Posts Tagged ‘Lung Cancer’

Lung Cancer Linked to Risk of Stroke

People recently diagnosed with lung cancer are at higher risk of having a stroke than those without lung tumors, suggests a large new study from Taiwan. Researchers looking at data covering more than 150,000 adults found that among those with lung cancer, 26 in every 1000 experienced a stroke each year,...
November 28th, 2011 | News | Read More

Small Molecule Might Play Big Part in Lung Cancer

Researchers have isolated a small molecule that might play a big part in a form of lung cancer that typically strikes people who have never smoked, opening up the possibilities for new treatments for this deadly malignancy. The microRNA miR-21 was found particularly elevated in adenocarcinomas that affect...
July 19th, 2009 | News | Read More

Review: Lori Hope’s Blog

Cancer survivor Lori Hope speaks and writes about the importance of communicating compassionately with those rendered especially vulnerable by any disease, trauma, or other difficult condition. An Emmy-winning producer of more than twenty documentaries and a former medical reporter and newspaper editor,...
November 19th, 2008 | Blogs - reviews, Cancer Blogs | Read More

Review: Lung Cancer Alliance

The Lung Cancer Alliance is the only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to providing patient support and advocacy for people living with or at risk for the disease. An average of 439 people a day will die of lung cancer. It is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States among...
July 26th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Lung Cancer | Read More

Review: About.com – Cancer

About.com has high quality topics on virtually every conceivable subject and their cancer area doesn’t disappoint. Like all About.com topics, this one is run by a knowledgeable guide; in this case a freelance medical writer and cancer advocate.
July 1st, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Guides | Read More

Cuba Develops ‘breakthrough’ cancer drug

A Cuban Scientific Research Institute just patented a promising new drug that it says helps terminal lung cancer patients live longer. In some cases, the drug known as CimaVax EGF extended the lives of participants in the treatment trials by close to a year. Read more and share your comments and opinions...
June 28th, 2008 | Cancer Research | Read More

Review: WebMD Cancer Health Center

WebMD is an extensive web resource with in depth articles on most health-related subjects. The Cancer Health Center, like all areas of the site, is a full-featured resource of extremely high quality and must-visit destination.
June 28th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Guides | Read More

Faulty DNA Repair Could Be A Risk Factor For Lung Cancer In Nonsmokers

People who have never smoked but whose cells cannot efficiently repair environmental insults to DNA are at higher risk of developing lung cancer than those with effective genomic repair capability, according to researchers from the Department of Epidemiology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson...
June 26th, 2008 | Cancer Research | Read More