASCO Meeting -- CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced detailed results from REVEL, a global Phase III study of CYRAMZA((TM)) (ramucirumab) in combination with chemotherapy in patients with second-line non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Data from the trial were published today in The Lancet and also presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (Abstract...

2014-06-02 16:26:19

- Ceritinib achieved overall response rate of 58.5%, with a median progression-free survival of 8.2 months1 EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today announced data showing Zykadia((TM) )(ceritinib, previously known as LDK378) shrank tumors in patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), including those who had received previous treatment with an ALK inhibitor as well as patients receiving one for the first time. Results...

2014-06-02 16:25:16

Cancers characterized by DICER1 genetic defect are advancing new approach to cancer treatments, cures MINNEAPOLIS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent findings by researchers from the International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma (PPB) Registry and International Ovarian and Testicular Stromal (OTST) Tumor Registry, both based at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, have advanced the potential for early diagnosis and proactive treatment of children in families affected by...

2014-06-02 08:31:35

Campaign to fund American Lung Association's New Public Health Initiative LUNG FORCE to Raise Awareness of #1 Cancer Killer of Women - Lung Cancer WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation, today announced an in-store fundraising campaign to help fight the #1 cancer killer of women - lung cancer. Funds raised through the campaign will benefit LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health...

2014-06-02 08:30:11

Newly installed technology enables clinicians to target lung and other tumors quickly and precisely using finely shaped radiation beams rather than surgery NORMAL, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When a diagnostic chest X-ray revealed a nodule on his left lung, Paul Hoffman, 79, had a biopsy and soon got bad news: it was Stage 1 lung cancer. He was given two options. The first was surgery, which would have been risky because Hoffman has a heart condition and a pacemaker. The...

2014-05-31 23:03:00

Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 show that a test of organic compounds in exhaled breath can not only distinguish patients with lung cancer from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but can also define the stage of any cancer present. Chicago (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Society for...

2014-05-30 08:25:01

- 7 total abstracts accepted for afatinib and other compounds from the company's oncology research program RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that new data will be presented from 7 abstracts for Gilotrif® (afatinib) and investigational compounds, including nintedanib and BI 836845, from its oncology pipeline at the 50(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, IL, on May 30 - June 3, 2014. Data include...

Miniature Artificial Lung In The Making
2014-05-29 16:07:40

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB What medications can be used to treat lung cancer, and how effective are they? Until now, drug companies have had to rely on animal testing to find out. But in the future, a new 3D model lung is set to achieve more precise results and ultimately minimize – or even completely replace – animal testing. From June 23-26, researchers will be presenting their new model at the BIO International Convention in San Diego,...


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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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