Tag: Lung cancer

Blood test could provide rapid, accurate method of detecting solid cancers

A blood sample could one day be enough to diagnose many types of solid cancers, or to monitor the amount of cancer in a...

Gene may predict if further cancer treatments are needed

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are developing a new predictive tool that could help patients with breast cancer and certain lung cancers decide whether...

Drug shows good results in treating most common form of lung...

An experimental cancer drug that has shown promise in the treatment of melanoma has also shown early potential as an effective treatment for patients...

Diabetes Drug May Help Lung Cancer Patients

Treating aggressive lung cancer with the diabetes drug metformin along with radiation and chemotherapy may slow tumor growth and recurrence, suggests new preliminary findings...

Even healthy-looking smokers have early cell damage which destroys necessary genetic...

Smokers who've received a clean bill of health from their doctor may believe cigarettes haven't harmed their lungs. However, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical...

Potential genetic origins, pathways of lung cancer in nonsmokers

Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have begun to identify mutations and cellular pathway changes that lead to lung cancer in never-smokers...

Detecting lung cancer through exhaled breath

Some illnesses such as lung and stomach cancer or liver diseases which, due to the difficulty of diagnosis, have symptoms that are often confused...

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