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largest genome-wide study of lung cancer susceptibility identifies new causes




using the oncoarray genotyping platform developed by multiple cancer consortia, a recent large aggregated genomewide association study identifies new susceptibility loci for lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide. although tobacco smoking is the main risk factor, past studies h...



lung cancer may go undetected in kidney cancer patients




image: (l to r): dr. james brugarolas, dr. isaac bowman, dr. ivan pedrosa, and dr. payal kapur studied lung cancer tumors in kidney cancer patients. view more credit: ut southwesterndallas - march 7, 2017 - could lung cancer be hiding in kidney cancer patients? researchers with the harold c. simmon...



rise in lung adenocarcinoma linked to 'light' cigarette use




columbus, ohio -- a new study shows that so-called "light" cigarettes have no health benefits to smokers and have likely contributed to the rise of a certain form of lung cancer that occurs deep in the lungs. for this new study, researchers at the ohio state university comprehensive cancer center - ...



doctors urge fda to tighten regulations on 'filtered' cigarettes




a new study shows that so-called "light" cigarettes have no health benefits to smokers and have likely contributed to the rise of a certain form of lung cancer that occurs deep in the lungs. for this new study, researchers at the ohio state university comprehensive cancer center - arthur g. james ca...



massey scientists may have found a new way to halt lung cancer growth




image: from left to right are: rebecca a. frum, postdoctoral researcher in the department of internal medicine at the vcu school of medicine; swati palit deb, ph.d., member of the cancer... view more credit: vcu massey cancer centerthe gene p53 functions normally as a cancer suppressor, but mutate...



antioxidants and lung cancer risk




an epidemiological study published in frontiers in oncology suggests that a diet high in carotenoids and vitamin c may protect against lung cancer. the study authors found that vitamin c appears to reduce the risk of lung cancer in heavy smokers while beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthi...



scientific advances in thoracic oncology in 2016 highlighted by the iaslc




denver - capturing and summarizing the remarkable progress in lung cancer prevention, diagnosis, staging and treatment in 2016, the international association for the study of lung cancer (iaslc) announces the second annual publication of "scientific advances in thoracic oncology," available online n...



fdg pet/ct found useful in certain lung cancer patients




leesburg, va, march 1, 2017-- fdg pet/ct is a valuable imaging tool for treatment assessment of patients with lung cancer, though systematic evidence for its comparative effectiveness with conventional imaging, such as chest ct, is still evolving. authors of the study titled "the value of fdg pet/ct...



the iaslc atlas of pd-l1 immunohistochemistry (ihc) testing in lung cancer relea




media contact: becky bunn, msc public relations manager [email protected] | 720-325-2946 the iaslc atlas of pd-l1 immunohistochemistry (ihc) testing in lung cancer released publication the first to collectively discuss all five pd-l1 ihc assaysdenver - despite very encouraging progress in the dev...



boulder's biodesix enters partnership with indian firm




biodesix, a boulder molecular diagnostic company, has entered a partnership that will allow broad-based distribution of its new diagnostic tool for lung cancer in india.under the partnership agreement, mumbai-based positive bioscience will market and distribute two biodesix liquid biopsy tests for n...



boulder's biodesix enters manufacturing partnership with indian firm




biodesix, a boulder molecular diagnostic company, has entered a partnership that will allow broad-based distribution of its new diagnostic tool for lung cancer in india.under the partnership agreement, mumbai-based positive bioscience will manufacture two biodesix liquid biopsy tests for non-small c...



brigatinib first to offer over 1-year control of alk-positive lung cancer post-c




image: d. ross camidge, m.d., ph.d., and colleagues show benefit of brigatinib as second-line therapy against alk-positive lung cancer. view more credit: university of colorado cancer centerabout 3-5 percent of lung cancers are caused by changes in the gene alk. in 2011, the fda granted accelerate...



advanced form of proton therapy shows promise for treating lung cancer recurrenc




an advanced form of image-guided radiation therapy, known as intensity modulated proton therapy (impt), has shown early promise for the treatment of recurrent lung cancer, according to new research from the university of texas md anderson cancer center. researchers found that after reirradiation wit...



to screen or not to screen for lung cancer?




glenview, il, march 13, 2017 - lung cancer screening using a low-dose ct scan can be a lifesaving test for high-risk patients. while it offers clear benefits, incidental findings and radiation exposure mean there are some potential risks associated with yearly screening. most patients do not fully u...



prevention and prediction: understanding how lung cancer progresses




philadelphia - treating the brain with a preventative course of radiation may help small cell lung cancer (sclc) patients - whose tumors often spread to their brain -- live longer, according to a new study from researchers in the abramson cancer center and perelman school of medicine at the universi...



using a genetic signature to overcome chemotherapy-resistant lung cancer




image: these are drs. elisabeth d. martinez, dr. john minna, and dr. maithili dalvi. view more credit: ut southwesterndallas - may 23, 2017 - patients with non-small cell lung cancer (nsclc) often respond to standard chemotherapy, only to develop drug resistance later, and with fatal consequences....



study sweetens connection between cancer and sugar




in a new study, scientists at the university of texas at dallas have found that some types of cancers have more of a sweet tooth than others."it has been suspected that many cancer cells are heavily dependent on sugar as their energy supply, but it turns out that one specific type -- squamous cell c...



ibm’s watson is really good at creating cancer treatment plans




in a handful of studies being presented at asco, researchers show that watson for oncology is pretty dang good at recommending treatments for a variety of different cancers. from research done in india, watson's treatment recommendations were in agreement with those of physicians 96 percent of the t...



invasive lung cancer cells display symbiosis -- key to metastasis




image: this is jessica konen at microscope, explaining how she isolates distinctive cells. view more credit: damon meharg/winship cancer institutewhen cancer cells split off from a tumor to seed deadly metastases, they are thought to travel as clusters or packs, a phenomenon known as collective in...



national study looks at tobacco advertising and susceptibility to use tobacco am




among 12- to 17-year-olds who have never used tobacco products, nearly half were considered receptive to tobacco marketing if they were able to recall or liked at least one advertisement, report a coalition of behavioral scientists in a new national study. receptivity to tobacco ads is associated wi...



heart failure is as 'malignant' as some common cancers




a new analysis finds that, despite advances in care, men and women with a diagnosis of heart failure continue to have worse survival rates than patients with certain common cancers.the study included 56,658 adults in scotland who were receiving care in a primary care setting, with a total of 147,938...



'black lung' report fails to answer critical questions




since late 2015, when the first case of coal workers pneumoconiosis (cwp) – commonly called "black lung" – was diagnosed the threat of this disease has cast a pall over queensland's coal industry.in this context it would be nice to advise that the latest official report – that by the queenslan...



'black lung' report fails to answer critical questions




since late 2015, when the first case of coal workers pneumoconiosis (cwp) – commonly called "black lung" – was diagnosed the threat of this disease has cast a pall over queensland's coal industry.in this context it would be nice to advise that the latest official report – that by the queenslan...



'black lung' report fails to answer critical questions




since late 2015, when the first case of coal workers pneumoconiosis (cwp) – commonly called "black lung" – was diagnosed the threat of this disease has cast a pall over queensland's coal industry.in this context it would be nice to advise that the latest official report – that by the queenslan...



penn studies find promise for innovations in liquid biopsies




image: this is a cluster of three circulating tumor cells. view more credit: penn medicinephiladelphia - from using fluid in the lungs to better understand the potential of immunotherapy treatments in lung cancer, to tracking circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer, to conducting rna sequencing ...