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World Mobile Holdings, Inc. , a global leader in developing Image Transmission Devices , Lithium-Iron Battery Modules, and Solutions Integration for major wireless carriers around the world, is pleased to announce the following news: The company's engineering team, advised by Dr. Thomas Lu, the senior research fellow at Jet Propulsion Lab of CIT, ... (more)
A study consisting of lung cancer patients, primarily smokers between the ages of 51 to 79 years old, is shedding more light on the stigma often felt by these patients, the emotional toll it can have and how health providers can help.
AbbVie has 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 nonsmall-cell lung cancer .
A cross-section of a human lung: The white area in the upper lobe is cancer. The black areas are discoloration due to smoking.
A review article published in the May 1 edition of Scientific American contained evidence that e-cigarettes might pose a risk of lung cancer; it also pointed to marketing campaigns to attract teens and non-smokers to e-cigarettes Many view e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to tobacco containing products because they do not contain the carcinogens ... (more)
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.
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.