Small Cell Lung Cancer News and Research

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Small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung. Small cell lung cancer is an aggressive (fast-growing) cancer that can spread to other parts of the body. The cancer cells look small and oval-shaped when looked at under a microscope.
Gene keeps neural cells on correct developmental path

Gene keeps neural cells on correct developmental path

Concurrent radiation, chemo, followed by surgery lengthens lung cancer patients' survival

Concurrent radiation, chemo, followed by surgery lengthens lung cancer patients' survival

Study shows the longest reported survival rate for patients with locally advanced lung cancer

Study shows the longest reported survival rate for patients with locally advanced lung cancer

Taxotere shows significant survival benefit in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Taxotere shows significant survival benefit in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Bevacizumab plus chemo extends survival beyond one year for large group of advanced lung cancer patients

Bevacizumab plus chemo extends survival beyond one year for large group of advanced lung cancer patients

Hispanics have worse lung cancer survival rate

Hispanics have worse lung cancer survival rate

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

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

Elderly lung cancer patients tolerate combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy with no higher risk of death than younger patients

Elderly lung cancer patients tolerate combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy with no higher risk of death than younger 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

Molecule from South American tree Quillaja, helps battle disease

Molecule from South American tree Quillaja, helps battle disease

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)

Experimental drug Revlimid showing promise as treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)

Experimental drug Revlimid showing promise as treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)

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)