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2014-05-02 08:25:48

Ultrasound Imaging Platform Supports Better Detection and Characterization of Lesions in the Gastrointestinal Tract and Airways CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions in Medical and Surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today the launch of the next-generation EU-ME2 Ultrasound Processor, which can integrate endoscopic and endobronchial ultrasound...

2014-05-01 20:24:06

Ceritinib (brand name Zykadia(TM)) will be used for the treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have progressed on or are intolerant to crizotinib (brand name Xalkori(TM)) WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation applauds the FDA approval of Zykadia(TM) for the subset of anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) patients with advanced cases of non-small cell lung cancer who have...

2014-05-01 16:30:43

Lemonade Stand Funds Fight against Lung Cancer WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announces the Bauer family of Shaker Heights, Ohio - Harriet and her children, seventh grader Greta and fourth grader Owen - as the May LUNGevity Hero for their contributions to the fight against lung cancer. Since 2009, the family has run an after-school lemonade stand every Friday, providing tasty treats to the local community while raising funds for lung cancer research....

2014-04-30 11:11:48

Specificity double that of PET scans, according to presentation at 94th AATS Annual Meeting Researchers at the University of Louisville School of Medicine are using breath analysis to detect the presence of lung cancer. Preliminary data indicate that this promising noninvasive tool offers the sensitivity of PET scanning, and has almost twice the specificity of PET for distinguishing patients with benign lung disease from those with early stage cancer. Michael Bousamra II, MD, Associate...

2014-04-29 16:32:08

- Zykadia (ceritinib) demonstrated an overall response rate of 54.6% in patients with ALK+ metastatic NSCLC who have no other treatment option[1] EAST HANOVER, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zykadia(TM) (ceritinib, previously known as LDK378) for the treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have progressed on or are...

2014-04-29 16:31:09

Polaris Group Scientific Colleagues from Several University Cancer Centers Present Data at 2014 AACR Meeting in San Diego, CA SAN DIEGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris Group collaborating scientists from numerous institutions reported results from preclinical studies at the 2014 annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting, which showed that certain non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC), malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) and melanomas are more likely to...

2014-04-29 12:27:59

Improvements in Key Efficacy Endpoints, Especially Overall Survival, are Pivotal Drivers for Prescribing, According to a New Report from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that interviewed oncologists' are optimistic that Boehringer Ingelheim's second-generation irreversible EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) Gilotrif/Giotrif will offer efficacy and delivery advantages over currently available agents for the second- and...

2014-04-28 08:26:37

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/non_small_cell_lung_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review.html Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data...

2014-04-25 08:27:52

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uniting Against Lung Cancer (UALC), a nonprofit dedicated to funding innovative research and raising awareness for lung cancer, announces that it has achieved a new level of funding this year, committing more than $1.5 million in lung cancer research grants to premier medical and research institutions across the country. This contribution brings UALC's total funding for lung cancer research grants to a total of $11.5 million. Lung cancer is...

2014-04-24 12:54:13

Rates for all other cancers, except female lung cancer, continue to fall Pancreatic cancer is the only cancer for which deaths are predicted to increase in men and women rather than decrease in 2014 and beyond, according to a comprehensive study published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology today (Thursday). The study by researchers in Italy and Switzerland shows that the proportion of deaths due to any sort of cancer is expected to fall overall in Europe in 2014. There are...


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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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