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Lung Cancer

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  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Lilly stomach cancer drug prolongs life in colon cancer study

    (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co's LLY.N Cyramza stomach-cancer drug prolonged survival of patients with advanced colon cancer in a late-stage study, the U.S. drugmaker said on Friday. Based on favorable data from the Phase III study, Lilly said it would ask...
  • Merck KGaA ends lung cancer vaccine trials

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Merck KGaA drug stopped all remaining clinical studies of the experimental lung cancer vaccine tecemotide, formerly known as Stimuvax, after renewed attempts to show its effectiveness failed. The drug - licensed...
  • Could Navy submarine smoking ban lead military to quit?

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A US Navy ban on smoking aboard submarines may offer lessons for enacting similar prohibitions in other parts of the military as well as in civilian life, a new paper suggests. On the last day of 2010, after decades of...
  • Louis A. Zupnik, general manager

    Louis A. Zupnik, general manager
    Louis A. Zupnik, a retired general manager of an automobile dealership who later established an antiques store, died of lung cancer Aug. 27 at his home in Shrewsbury, Pa. He was 68. The son of Dr. Howard L. Zupnik, a surgeon, and Katherine Sherald...
  • Depression more common for cancer patients, but rarely treated

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Three new studies by researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh in the U.K. reveal that three-quarters of depressed cancer patients are not receiving treatment for depression. The researchers also found...
  • 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...
  • Fracking workers exposed to dangerous amounts of benzene, study says

    Fracking workers exposed to dangerous amounts of benzene, study says
    Some workers at oil and gas sites where fracking occurs are routinely exposed to high levels of benzene, a colorless gas that can cause cancer, according to a study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The agency, which is...
  • 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....