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Lung Cancer

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  • Parise family embraces life's good moments during tough times

    Zach Parise touches a white friendship bracelet on his right wrist. He turns it over and reveals the special inscription: "la vie a ses bons moments." "It means, 'Life has its good moments,' " Parise said, staring intently at the words. "My mom made it...
  • New cancer therapy comes of age, cost a 'toxic' side effect

    MADRID (Reuters) - A raft of new cancer drugs promise better, longer-lasting treatments with fewer adverse side effects -- but their high cost is a growing concern. Drugs that help the body's own immune cells fight tumors are expected to be used in...
  • Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause

    Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause
    Pink may not sound like a particularly masculine color, but in October, a lot of police officers in Leesburg plan to be wearing just that. Their goal isn’t to make a statement about fashion, though. The Leesburg Police Department wants to raise...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pfizer drug effective in patients with rare lung cancer: study

    (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's Xalkori, which treats lung cancer patients with a specific gene mutation, proved effective in shrinking tumors in those with an even rarer form of the disease, according to data presented at a medical meeting on Saturday. In...
  • 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...