Limited Disease Lung Cancer - Small Cell


Lung Cancer Advances: Precision Medicine and Immunotherapy Make a Difference (March 1, 2016)

Precision medicine continues to impact the lives of lung cancer patients with research into genomics and genetics leading to unprecedented progress in improving outcomes. Tailored treatments have emerged... Continue Reading

16th World Conference on Lung Cancer Expected to Highlight Advances in Precision Medicine (September 6, 2015)

Today, September 6, the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) begins in Denver, Colorado. The WCLC is the world’s largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. More... Continue Reading

Innovative Clinical Trials for Lung Cancer Currently Underway (January 7, 2015)

The cancer research community is moving forward in its efforts find more effective treatment for patients with lung cancer. Current clinical trials are taking innovative approaches to how therapies for... Continue Reading

5 Things Women Should Know about Lung Cancer (December 3, 2014)

By Christina S. Baik, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 1. Smoking causes the... Continue Reading

National Lung Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect (November 7, 2014)

November 7, 2014 Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX—OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of lung cancer programs for national lung cancer awareness month. As the month of November brings lung... Continue Reading

Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation May Improve Survival in Small Cell Lung Cancer (June 14, 2011)

Radiation to the brain prior to detectable spread of cancer to the brain improved survival in patients with both early- and late-stage small cell lung cancer. These results were recently presented at the... Continue Reading

Most Survivors of Lung and Colorectal Cancer Keep Their Jobs (April 14, 2010)

Among people diagnosed with nonmetastatic lung or colorectal cancer, the majority return to work, according to a study recently published in Journal of Clinical Oncology. Those who do leave the workforce... Continue Reading

Smoking Cessation After Lung Cancer Diagnosis Improves Survival (February 11, 2010)

Quitting smoking after a diagnosis of early-stage lung cancer may reduce the risk of cancer recurrence and death. These results were published in the British Medical Journal. Lung cancer is the leading... Continue Reading

November Is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month (November 4, 2009)

As the month of November brings lung cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options,... Continue Reading

Thalidomide Doesn’t Benefit Patients with Small Cell Lung Cancer (July 22, 2009)

Treatment with a combination of thalidomide and chemotherapy did not improve survival among patients with small cell lung cancer, and resulted in a higher risk of blood clots than treatment with chemotherapy... Continue Reading

Non-Platinum Chemotherapy as Effective for SCLC (October 14, 2008)

Non-Platinum Chemotherapy as Effective for SCLC Chemotherapy regimens that do not contain platinum agents (Platinol and Paraplatin) appear to be just as effective as regimens that do contain platinum agents... Continue Reading

Higher Chemotherapy Dose Intensity Does Not Improve Survival for Small Cell Lung Cancer (April 21, 2008)

Increasing the dose intensity of chemotherapy does not appear to improve survival in small cell lung cancer. These results were recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Small... Continue Reading

PET Scans May Help Identify Early Lung Cancer (November 28, 2007)

PET Scans May Help Identify Early Lung Cancer According to an article recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, positron emission tomography (PET) scans may improve the accuracy... Continue Reading

Advances in the Management of Small-Cell Lung Cancer (November 7, 2007)

Advances in the Management of Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Highlights from the 12th World Conference on Lung Cancer Introduction Approximately 25,000 patients are diagnosed with small-cell lung cancer (SCLC)... Continue Reading

Possible Benefit of Surgery in Patients with Very Limited Small Cell Lung Cancer (March 9, 2007)

Possible Benefit of Surgery in Patients with Very Limited Small Cell Lung Cancer According to the results of a study conducted in Italy, certain subsets of patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) may... Continue Reading

Dose-intensive Chemotherapy Improves Survival for Patients with Small Cell Lung Cancer (February 2, 2007)

Dose-intensive Chemotherapy Improves Survival for Patients with Small Cell Lung Cancer According to an article recently published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, intensified doses of the chemotherapy... Continue Reading

Chemotherapy and Twice-daily Radiation Therapy Promising for Small Cell Lung Cancer (November 21, 2006)

Chemotherapy and Twice-daily Radiation Therapy Promising for Small Cell Lung Cancer According to an article recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, adding twice-daily radiation to the chemotherapy... Continue Reading

Early Radiation Therapy May Not Improve Survival in Limited Small-Cell Lung Cancer (August 23, 2006)

Early Radiation Therapy May Not Improve Survival in Limited Small-Cell Lung Cancer According to an article recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, early radiation therapy to the thorax... Continue Reading

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