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Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

... "Those include esophageal, colon, stomach, liver, lung and prostate cancers." "And we also found that ... specifically, esophageal, stomach, colon, liver, lung and prostate cancer. And the more alcohol that ... cancers have also been linked in the past, while lung cancer has generally not been considered to be an ...

LCA Announces More Requests for Bids on Lung Cancer Research Programs Funded Through the Department of Defense

... WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) said today that bids are ... for another $11.8 million of the $20 million lung cancer research project funded through the ... to foster the development of bold new ideas in lung cancer research. Laurie Fenton Ambrose, ...

Boehringer Ingelheim to Commence Phase III Study Investigating the Role of BIBW 2992 as First-Line Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients with EGFR Mutations

... at the International Association for the Study of lung Cancer's 13th World Conference on lung Cancer (WCLC), San Francisco, CA, the initiation ... 2992 as first-line treatment in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with epidermal growth ...

Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

... SAN FRANCISCO, August 2, 2009 The world's top lung cancer specialists, medical professionals and ... Francisco, CA for the 13th World Conference on lung Cancer (WCLC), organized by the International Association for the Study of lung Cancer (IASLC). Prevention and early detection of ...

Fox Chase finds that lung cancer patients respond to erlotinib following cetuximab therapy

... SAN FRANCISCO (August 1, 2009)Non-small cell lung cancer patients who have progressed on a ... of the International Association for the Study of lung Cancer. Both cetuximab (Erbitux) and erlotinib ... first-line treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Out of 53 patients who had participated ...

Fox Chase researchers identify differences in treatments and outcomes of patients with second primary lung cancers versus those with one primary lung cancer

... (August 1, 2009)Patients with second primary lung cancers (SPLC), when compared to those with one primary lung cancer (OPLC), are more likely to have localized ... However, patients with SPLC have a 12% higher lung cancer specific mortality, Fox Chase Cancer ...

Advanced targeted therapies effective as first-line treatment for lung cancer

... SAN FRANCISCO, August 1, 2009 The world's top lung cancer specialists, medical professionals and ... Francisco, CA for the 13th World Conference on lung Cancer (WCLC), organized by the International Association for the Study of lung Cancer (IASLC). According to a series of studies ...

Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute Announces Diagnostic Screening and Clinical Research Collaborations With Response Genetics, Inc.

... July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Addario lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI) today announced ... diagnostic testing and banking of advanced-stage lung Cancer tissues. (Logo: ... Currently , only a minority of patients with lung Cancer, especially advanced stage disease, are ...

Lung Cancer Alliance Launches Online 'Early Interventions Resource Center'

... A Comprehensive Web Guide on lung Cancer at its Earliest, Most Treatable Stages ... July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, lung Cancer Alliance (LCA), the only national ... and advocacy for those living with or at risk for lung cancer, announced the launch of its new online ...

FDA Approves TYVASO (Treprostinil) Inhalation Solution for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... and effectiveness in patients with underlying lung disease has not been established. The most ... in conjunction with its wholly-owned subsidiary, lung Rx, Inc., in the United States at the beginning ... Therapeutics and its wholly-owned subsidiary, lung Rx, Inc. Nearly all clinical experience ...

MedPro Scores 87 Percent Sales Revenue Increase in Second Quarter

... wide variety of clinical settings, including the lung and Asthma Center of Central Washington. ... of MedPro," said Paula Peterson, manager, lung and Asthma Center. "We evaluated several other ... in support of excellent patient care." The lung and Asthma Center is a dedicated group of ...

AstraZeneca Submits New Drug Applications for ZACTIMA(TM) in Second-Line Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

... for the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer in patients previously treated with one ... with D ocetaxel I n non-sm A ll cell lung C ancer) is a Phase III randomised, ... advanced medullary thyroid cancer. About lung cancer Over 1.35 million new cases ...

NHLBI stops study of pulmonary hypertension treatment in sickle cell patients

... is composed of experts in sickle cell disease, lung disease, statistics, and bioethics. ... as shortness of breath, by improving heart and lung function, in individuals with sickle cell disease ... a standard indicator of a person's heart and lung function. Hence, the name walk-PHaSST reflects ...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

... and may also trigger asthma attacks and cause lung irritation(1). According to AIRNow.gov(2), a ... Neil Schachter, past president of the American lung Association of the City of New York and author of ... www.Filtrete.com . (1) American lung Association: ...

Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

... leader since 1906. Today the Association fights lung disease and promotes healthy lungs by supporting ... on behalf of individuals and families affected by lung cancer, asthma, COPD (chronic bronchitis and emphysema), and other lung diseases. www.lungchicago.org The ...

Surveyed Oncologists Expect to Prescribe Provenge to about Half of Their Prostate Cancer Patients if the Vaccine is Approved

... Emerging Cancer Vaccines for Prostate Cancer, lung Cancer, and Glioma finds that clinicians are ... include Merck KGaA's Stimuvax for non-small-cell lung cancer and Celldex Therapeutics/Pfizer's CDX-110 ... Emerging Cancer Vaccines for Prostate Cancer, lung Cancer, and Glioma is based on a U.S. survey of ...

Amgen's Second Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 13 Percent To $1.29

... first-line treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The Company also noted that the ... will be presented at the World Conference on lung Cancer. Motesanib is part of a broad ... in the gastric, prostate, mCRC, and small cell lung cancer settings continue. Dulanermin: ...

'Safe' Ozone Levels May Not Be for Some

... Study finds lung problems after exercise at lower concentrations ... current standards can have a negative effect on lung function in healthy people, say U.S. researchers. ... per billion have a significant negative effect on lung function," Edward Schelegle, of the University of ...

Molecule plays early role in nonsmoking lung cancer

... COLUMBUS, Ohio The cause of lung cancer in never-smokers is poorly understood, but ... of Sciences, may lead to improved therapy for lung cancer in both never-smokers and smokers, ... drugs such as gefitinib. The study examined lung tumors from people who had never smoked and found ...

Radiation Plus Chemo a Good Option in Lung Cancer

... not linked to improved survival in non-small-cell lung cancer study MONDAY, July 27 ... well for people with stage 3A non-small-cell lung cancer, a new study has found. Stage 3A is ... in the center of the chest. Non-small-cell lung cancer accounts for about 80 percent ...

Lilly to Unveil More Than 30 Studies at Premier Lung Cancer Meeting

... Company continues to lead the way in advancing lung cancer treatment. On the heels of new FDA and ... as a treatment for nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in the maintenance setting, the company will release findings from more than 30 lung cancer studies at the 13th World Conference ...

Surgery remans an option for advanced lung cancer

... whether patients with a certain type of advanced lung cancer would benefit from surgery. Now a major ... prolongs survival without progression of the lung cancer, but does not dramatically improve overall ... from surgery were those in whom a section of the lung (lobe) was removed, rather than the entire lung, ...

Ovary Removal May Play a Role in Lung Cancer

... doubles a younger woman's risk for developing lung cancer, a new Canadian study has found. "It's possible that vulnerability to lung cancer is caused by early and sudden decrease in ... across Montreal, including 422 women with lung cancer. The researchers analyzed the patients' ...

Is RTA a new potential option for the treatment of hydatid cysts?

... the infestation. Surgery and PAIR on liver and lung can result in biliary or bronchial fistulae, ... success rate was seen in both hepatic (9/9) and lung cysts (8/8). A layer of host tissue necrosis ... attached to the pericystium both in hepatic and lung cysts, with small and focal de novo detachment in ...

Emphysema severity directly linked to coal dust exposure

... worldwide. Dr. Kuempel and colleagues compared lung autopsy results from 722 individuals, including ... Appalachian Regional Hospital as part of a black lung study. Those from Vermont were taken from ... A smaller subset of the study group had their lung tissue analyzed for dust content. Emphysema was ...

Even healthy lungs labor at acceptable ozone levels

... can have a significant and negative effect on lung function, according to researchers at the ... the threshold for decrements in ozone-induced lung function in healthy young subjects is below this ... per billion have a significant negative effect on lung function, even though the current NAAQS standards ...

Lung volume reduction surgery shown to prolong and improve life for some emphysema patients

... lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) can have a ... LVRS or non-surgical medical care. "We found lung reduction surgery is good treatment alternative ... consists of removing a portion of emphysematous lung tissue in the patient. While ...

Lung Cancer Alliance Announces First 'Request For Bids' for Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program 'Concept Awards'

... Directed Medical Research Program for lung Cancer WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) announced that the ... approximately $1.2 million of the $20 million lung cancer research appropriation established last ...

Ovary removal may increase lung cancer risk

... are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer, according to a new study published in the ... are at almost twice the risk of developing lung cancer compared to women who experienced natural ... l'Universit de Montral. "This increased risk of lung cancer was particularly observed among women who ...

Internet May Be Newest Venue for Teen Tobacco Exposure

... by their 21st birthday, according to the American lung Association. About 3,600 kids between 12 and 17 ... of those will become regular smokers, the lung association reports. To assess what type of ... Sward, director of national advocacy for the lung association. "And I'm not surprised that the ...

Small Molecule Might Play Big Part in Lung Cancer

... molecule that might play a big part in a form of lung cancer that typically strikes people who have ... (EGFR) gene. Annually, more than 10 percent of lung cancers strike people who never touched a ... the biology and, ultimately, in the treatment of lung cancers that affect smokers and those that strike ...

New Five-Question Test Helps Assess Asthma Control In Children Under Five Years Of Age

... age five,1 there are limitations to objective lung function tests for children in this age group.2 ... in Children Asthma is a reversible obstructive lung disease caused by increased reaction of the ... March 25, 2008. 4.   American lung Association. Asthma & children fact sheet. ...

Home Oxygen Patients and Family Members Visit Capitol Hill to Ask Congress to Protect Medicare Home Oxygen Therapy Benefit

... obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other lung diseases, descended on Capitol Hill this week. ... Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other degenerative lung conditions. COPD is currently the fourth leading ... disease that causes irreversible loss of lung function, COPD can severely confine patients by ...

Former Utah Governor to Talk About Her Battle With PF on ABC 4 Salt Lake City, July 22nd

... be sharing her personal struggle with a fatal lung disease. Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF), a ... less than three years after diagnosis with the lung disease that is characterized by progressive and irreversible lung scarring. "We are so thankful to ...

Pulmonx Announces New President and CEO Michael A. Baker to Lead Interventional Pulmonology Company

... allows physicians to make regional assessments of lung function, including quantifying inter-lobar ... impact on the effectiveness of Endobronchial lung Volume Reduction (ELVR) therapy(1, 2). By ... collateral ventilation prior to endobronchial lung volume reduction. J Appl Physiol. ...

National Advocacy Organization Representing Home Oxygen Patients Praises Introduction of Medicare Home Oxygen Therapy Act

... obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other lung diseases, the National Emphysema/COPD Association ... associated with their COPD or other lung condition. Legislation that strengthens our ... Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other degenerative lung conditions. COPD is currently the fourth leading ...

New Five-Question Test Helps Assess Asthma Control in Children Under Five Years of Age

... age five(1), there are limitations to objective lung function tests for children in this age group(2). ... Children Asthma is a reversible obstructive lung disease caused by increased reaction of the ... . Accessed March 25, 2008. American lung Association. Asthma & children fact sheet. ...

LCA Congratulates Nominee For Surgeon General

... URGES LEADERSHIP ON lung CANCER WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today lung Cancer Alliance praised President Obama's ... physician from Alabama, whose mother died of lung cancer, to change public awareness and public ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2009

... patients with advanced breast cancer and advanced lung cancer. All three trials surpassed the requisite ... with carboplatin and paclitaxel in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with locally advanced or ... and chemotherapy in patients with advanced lung cancer. Presented data from two studies at ...

New lung cancer staging system revealed

... in more than 10 years, the universally accepted lung cancer staging system has been revised to more ... the prognosis for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). A new report in the July ... of the International Association for the Study of lung Cancer (IASLC) for the staging of NSCLC. The new ...
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