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Lung Cancer

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  • U.S. approves Merck immune-stimulating drug for melanoma

    (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the use of Merck & Co Inc's immuno-oncology drug Keytruda, also known as pembrolizumab, as a treatment for patients with advanced melanoma who are no longer responding to other therapies. The decision...
  • Telluride Film Review: 'Merchants of Doubt'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Although it's hardly the first issue-driven documentary bent on exposing the corrupt practices and outright lies perpetuated by multinational businesses, "Merchants of Doubt" distinguishes itself in part by taking that brand of...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Raccoon rabies project The county health department has begun its raccoon oral rabies vaccination project to immunize thousands of wild raccoons by placing approximately 85,000 rabies vaccine baits throughout the county. Trained bait teams, wearing...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Farewell Party'

    A group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home construct a machine for self-euthanasia in order to help a terminally ill pal in "The Farewell Party," a poignant, provocative dramedy from Israeli helmers Sharon Maymon and Tal Granit. with dignity....
  • QNB Bank helps United Way to stuff the bus and other company news

    QNB Bank helps United Way to stuff the bus and other company news
    QNB helps Bucks groups collect school supplies QNB recently participated in the Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive organized by United Way of Bucks County, Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce, and Quakertown Alive. Stuff the Bus is a campaign designed to...
  • Pfizer to test Xalkori lung cancer drug with Merck immunotherapy

    (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said Tuesday it will test its Xalkori lung cancer drug with Merck & Co's experimental immunotherapy pembrolizumab, in hopes the combination will improve the outcomes for patients taking the approved Pfizer therapy. The largest U.S....
  • Gambling with your health at Sands casino

    Gambling with your health at Sands casino
    I enjoy trips to the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to play the slots, but the smoke can be annoying. Although there is a nonsmoking room, it's very small. I am mystified as to why smoking is allowed in casinos in Pennsylvania but banned for virtually...
  • Prostate cancer doesn't always mean treatment

    Prostate cancer doesn't always mean treatment
    "Cancer" is a very scary word, which is why being diagnosed with prostate cancer can trigger a dramatic reaction in men and doctors that can do more harm than good, new studies report. About 1 in 7 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in their...
  • Exclusive: 'Back to normal' for AstraZeneca CEO, despite Pfizer rumors

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Though speculation is rife of a new Pfizer bid, AstraZeneca's chief executive is not holed up with advisers in London or New York. Instead, he has spent the last three days immersed in heart science in Barcelona. "The only thing I...
  • Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Quit Smoking

    For the past 50 years, men have consistently had an easier time quitting smoking than women. More men go cold turkey. More men stop on nicotine blockers such as gum and patches. More men succeed on medications. Sherry McKee, an associate professor of...
  • Telluride Film Review: 'Wild'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Cheryl Strayed's heartrending 2012 account of her 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail presented no shortage of obstacles en route to the bigscreen, not least in the way it used the great outdoors as the backdrop for a...