• Prostate cancer: Big data unlocks 80 new drug targets

    11 monthes ago - By Medical News Today

    In the largest study of its type, researchers find several new prostate cancer drug targets by harvesting and analyzing reams of genetic data.
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  • Socioeconomic factors, not race or ethnicity, linked to treatment refusal for advanced lung cancer

    11 monthes ago - By Healio

    Narjust Duma
    CHICAGO - Socioeconomic factors influenced whether patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer refused cancer treatment, according to study results presented at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting.
    However, contrary to prior research - much of which was conducted in breast cancer - race and ethnicity did not appear to influence treatment refusal among this group.
    “Previous single-center institution studies reported minorities were more likely to refuse systemic therapy. This could be related to language barriers, cultural beliefs or
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  • Study challenges use of whole-brain radiation for small-cell lung cancer patients with brain metastases

    11 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Lung cancer often metastasizes to the brain. Historically, brain metastases have been treated with whole-brain radiation therapy.
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  • Immunotherapy Scores Big Win Against Lung Cancer in Study

    11 monthes ago - By Mens health

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths globally.
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