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About Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the second most common cause of death among women. A recent trend show that Lung cancer becomes biggest killer of Australian women.

Reducing Lung cancer risk

A diverse diet of fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of lung cancer - especially if you smoke.

Lung cancer market

Decision Resources, a research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the non-small-cell lung cancer drug market in India will almost double by 2013, growing from $27.7 million in 2008 to $52.1 million in 2013.

Recent research on Lung cancer

Victims of Lung cancer

Celebrities diagnosed with Lung Cancer

Tony Greig

Former England Cricket captain Tony Greig is diagnosed with lung cancer in October 2012. Greig will undergo a surgery to find the extent of the disease. He was initially diagnosed with bronchitis in May 2012. "I have had a few scrapes in my life and this is another one. Vivian and I are going to put the boxing gloves on and fight this like we've never fought anything before.", he said.

Tony Greig will have an operation in the third week of November 2012. He was absent in the commentary box on the first cricket test between Australia and South Africa on 9 November 2012. He is having tests which confirmed the necessity for an operation. Greig's old adversary Dennis Lillee spoke to Greig on phone which was said to have lifted the spirits of Greig.

Other information

Lung Cancer in News

Biomarker may hold key to early diagnosis of lung cancer
Early-stage lung cancer diagnosis may now be possible- as scientists have suggested that a biomarker may be used to develop a potential screening test. ANI

Results of a Randomized Phase II Study with Erbitux in Breast Cancer Highlighted in ESMO 2010 Presidential Symposium
Business Wire India

Afatinib (BIBW 2992*) Triples Progression Free Survival in Phase III Study in Lung Cancer Patients
Business Wire India

TTF therapy, chemo combo 'increase survival for lung cancer patients'
Novocure reported today that patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) achieved a significant increase in survival time when tumour treating fields (TTF) therapy was added to chemotherapy, as compared to chemotherapy alone. ANI

Surveys Highlight Advancing Confidence in Erbitux as Only Targeted Treatment to Increase Survival and Potential for Cure in Head and Neck Cancer
Business Wire India

Early Tumor Shrinkage with 1st Line Erbitux Therapy Leads to Longest-Ever Median Survival in KRAS Wild-Type mCRC
Business Wire India

Cheek swab may spot lung cancer
Scientists have developed a method to detect early signs of lung cancer by examining cheek cells in humans using pioneering biophotonics technology. ANI

Potential new method for early lung cancer detection
Scientists have developed a method to detect early signs of lung cancer by examining cheek cells in humans using pioneering biophotonics technology. ANI

New Data for Erbitux in Prevalent Cancers to Be Revealed at ESMO
Business Wire India

GlobeImmune Announces Late-Breaker Oral Presentation of GI-5005 Prior Non-Responder Data at AASLD 2010 Meeting
MarketWire

New therapy for lung and skin cancer found
Scientists have developed a new therapy for the treatment of skin and lung cancer. ANI

Boehringer Ingelheim Initiates Phase III Clinical Trial with Novel Oral Agent in Advanced Breast Cancer
Business Wire India

Staying away from work for long time can worsen health: Study
An Australian study has revealed that the longer someone stays away from work, the worse their health becomes. ANI

Possible risk gene for schizophrenia identified
Scientists have discovered a risk gene for schizophrenia, including a potentially causative mutation, using genome-wide association data-mining techniques and independent replications. ANI

Lung cancer culprit could offer therapeutic target
New research has suggested that a tiny molecule, which spurs the progression of lung cancer, could become a key player in fighting the disease. ANI

Micro-RNA decides malignancy of lung cancer
Micro-RNA is what determines the malignancy of lung cancer, found a new study. ANI

Gene set shows which patients benefit from chemo after surgery
Scientists have identified a genetic signature that can help doctors determine which patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer are at high risk for developing disease recurrence and therefore may benefit from chemotherapy after surgery. ANI

Diet-induced obesity speeds up leukaemia
Obesity caused due to fatty diet can directly speed up the progression of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), according to a study at The Saban Research Institute of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. ANI

Reportlinker Adds Target Atlas: Competitive Insights to Anti-Angiogenic Drug R&D in Oncology
PR Newswire

Reportlinker Adds Commercializing Peptides in Oncology: A Decision Support Tool for Optimizing the Pipeline
PR Newswire

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