Non-small cell lung cancer

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Non-small cell lung cancer

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Following organizations serve the condition "Non-small cell lung cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Free to Breathe

Free to Breathe is a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals and industry leaders united in the belief that every person with lung cancer deserves a cure. Free to Breathe is dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014

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Lung Cancer Foundation of America

LCFA’s mission is the dramatic improvement in survivorship of lung cancer patients through the funding of transformative science, with the ultimate goal of curing the disease. To accomplish this, LCFA will work to raise both the funds and the national profile of lung cancer in order to substantially increase support of innovative and groundbreaking research efforts.

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Non-small cell lung cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Free to Breathe

Free to Breathe is a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals and industry leaders united in the belief that every person with lung cancer deserves a cure. Free to Breathe is dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.

http://www.freetobreathe.org

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014

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Lung Cancer Foundation of America

LCFA’s mission is the dramatic improvement in survivorship of lung cancer patients through the funding of transformative science, with the ultimate goal of curing the disease. To accomplish this, LCFA will work to raise both the funds and the national profile of lung cancer in order to substantially increase support of innovative and groundbreaking research efforts.

http://www.LCFAmerica.org

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2014

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Non-small cell lung cancer" returned 6488 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Impact of Cardiac Radiation Dosimetry on Survival After Radiation Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
 

Author(s): S Vivekanandan, D B Landau, N Counsell, D R Warren, A Khwanda, S D Rosen, E Parsons, Y Ngai, L Farrelly, L Hughes, M A Hawkins, J D Fenwick

Journal: Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.. 2017 Sep;99(1):51-60.

 

The heart receives high radiation doses during radiation therapy of advanced-stage lung cancer. We have explored associations between overall survival, cardiac radiation doses, and electrocardiographic (ECG) changes in patients treated in IDEAL-CRT, a trial of isotoxically escalated ...

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2017

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Swarm Intelligence-Enhanced Detection of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Using Tumor-Educated Platelets.
 

Author(s): Myron G Best, Nik Sol, Sjors G J G In 't Veld, Adrienne Vancura, Mirte Muller, Anna-Larissa N Niemeijer, Aniko V Fejes, Lee-Ann Tjon Kon Fat, Anna E Huis In 't Veld, Cyra Leurs, Tessa Y Le Large, Laura L Meijer, Irsan E Kooi, François Rustenburg, Pepijn Schellen, Heleen Verschueren, Edward Post, Laurine E Wedekind, Jillian Bracht, Michelle Esenkbrink, Leon Wils, Francesca Favaro, Jilian D Schoonhoven, Jihane Tannous, Hanne Meijers-Heijboer, Geert Kazemier, Elisa Giovannetti, Jaap C Reijneveld, Sander Idema, Joep Killestein, Michal Heger, Saskia C de Jager, Rolf T Urbanus, Imo E Hoefer, Gerard Pasterkamp, Christine Mannhalter, Jose Gomez-Arroyo, Harm-Jan Bogaard, David P Noske, W Peter Vandertop, Daan van den Broek, Bauke Ylstra, R Jonas A Nilsson, Pieter Wesseling, Niki Karachaliou, Rafael Rosell, Elizabeth Lee-Lewandrowski, Kent B Lewandrowski, Bakhos A Tannous, Adrianus J de Langen, Egbert F Smit, Michel M van den Heuvel, Thomas Wurdinger

Journal: Cancer Cell. 2017 Aug;32(2):238-252.e9.

 

Blood-based liquid biopsies, including tumor-educated blood platelets (TEPs), have emerged as promising biomarker sources for non-invasive detection of cancer. Here we demonstrate that particle-swarm optimization (PSO)-enhanced algorithms enable efficient selection of RNA biomarker ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2017

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Carboplatin versus two doses of cisplatin in combination with gemcitabine in the treatment of advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: Results from a British Thoracic Oncology Group randomised phase III trial.
 

Author(s): David Ferry, Lucinda Billingham, Hugh Jarrett, David Dunlop, Penella J Woll, Marianne Nicolson, Riyaz Shah, Joyce Thompson, James Spicer, D Muthukumar, Geraldine Skailes, Pauline Leonard, A D Chetiyawardana, Paula Wells, Conrad Lewanski, Barbara Crosse, Michelle Hill, Piers Gaunt, Kenneth O'Byrne

Journal: Eur. J. Cancer. 2017 Sep;83():302-312.

 

Platinum-based combination chemotherapy is standard treatment for the majority of patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The trial investigates the importance of the choice of platinum agent and dose of cisplatin in relation to patient outcomes.

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Non-small cell lung cancer" returned 762 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Circulating miRNAs as non-invasive biomarkers for non-small cell lung cancer diagnosis, prognosis and prediction of treatment response.
 

Author(s): Weronika Zofia Świtlik, Janusz Szemraj

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The discovery of a new class of molecules, the 22-24 nucleotides long RNA, has initiated a new chapter in genetic information regulation studies. These molecules have a significant impact on the functioning of cells by means of negative regulation of expression of targeted mRNA. Special ...

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2017

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[Prospect and Current Situation of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors 
in First-line Treatment in Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Patients].
 

Author(s): Haiyang Wang, Xiaoqing Yu, Yun Fan

Journal: Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi. 2017 Jun;20(6):427-432.

 

With the breakthroughs achieved of programmed death-1 (PD-1)/PD-L1 inhibitors monotherapy as first-line and second-line treatment in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the treatment strategy is gradually evolving and optimizing. Immune combination therapy expands the benefit ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2017

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[Molecular Imaging in vivo Detection of EGFR Mutations in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer].
 

Author(s): Danjing Luo, Jin'an Ma, Jinming Zhang, Yanzhong Zhao

Journal: Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi. 2017 Jun;20(6):415-420.

 

An ever increasing number of drugs directed as epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (EGFR-TKI) bring a new revolution for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) therapy, and many large scales of studies show that only people with EGFR-sensitive mutation can benefit ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2017

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Clinical Efficacy and Safety of NK and NKT Cells Infusion in Patients With Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

 

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2017

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Pembrolizumab With and Without Radiotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2017

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Last Updated: 11 Apr 2016

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