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Why The FDA Rejected A Drug That Helps Cure Lung Cancer -- And What We Can Do To Fix It

Ed Silverman, writing in the <i>Boston Globe</i> October 19, pointed to lung cancer drug Iressa as a “cautionary tale” against using “surrogate endpoints” – signs that point to, but don’t guarantee, a given clinical outcome – for FDA drug approvals. He suggests that the 21st Century Cures Act, which …

Mike Holmes: This invisible and odourless radioactive gas sneaks into homes and causes lung cancer

November is Radon Action Month — I see it as a time to remind everyone how important it is to get your home tested to see if you have radon.Radon …

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer: What You Need to Know<p>Lung cancer is leading cause of cancer-related death in men and women.<br>• Deaths from lung cancer exceed the number of …

Here is how to beat lung cancer

Lung cancer has the highest incidence among known forms of cancer, with 1.3 million cases reported annually. The mortality rates are high but like …

'I want to help change the face of lung cancer'

When she was told she had lung cancer, Elizabeth Dessureault says, she was unable to process what she was hearing. “It didn’t make sense to me that a …

Why Wear Pearls for Lung Cancer?

Posted by Kathleen Hoffman on Nov 9, 2015 in Blog, Lung cancer | 3 comments<p>Awareness Ribbons<p>What does white symbolize? It depends on where you live. …

Lung cancer - Symptoms and causes

Overview<p>Lung cancer<p>Lung cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs. Your lungs are two spongy organs in your chest that take in oxygen when …

Lung cancer surgery can be beneficial for high-risk patients with early stage disease

Surgical lung resection, in which part of a lung is removed, can be a safe and effective treatment option for high-risk patients with early stage …

Screening detects lung cancer

Email Comments<p>Bill McWhite was vacationing along the Texas Gulf Coast — a time a person would traditionally be relaxing — when his body let him do …

N.H. Lung Cancer Patient Challenges State in Court for Medical Marijuana ID Card

A judge heard arguments Thursday in a case challenging the state's decision to hold off on issuing medical marijuana identification cards to patients.<p>…

Lung Cancer

Overview<p>Lung cancer includes two main types: non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer. Smoking causes most lung cancers, but nonsmokers …