December 2, 2013 · Comments Off
Where a Cancer Lives May not be as Important as What it’s Made of Imagine...
IASLC Names Fred R. Hirsch, MD, PhD as New CEO
November 6, 2013 · Comments Off
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) Board of Directors has selected Fred R. Hirsch, MD, PhD as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Hirsch takes over for the current CEO, Paul A. Bunn, Jr., MD.
Study: Redefining the criteria for ALK positive lung cancer
September 10, 2013 · Comments Off
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Cancer shows that the current criteria used to match lung cancers with the drug crizotinib may miss some patients who could benefit from the drug.
New marker of drug response may speed pace of lung cancer prevention trials
January 8, 2013 · Comments Off
Testing medicines to prevent lung cancer requires treating many thousands of high-risk individuals and then waiting 5, 10 or 15 years for results. A possible waypoint on the way to benefit may dramatically speed testing.
Study pinpoints malignant mesothelioma patients likely to benefit from drug pemetrexed
August 29, 2012 · Comments Off
Previous studies have hypothesized that low levels of the enzyme thymidylate synthase (TS) likely mark...
Not all lung cancer patients who could benefit from crizotinib are identified by FDA-approved test
August 28, 2012 · Comments Off
Almost exactly a year ago, the FDA approved the drug crizotinib to treat these ALK+ lung cancer patients, who were likely never smokers. Informed doctors use the test called a FISH assay to check for the EML4-ALK fusion gene, and then if the test is positive, ALK+ patients benefit greatly from crizotinib.
Prestigious SPECS grant promises targeted treatments for squamous cell lung cancer
March 6, 2012 · Comments Off
THREE KEY POINTS: Fred R. Hirsch will coordinate multimillion dollar, multi site SPECS grant from...
New device uses gold nanoparticles to test for lung cancer
November 16, 2011 · Comments Off
The metabolism of lung cancer patients is different than the metabolism of healthy people. And...
Colorado test helps boost survival rates for lung cancer patients
October 11, 2011 · Comments Off
Researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center have developed a test that identifies key...
Bitter melon juice prevents pancreatic cancer in mouse models
October 11, 2011
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
October 11, 2011
A taste of Paris returns to Denver for the fifth year
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Provider Portrait: Medicine and Music Make a Perfect Match
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