Non-small cell lung cancer

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Non-small cell lung cancer

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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

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The terms "Non-small cell lung cancer" returned 6414 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic Value of Serum miR-182, miR-183, miR-210, and miR-126 Levels in Patients with Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
 

Author(s): WangYu Zhu, KaiYu Zhou, Yao Zha, DongDong Chen, JianYing He, HaiJie Ma, XiaoGuang Liu, HanBo Le, YongKui Zhang

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Blood-circulating miRNAs could be useful as a biomarker to detect lung cancer early. We investigated the serum levels of four different miRNAs in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and assessed their diagnostic value for NSCLC. Serum samples from 112 NSCLC patients and ...

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2016

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Association of CYP1A1, GSTM1 and GSTT1 gene polymorphisms with risk of non-small cell lung cancer in Andhra Pradesh region of South India.
 

Author(s): Vidyullatha Peddireddy, Siva Prasad Badabagni, Sandhya Devi Gundimeda, Vasudha Mamidipudi, Pardhanandana Reddy Penagaluru, Hema Prasad Mundluru

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Lung cancer is one of the most preventable causes of death globally both in developed and developing countries. Although it is well established that smokers develop lung cancer, there are some smokers who are free from the disease risk. The predisposition to lung cancer is attributed ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2016

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Comparing the mapping between EQ-5D-5L, EQ-5D-3L and the EORTC-QLQ-C30 in non-small cell lung cancer patients.
 

Author(s): Iftekhar Khan, Steve Morris, Nora Pashayan, Bashir Matata, Zahid Bashir, Joe Maguirre

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Several mapping algorithms have been published with the EORTC-QLQ-C30 for estimating EQ-5D-3L utilities. However, none are available with EQ-5D-5L. Moreover, a comparison between mapping algorithms in the same set of patients has not been performed for these two instruments simultaneously. ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016

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The terms "Non-small cell lung cancer" returned 758 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Clinical value of Tongguanteng (Radix seu Herba Marsdeniae Tenacissimae) extract combined with chemotherapy in the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a Meta-analysis].
 

Author(s): Haiming Zhang, Junli Zhang, Hao Ding, Rui Chen, Fengxia Liang

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2016 Jun;36(3):261-70.

 

To investigate the clinical efficacy and safety of Tongguanteng (Radix seu Herba Marsdeniae Tenacissimae) extract combined with chemotherapy in the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NCSLC) compared with chemotherapy alone.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2016

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Third-generation inhibitors targeting EGFR T790M mutation in advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
 

Author(s): Shuhang Wang, Shundong Cang, Delong Liu

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The tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI) against epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) are widely used in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, EGFR T790M mutation leads to resistance to most clinically available EGFR TKIs. Third-generation EGFR TKIs against the ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016

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A Significant Statistical Advancement on the Predictive Values of ERCC1 Polymorphisms for Clinical Outcomes of Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: An Updated Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Yali Han, Jie Liu, Meili Sun, Zongpu Zhang, Chuanyong Liu, Yuping Sun

Journal: Dis. Markers. 2016 ;2016():7643981.

 

There is no definitive conclusion so far on the predictive values of ERCC1 polymorphisms for clinical outcomes of platinum-based chemotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We updated this meta-analysis with an expectation to obtain some statistical advancement on this issue.

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2016

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Last Updated: 11 Apr 2016

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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Un-biopsied Early- Stage Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

 

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016

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Last Updated: 9 Jun 2016

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