The hospital said the operation was performed last month on a man in his 60s from Hiroshima Prefecture who was suffering from advanced cancer in the right lung and other parts. It decided to perform the autotransplantation operation because it would not cause rejection or breathing problems from simply removing the lung. In the operation, […]

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Adverse events in childhood have been linked to an increase in the likelihood of developing lung cancer in later life. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public Health describe how the link is partly explained by raised rates of cigarette smoking in victims of childhood trauma, but note that other factors may also be […]

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University of Missouri advisers accept they accept begin a alternation amid asthma and lung blight in a baby study. Previous analysis has apparent a alternation amid abiding adverse pulmonary ache (COPD) and lung cancer, but this is the aboriginal time such a articulation has been apparent for asthma and lung cancer, the advisers said. However, […]

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NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novelos Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: NVLT – News), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics to treat cancer and hepatitis, today announced that the primary endpoint of improvement in overall survival was not met in Novelos’ pivotal Phase 3 trial in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) studying its lead product, NOV-002, […]

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  If you smoke, you know you’re putting yourself at increased risk of lung cancer. But if you boost the variety of fruits and vegetables that you eat, you may be able to lower those odds a bit. Scientists in Europe report in the American Association for Cancer Research’s journal that smokers who consumed the […]

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Rosetta Genomics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostic tests, announces the publication of a study showing microRNA expression differentiates between primary lung tumors and metastases to the lung. The study, entitled, “MicroRNA expression differentiates between primary lung tumors and metastases to the lung,” was published in the online edition […]

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Biopsy-based study tilts field toward personalized treatment, more efficient clinical trials The first lung cancer clinical trial to guide targeted therapies to patients based on molecular signatures in tumor biopsies is a step toward personalized care and more effective, efficient clinical trials for new drugs, study leaders reported today during the American Association for Cancer […]

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Testing lung cancer patients for tumor markers would enable doctors to choose which drug the patient is most likely to respond to, improving the chances for successful treatment, according to results from a recent trial. The mid-stage study, conducted at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and […]

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The authors base their assessment on the results of relevant studies, the recently published S1 guideline of the German Society for Occupational and Environmental Medicine and a current publication from the German Commission on Radiological Protection. These indicate that radon within residential buildings makes a major contribution to the radiological exposure of the general population. […]

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