Lung Cancer

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Name: Lung Cancer
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Big Tobacco Is Putting Scarier Warnings On E-Cigarettes Than On Some Cigarettes — And That's Absurd

Tobacco companies are about the last group you might expect to be overly conscientious about consumer health, but in approaching e-cigarettes, it seems they're doing just that. The New York Times points out that tobacco giants Altria and Reynolds American, ... [Published Business Insider - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

NEJM: Crizotinib Effective in Phase 1 Trial Against ROS1 Lung Cancer

UCLA researchers have demonstrated how resveratrol, an antioxidant derived from grapes and found in wine, works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes acne. The team also found that combining resveratrol with a common acne medication, benzoyl peroxide, ... [Published Infrosoft - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 4 reports

EMA validates the marketing authorization for lung cancer drug nivolumab

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has validated for review the marketing authorization application (MAA) for Bristol-Myers Squibb' nivolumab to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ... [Published PBR - News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 4 reports

JAMA editorials seek middle ground in Medicare payment for CT lung screening

The two opinion pieces advocate at least a partial retreat from Medicare payments for screening on demand for high-risk individuals age 65 or older. The proposals are getting wary reviews from radiologists involved in CT lung cancer screening.The opinions ... [Published Aunt Minnie - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 3 reports

Endocyte's TARGET Interim Data Positive for Lung Cancer

Endocyte, Inc. ( ECYT ) announced an encouraging interim update on overall survival (:OS) of patients in a phase IIb study (:TARGET) evaluating vintafolide (a small molecule drug conjugate, or SMDC) in combination with Taxotere for the treatment of folate ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 3 reports

Pfizer's Lung Cancer Drug Xalkori Effective In Rare Gene Trial

September 29, 2014By Riley McDermid , BioSpace.com Breaking News StaffDrug giant Pfizer Inc. ( PFE ) announced Sunday that its new lung cancer drug Xalkori has proved effective in shrinking tumors in those with an even a rare genetic mutation, according ... [Published BioSpace - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Clovis Shares Higher on Improved Outlook for Lung Cancer Drug

If your browser does not automatically forward you to http://business-news.thestreet.com/philly/story/clovis-shares-higher-improved-outlook-lung-cancer-drug/1, please click here. ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Lung Cancer, Stocks
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 5 reports

TrovaGene, Inc. Expands Clinical Program With New Study Evaluating Its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform In Lung Cancer

SAN DIEGO , Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Trovagene, Inc., (NASDAQ: TROV) a developer of cell -free molecular diagnostics , announced today that it has expanded its clinical program to include a study designed to evaluate use of the Company's precision ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Forum Post: RE: Has anyone got any positive?

A group for anyone affected by lung cancer to get together, ask questions, share experiences and support each other.Has anyone got any positive?Posted by jc 123 on29 Sep 2014 3:00 PMIs there any positives with having lung cancer, counting down the hours ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 4 reports

EMA thumbs-up for Boehringer Ingelheim lung cancer drug

Boehringer Ingelheim has announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion for their non-small cell lung cancer drug nintedanib in combination with docetaxel.The ... [Published Pharma Field - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Crizotinib treatment effective against ROS1-positive lung cancer, study suggests -- ScienceDaily

Treatment with the targeted therapy drug crizotinib effectively halts the growth of lung tumors driven by rearrangements of the ROS1 gene. In an article receiving Online First publication in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with a presentation ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Puma Biotechnology cancer drug shows positive mid-stage results | Reuters

6:44am EDT (Reuters) - Puma Biotechnology Inc said its experimental lung cancer drug was safe to be administered with an already approved treatment for the disease in a mid-stage study.The time where a patient's disease did not progress increased to four ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]

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...Professor Gerd Stehle, vice-president for oncology at Boehringer Ingelheim, said: "These data add to the growing body of clinical evidence supporting the efficacy and safety of afatinib in the treatment of distinct types of lung cancer." Afatinib also recently achieved its primary endpoint in a global phase III study assessing the drug in recurrent/metastatic head and neck squamous cell...
...Dr Alessandro Riva, global head of Novartis oncology development and medical affairs, said: "These findings in patients being treated with an ALK inhibitor for the first time reinforce the impressive ceritinib data that were already seen in patients who had stopped responding to an ALK inhibitor." This comes after the firm also recently announced clinical trial data from a phase III study of Afinitor, showing its efficacy in the treatment of pancreatic...
...Says Walter Klepetko, Head of the Department of Thoracic Surgery: "As a result of our work we have managed to put our facility on the map internationally and position ourselves as a highly competent centre of excellence. Our goal is to become the contact for pleural cancer in Central and Eastern Europe. The rising number of national and international patients demonstrates that we are on the right path."
...Daniel Sutphin, who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery at MountainView Regional Medical Center. "It's very treatable and is something that can be cared for locally."

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging ...
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