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Lung Cancer

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  • Failed cancer vaccines might live again with new immune drugs

    MADRID (Reuters) - Using vaccines to fight cancer is a field littered with failures but experts believe it is possible the approach could get a new lease of life if such shots are combined with a new class of drugs called checkpoint inhibitors. Unlike...
  • No benefit from continued use of AstraZeneca's Iressa drug

    MADRID (Reuters) - Continuing to give AstraZeneca's drug Iressa plus chemotherapy to lung cancer patents whose disease has worsened after previously taking the medicine on its own does not provide any benefit. Some doctors had hoped that extending the...
  • AstraZeneca sticks to second-half 2015 timetable for new lung cancer pill

    MADRID (Reuters) - AstraZeneca said on Saturday it expected to file a new lung cancer pill for U.S. regulatory approval in the second half of 2015, potentially disappointing some investors who had hoped the drug might be ready faster. Analysts at Citi...
  • Dye offers hope for removal of all traces of tumors

    PHILADELPHIA A third of patients who undergo surgery to remove cancerous tumors end up with microscopic pieces left behind. These overlooked remnants can lead to the recurrence of cancer after what was thought to be a successful surgery. Two surgeons...
  • Cheers to O's for fighting lung cancer [Letter]

    Cheers to O's for fighting lung cancer [Letter]
    The Orioles have already given Baltimore much to be proud of this week by clinching the American League East division title. Not as well known is another reason for Baltimore to be proud of this amazing organization — for the role that they are...
  • AstraZeneca says expanded use of lung cancer drug backed by EU agency

    LONDON (Reuters) - European regulators have recommended wider use of AstraZeneca's IRESSA treatment for lung cancer, the British pharmaceutical company said on Friday. The company said a so-called label update to IRESSA meant a patient could receive...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Diabetes living healthy The University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology will offers classes on healthy living through nutrition and exercise. Classes will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1; 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 10;...
  • Coral Springs resident spreads awareness of ovarian cancer

    Debbie Weiss had two options before her when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012; give in emotionally and physically or fight back. She chose the latter. These days, her life is as much about fighting the disease as it is about spreading...
  • Screening may detect lung cancer at its earliest stages

    PITTSBURGH A lung cancer screening method that is recommended for long-term smokers, whether they have quit or not, promises to detect cancer at its earliest and most curable stages. However, most insurance does not cover the cost, and participation has...
  • Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center

    Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center
    HARTFORD — The alliance Hartford HealthCare announced a year ago with Memorial Sloan Kettering to tap into the leading New York cancer center's research and treatment capabilities is moving forward. The two health organizations announced Tuesday...
  • For Roche CEO, celebrating failure is key to success

    LONDON (Reuters) - Roche Chief Executive Severin Schwan likes to crack open the champagne with his drug research teams at the end of a big project - especially when they fail. As the boss of one of the world's most successful pharmaceutical companies,...