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

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The terms "Non-small cell lung cancer" returned 6116 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effect of compound Kushen injection on T-cell subgroups and natural killer cells in patients with locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer treated with concomitant radiochemotherapy.
 

Author(s): Zhongquan Zhao, Hehe Liao, Ying Ju

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2016 Feb;36(1):14-8.

 

To observe effect of compound Kushen injection on T-cell subgroups and NK cells in patients with locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with concomitant radiochemotherapy.

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2016

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Nivolumab in Nonsquamous Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
 

Author(s): Hossein Borghaei, Julie Brahmer

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Feb;374(5):493-4.

 

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2016

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When Should ⁹⁹mTc Bone Scintigraphy Be Performed in cT1N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients?
 

Author(s): Hang Li, Hong Hu, Rui Wang, Yawei Zhang, Jiaqing Xiang, Quan Liu, Wei Shi, Yihua Sun, Haiquan Chen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Dec;94(51):e2309.

 

The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate the risk factors for bone metastases (BM) in clinical T1N0 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients.From January 2010 to June 2012, 739 patients with primary diagnosed cT1N0 NSCLC were eligible for this study. Clinical variables, ...

Last Updated: 25 Dec 2015

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The terms "Non-small cell lung cancer" returned 701 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic procedures for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC): recommendations of the European Expert Group.
 

Author(s): Manfred Dietel, Lukas Bubendorf, Anne-Marie C Dingemans, Christophe Dooms, Göran Elmberger, Rosa Calero García, Keith M Kerr, Eric Lim, Fernando López-Ríos, Erik Thunnissen, Paul E Van Schil, Maximilian von Laffert

Journal: Thorax. 2016 Feb;71(2):177-84.

 

There is currently no Europe-wide consensus on the appropriate preanalytical measures and workflow to optimise procedures for tissue-based molecular testing of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). To address this, a group of lung cancer experts (see list of authors) convened to discuss ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2016

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[Diagnosis and Treatment of Leptomeningeal Metastasis in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer].
 

Author(s): Yan Xu, Longyun Li, Mengzhao Wang

Journal: Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi. 2015 Oct;18(10):626-32.

 

Leptomeningeal metastasis (LM) is one of the disastrous events in managing advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) due to severe clinical symptoms and a grave prognosis. Although intrathecal (IT) chemotherapy show some effects for LM in advanced NSCLC, the prognosis is still poor ...

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2015

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The Risk of Neutropenia and Leukopenia in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated With Erlotinib: A Prisma-Compliant Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Jian-Guo Zhou, Xu Tian, Long Cheng, Quan Zhou, Yuan Liu, Yu Zhang, Yu-ju Bai, Hu Ma

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Oct;94(40):e1719.

 

Epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase inhibitors (EGFR-TKIs) are a critical member of systemic therapy for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Erlotinib is the first-generation EGFR-TKIs, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines recommend it ...

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2015

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Modulation of Autophagy in Patients With Advanced/Recurrent Non-small Cell Lung Cancer - Phase II
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Non-small Cell Lung Cancer; Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer; Recurrent Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2015

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Safety and Efficacy of Vitamin C Infusion in Combination With Local mEHT to Treat Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung; Stage IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer; Stage IIIB Non-small Cell Lung Cancer; Stage IV Non-small Cell Lung Cancer; Recurrent Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

 

Last Updated: 19 May 2016

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Improving Lung Function in Patients With Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cachexia; Fatigue; Pulmonary Complications; Radiation Toxicity; Recurrent Non-small Cell Lung Cancer; Stage IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer; Stage IIIB Non-small Cell Lung Cancer; Stage IV Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

 

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2015

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