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June 25, 2023

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Significant Progress in Small-Cell Lung Cancer Research

Small-cell lung cancer is a particularly aggressive type of tumor with a consistently high mortality rate. In recent years, the research of scientists has significantly contributed to a better understanding and new therapeutic approaches in this malignant ...

New Combination of Drugs Works Together to Reduce Lung Tumors in Mice

一项新的研究揭示了fda trametinibnd entinostat (which is currently in clinical trials) can be given in tandem to produce fewer and smaller tumors in mice with LKB1-mutated non-small cell lung ...

Scientists Discover Key Information About the Function of Mitochondria in Cancer Cells

A new study represents a first step towards generating highly detailed 3-dimensional maps of lung tumors using genetically engineered mouse ...

Scientists Discover a New Way to Help Prevent Breast Cancer 'Time Bomb'

Scientists have discovered why breast cancer cells that have spread to the lungs may 'wake up' following years of sleep -- forming incurable secondary tumors. Their research reveals the mechanism that triggers this breast cancer 'time bomb' -- and suggests a strategy to defuse ...

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Carbon Ultrafine Particles Accelerate Lung Cancer Progression

While it may seem common knowledge that smoking is bad for your lungs, if and how ultrafine particles present in cigarette smoke impact the development and progression of lung cancer remains unclear. ...

Minorities Face Longer Wait Times for Vital Lung Cancer Treatment, Study Finds

A new study has revealed significant racial disparities in how quickly minorities with the most common form of lung cancer receive potentially lifesaving radiation therapy compared with their white ...

Biosensor Detects Brain Tumors With Less Than a Drop of Blood

Despite significant advances, mortality from brain tumors remains high with five-year survival rates of 36%. More accurate diagnoses might improve the situation, but tissue biopsies are invasive and ...

Smoking to Blame for Most of England's Socioeconomic Disparity in Cancer Incidence, Study Finds

The majority of the socioeconomic disparity, or deprivation gap, in cancer incidence could have been prevented in England between 2013 and 2017 if nobody had smoked, according to a new ...

The Physics of the Premature Lung: Why Mechanical Ventilation Can Harm Preterm Lungs

In Germany, about ten per cent of all children are born before the 37th week of pregnancy and are thus considered premature. Many of these premature babies require help with breathing due to their ...

Tumor-Infiltrating B Cells and Plasma Cells Influence Early-Stage Lung Cancer Biology, Immunotherapy Responses

研究人员使用广泛的单细胞分析create a spatial map of tumor-infiltrating B cells and plasma cells in early-stage lung cancers, revealing new roles for these immune cells in ...

Scientists Discover How Air Pollution May Trigger Lung Cancer in Never-Smokers

A new mechanism has been identified through which very small pollutant particles in the air may trigger lung cancer in people who have never smoked, paving the way to new prevention approaches and ...

Structure of Protein RAF1 Revealed: A Key Step in the Development of New Drugs Against Lung Cancer

About 30,000 cases of lung cancer occur in Spain each year. Mutations in KRAS oncogenes account for 10-15% of these cases, a subgroup against which there are still no effective therapies. Researchers ...

Drug Combo Therapy in Mice Blocks Drug Resistance, Halts Tumor Growth

An experimental combination of two drugs halts the progression of small cell lung cancer, the deadliest form of lung cancer, according to a study in ...

Air Pollution as a Risk Factor for Patients With Lung Cancer Who Have Never Smoked

More females than males who have never smoked have lung cancer and increasing evidence indicates that air pollution may be a major risk factor for these ...

New Combination Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Certain Lung Cancers

Scientists have found that using immunotherapy alongside a drug that blocks a common gene mutation in lung cancer could be a promising new combination therapy for certain types of lung tumors. Their ...


Researchers Develop Liquid Biopsy Technique to Help Detect Cancer in Blood

研究人员发现一种新的方式来跟踪metastatic cancer cells in the body, which in the future could help identify cancer earlier and give patients more treatment ...

Genetic Discovery to Improve Lung Cancer Treatment

Treatment for lung cancer has improved in recent years, and a new study has found how to make it even more effective for all ...

Intensive Telephone-Based Cessation Counseling Results in Improved Smoking Quit Rates

Offering intensive, weekly telephone-based cessation counseling along with nicotine replacement for people who smoke and who were undergoing screening for lung cancer resulted in over a two-fold ...

Prolonged, Low-Level Radon Exposure Still a Leading Cause of Lung Cancer

A study shows a strong relationship between prolonged exposure to low levels of radon and lung cancer, indicating a need for enhanced protection measures. Radon gas in the air decays into tiny ...

Targeted Drug Achieves 43% Response Rate in KRAS-Mutated Lung Cancer

Nearly 43% of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose lung cancers harbored a specific KRAS mutation responded to the experimental drug adagrasib, and the targeted agent also showed ...

Joining the Fight Against Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Scientists develop a blood test that could help with early detection of non-small cell lung cancer, as well as potential drug ...

Biomarker in Liquid Biopsy for Lung Cancer Appears More Accurate in Predicting Immunotherapy Response Than Tumor Biopsy

Researchers have validated for the first time that a simple blood test called a liquid biopsy could be a better predictor of whether cancer immunotherapy will be successful for a patient with lung ...

Different Subtypes Defined in Small Cell Lung Cancer

Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is a malignant disease associated with a particularly high mortality rate. According to a new multicenter study, SCLC can be divided into several subgroups in terms of ...

New Target for CAR T Cells in Solid Tumors

Researchers share the identification of a new potential target for CAR T cells called OR2H1 that they have demonstrated inhibits growth in lung and ovarian ...

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