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Curcumin, special peptides boost cancer-blocking PIAS3 to neutralize cancer-activating STAT3 in mesothelioma

A common Asian spice and cancer-hampering molecules show promise in slowing the progression of mesothelioma, a cancer of the lung's lining often linked to asbestos.  
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over 4 years ago
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New study, harnessing ground-breaking science, offers hope to British mesothelioma patients

Pleural mesothelioma, is an aggressive form of lung cancer strongly linked to asbestos exposure, which has very limited treatment options and is associated with poor patient survival, with most...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Zinc deficiency linked to activation of Hedgehog signaling pathway

Zinc deficiency - long associated with numerous diseases, e.g. autism, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and ovarian cancers - can lead to activation of the Hedgehog signaling pathway, a...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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DNA blood test detects lung cancer mutations

Circulating tumor DNA in blood a valid option for EGFR testing in patients who do not have accessible tumor tissue, study showsCancer DNA circulating in the bloodstream...  
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over 4 years ago
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Melanoma drug shows promise for treating advanced lung cancer

A drug approved to treat melanoma has proven effective for treating advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer in a new study - particularly for patients with high PD-L1 expression.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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No association between lung cancer risk in women and reproductive history or hormone use

The Women's Health Initiative Studies, a large prospective study of lung cancer, found no strong associations between lung cancer risk and a wide range of reproductive history variables and only...  
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over 4 years ago
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New subsets of lung cancer with KRAS gene mutations identified

Mutations of the KRAS gene are commonly known to lead to cancer. However, deeper understanding of exactly how they do this continues to be explored by cancer researchers.  
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over 4 years ago
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One in four advanced lung cancer patients tested for EGFR mutations started on first-line treatment before test results available

Almost one in four patients (24%) with advanced lung cancer in Europe, Asia and the US are not receiving EGFR test results before being started on treatment, researchers report at the European...  
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over 4 years ago
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Gene variant linked to smoking longer, getting lung cancer sooner

Smokers with a specific genetic variation are more likely to keep smoking longer than those who don't have the gene variant, new research indicates.  
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over 4 years ago
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Driver of non-small cell lung cancer, FGFR1, also in 23 percent of small cell lung cancer

Significant new treatments are available or in clinical trials for non-small cell lung cancer.  
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over 4 years ago
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Detecting lung cancer at an early stage: 'Spectral histopathology' facilitates prognosis regarding tumour aggressiveness

A new diagnostic method, namely spectral histopathology, facilitates marker-free detection of individual subtypes of lung cancers.  
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over 4 years ago
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Annals of Internal Medicine goes Beyond the Guidelines to discuss real-world application of lung cancer screening recommendations

New multicomponent educational program features challenging clinical cases from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Grand Rounds Sessions.  
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over 4 years ago
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Socioeconomic factors affect odds of death after a lung cancer operation

People with limited education and low income have higher odds of death within 30 days after undergoing an operation for lung cancer than those who are more educated and financially better off...  
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over 4 years ago
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New '4-D' lung cancer model could quicken discoveries

Without good models to study cancer metastasis - the spread of cancer cells from one organ to another - cancer researchers have struggled to understand tumor progression fully, and new...  
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over 4 years ago
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Researchers discover an inactive tumor suppressor gene in lung cancer

Inactivation of PARD3 gene promotes tumor cell invasion and...  
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over 4 years ago
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Nintedanib in lung cancer: Added benefit depends on disease severity

Advantage in patients without brain metastases, disadvantages in patients with brain metastasesSince November 2014 nintedanib (trade name: Vargatef) has been approved...  
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over 4 years ago
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Moffitt researchers discover novel mechanism controlling lung cancer stem cell growth

YAP1-OCT4 protein interactions control SOX2 protein and stem cell self-renewalLung cancer is the second most common type of cancer and the number one cause of...  
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over 4 years ago
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Body's cancer defences hijacked to make pancreatic and lung cancers more aggressive

Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that a vital self-destruct switch in cells is hijacked - making some pancreatic and non small cell lung cancers more aggressive, according to...  
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over 4 years ago
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Dual therapy's 1-2 punch knocks out drug-resistant lung cancer

Unusual chance to study patient's residual tumor leads to new findingCapitalizing on a rare opportunity to thoroughly analyze a tumor from a lung cancer patient who had...  
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over 4 years ago
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Physical activity benefits lung cancer patients and survivors

Exercise and physical activity should be considered as therapeutic options for lung cancer as they have been shown to reduce symptoms, increase exercise tolerance, improve quality of life, and...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago