05 December 2013
Guideline-consistent care for patients with suspected lung cancer with mediastinal lymphadenopathy without distant metastases varies by region and physician characteristics, say researchers.
04 December 2013
The total cost of cancer care across the European Union was an estimated € 126 billion in 2009, with lung cancer having the highest cost, at 15% of the total.
03 December 2013
A first-in-class drug that inhibits c-Met, a receptor tyrosine kinase, has demonstrated good tolerability when combined with erlotinib in the treatment of Japanese patients with advanced/metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer.
03 December 2013
Clinicians tend to view their lung cancer patients more negatively than patients with other solid tumors, study findings indicate.
02 December 2013
A four-drug combination of cetuximab, bevacizumab, carboplatin, and paclitaxel is effective and has acceptable safety as a first-line treatment for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer, US researchers report.
29 November 2013
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration is a better primary procedure than endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for staging non-small-cell lung cancer, study results suggest.
26 November 2013
Both current and former smoking have a significant impact on the prognosis of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Chinese researchers caution.
18 November 2013
Research from the USA indicates that a multidisciplinary approach and coordination between medical and surgical oncology services can help optimize the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for bladder cancer.