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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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 7341 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinically simplified screening methods to evaluate maximum standard uptake value from F-18-FDG-PET/CT in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer.
 

Author(s): Yuichiro Takeda, Keita Miura, Teruhiko Sato, Yoshie Tsujimoto, Naoko Nagano, Satoshi Nagasaka, Satsuki Kina, Haruhito Sugiyama

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(26):e11226.

 

Maximum standard uptake value (SUVmax) of F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) is reportedly useful for evaluating regional lymph nodes (RLNs) of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) to predict malignancy. However, it is difficult for ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Treatment rationale and design of the RAMNITA study: A phase II study of the efficacy of docetaxel + ramucirumab for non-small cell lung cancer with brain metastasis.
 

Author(s): Keiko Tanimura, Junji Uchino, Nobuyo Tamiya, Yoshiko Kaneko, Tadaaki Yamada, Kenichi Yoshimura, Koichi Takayama

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(23):e11084.

 

We described the treatment rationale and procedure for a phase II study of docetaxel plus ramucirumab for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with brain metastasis (RAMNITA study: University Information Network Clinical Trials Registry identification no. [UMIN]: 000024551). ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A retrospective study of concurrent radiotherapy plus S-1 for treating advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
 

Author(s): Dejun Zhao, Jun-Fei Feng, Xue-Hui Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(22):e10740.

 

We investigated the efficacy of concurrent radiotherapy plus S-1 (CRS) for treating unresectable stage III advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (ANSCLC).Seventy five ANSCLC patients were included in this retrospective study. Of those, 40 patients were assigned to an intervention group, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Non-small cell lung cancer" returned 848 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

S-1-based concurrent chemoradiotherapy in the treatment of locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis protocol.
 

Author(s): Feiyu Liu, Chaoyang Wang, Tao Hu, Wei Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Apr;97(15):e0397.

 

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the world, and non-small cell lung cancer accounts for > 75% of all lung cancer cases. Cisplatin-based concurrent chemoradiotherapy has become the standard treatment for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The time-series behavior of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio is useful as a predictive marker in non-small cell lung cancer.
 

Author(s): Tatsunori Kiriu, Masatsugu Yamamoto, Tatsuya Nagano, Daisuke Hazama, Reina Sekiya, Masahiro Katsurada, Daisuke Tamura, Motoko Tachihara, Kazuyuki Kobayashi, Yoshihiro Nishimura

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Nivolumab improves the survival of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but a significant number of patients still fail to benefit from this treatment. In this study, we evaluated the efficacy of the time-series behavior of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in a complete ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Coexisting myasthenia gravis, myositis, and polyneuropathy induced by ipilimumab and nivolumab in a patient with non-small-cell lung cancer: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Jia-Hung Chen, Kang-Yun Lee, Chaur-Jong Hu, Chen-Chih Chung

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(50):e9262.

 

Immune checkpoint inhibitors have led to the development of new approaches for cancer treatment with positive outcomes. However, checkpoint blockade is associated with a unique spectrum of immune-related adverse events (irAEs), which may cause irreversible neurological deficits and even death.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

 

Last Updated: 21 Sep 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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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: 6 Dec 2017

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