Non Small Cell Lung Cancer News and Research

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers are a group of lung cancers that are named for the kinds of cells found in the cancer and how the cells look under a microscope. The three main types of non-small cell lung cancer are squamous cell carcinoma, large cell carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma. Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common kind of lung cancer.
Study identifies possible marker for efficacy of gefitinib in lung cancer patients

Study identifies possible marker for efficacy of gefitinib in lung cancer patients

Researchers find ovarian cancer patients who appear to respond better than others to gefitinib, or Iressa

Researchers find ovarian cancer patients who appear to respond better than others to gefitinib, or Iressa

Clinical trial of gefitinib for advanced lung cancer closes early

Clinical trial of gefitinib for advanced lung cancer closes early

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Good results in new lung cancer treatment

Good results in new lung cancer treatment

Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients

Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients

Why some lung cancers stop responding to the drugs erlotinib (Tarceva) and gefitinib (Iressa)

Why some lung cancers stop responding to the drugs erlotinib (Tarceva) and gefitinib (Iressa)

Avastin available across Europe within the next few weeks

Avastin available across Europe within the next few weeks

New trial to test cancer smart drugs

New trial to test cancer smart drugs

FDA approves Tarceva (erlotinib)

FDA approves Tarceva (erlotinib)

Higher radiation doses helps patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer live longer

Higher radiation doses helps patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer live longer

Radiation either before or after chemotherapy and surgery just as effective for treating lung cancer

Radiation either before or after chemotherapy and surgery just as effective for treating lung cancer

Biomira and Merck announce fast track status for liposome vaccine

Biomira and Merck announce fast track status for liposome vaccine

Tarceva plus Gemcitabine improves survival compared to Gemcitabine alone

Tarceva plus Gemcitabine improves survival compared to Gemcitabine alone

New Drug Application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Tarceva

New Drug Application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Tarceva

Alimta receives positive endorsement for lung cancer approval from FDA Advisory Committee

Alimta receives positive endorsement for lung cancer approval from FDA Advisory Committee

CancerVax may increase the survival of patients with advanced stage non-small-cell lung cancer

CancerVax may increase the survival of patients with advanced stage non-small-cell lung cancer

Cognitive decline can occur before chemotherapy treatment

Cognitive decline can occur before chemotherapy treatment

Chemotherapy regimen more effective and more toxic in Japanese patients than in American patients

Chemotherapy regimen more effective and more toxic in Japanese patients than in American patients