lung cancer

Putting Health In The Hands Of Patients

Recent technological advancements make it possible for healthcare to start at home, removing the inconvenience and worry surrounding traditional methods.

China Approves Keytruda For Lung Cancer Treatment

Merck’s Keytruda is the first anti-PD-1 therapy to be approved as monotherapy, and in combination with chemotherapy, for lung cancer patients in China.

AstraZeneca’s Lung Cancer Drug Receives Regulatory Approval In China

Tagrisso, a small molecule inhibitor drug, has been approved in China as a first-line treatment for patients with non-small cell lung tumors bearing specific mutations.

DNA Damage In Early Life Linked To Lung Cancer

Using whole-genome sequencing techniques, researchers in South Korea have found that some lung cancer-associated mutations can occur decades before the disease presents itself.

Asia In The Throes Of Early Tobacco Epidemic, Researchers Find

Smoking is pervasive and on the rise in Asia, according to an investigation spanning 20 prospective cohort studies from mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and India.

Stratifin Inhibitor Blocks Lung Cancer Progression

Combining experimental data with a computer-based drug screen, scientists in Japan have found two inhibitors that could slow or stop lung adenocarcinoma tumor growth.

Predicting Which Cells Can Take The BiTE Out Of Cancer

Using bispecific T-cell engager technology, or BiTE, researchers in Japan have found that the cancer-killing activity of T-cells in tumors can be estimated from T-cells in the blood.

Study: Bidi Smoking Costs India US$12 Billion A Year

Bidi smoking cost India US$12.4 billion in ill health and early death in 2017, study shows.

Making Lung Cancer Immunotherapy More Personal

Patient responses could be better assessed by monitoring nivolumab binding to T-cells as well as the proliferation status of T-cells, researchers say.

Using Big Data To Personalize Cancer Treatment

Researchers have identified a panel of 29 extracellular matrix genes that can determine how different lung cancer patients respond to treatment.