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The 74-year-old television star was diagnosed last March with an inoperable brain tumor and told she had just a few months to live.
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Because any single gene mutation behind a particular cancer can be extremely rare, studying one drug at a time is extremely challenging Scientists and drug makers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer drugs are studied, potentially cutting both the time and cost of bringing them to market.
Research shows that lung cancer rates are rising for women but falling for men and this isn't the only difference in male and female health The latest research on life expectancy shows that women are still living longer than men - with an impressive average life span of 83 years versus 79 for their male counterparts.
The project, hailed as a "very important step forward", could see patients given a specific drug designed for their cancer.
Notts County Council is using the new Be Clear on Cancer lung cancer campaign to remind residents about the possible signs and symptoms of the disease which kills more than 400 people in Notts each year.
Josette Miller, 43, of New Market, said when her mother was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, the family was blindsided.
Veteran actress Valerie Harper has declared herself cancer-free, just over a year after doctors warned her she had months to live.
Gary Notti has his pancreatic cancer in check after being told in 2010 he had just months to live.
AbbVie Announces Initiation of Pivotal Phase III Study of Veliparib for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer AbbVie announced the initiation of a global Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound, veliparib , in patients with previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small ... (more)
What began as a symbol of support for a friend fighting lung cancer has turned into a team of people working to help others battling various types of cancer throughout northeast Georgia.
University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source.
The American Cancer Society announced the grant Tuesday. It will fund cancer awareness, education and screening for colorectal cancer to people in Hamblen County.
BEDFORD, N.Y., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In a book that has been called "powerful and emotional," author Katherine Flannery Dering brings to life the experiences of one large family before and after the onset of mental illness.
CT technologist Traci Schauer prepares Ellen Jeffrey of Huntley before her lung screening Wednesday in Huntley.
Contrary to treatment guidelines for high-risk bladder cancer, chemotherapy before or after surgery is not commonly used in routine clinical practice.
Malcolm Brock and co-workers found that DNA methylation of one or more of CD01 , HOXA9 and TAC1 was almost universal in lung cancer samples from the USA.