Non-small cell lung cancer

Common Name(s)

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

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The terms "Non-small cell lung cancer" returned 6663 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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Prospective Evaluation of First-Line Erlotinib in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Carrying an Activating EGFR Mutation: A Multicenter Academic Phase II Study in Caucasian Patients (FIELT).
 

Author(s): Jacques De Grève, Jan Van Meerbeeck, Johan F Vansteenkiste, Lore Decoster, Anne-Pascale Meert, Peter Vuylsteke, Christian Focan, Jean-Luc Canon, Yves Humblet, Guy Berchem, Benoit Colinet, Danny Galdermans, Lionel Bosquée, Joanna Vermeij, Alex Dewaele, Caroline Geers, Denis Schallier, Erik Teugels

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Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibition is the preferred first-line treatment of advanced adenocarcinoma of the lung that harbors EGFR activating tyrosine kinase domain mutations. Most data available pertain to Asian populations in which such mutations are ...

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2016

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The Effect of ShenQi FuZheng Injection in Combination with Chemotherapy versus Chemotherapy Alone on the Improvement of Efficacy and Immune Function in Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Cao Dedong, Xu Huilin, He Anbing, Xu Ximing, Ge Wei

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To evaluate the effect of ShenQi FuZheng Injection (SFI) on cellular immunity and clinical efficacy in patients with advanced non small cell lung cancer(NSCLC) when combined with chemotherapy.

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2016

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The terms "Non-small cell lung cancer" returned 736 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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Pulmonary Toxicities of Gefitinib in Patients With Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
 

Author(s): Dongsheng Hong, Guobing Zhang, Xingguo Zhang, Xingguang Lian

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Mar;95(9):e3008.

 

Gefitinib is a selective tyrosine kinase inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) used to treat adults with EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Clinical benefits of gefitinib administration in NSCLC patients have been observed in clinical practice, ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2016

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Nicotine-induced resistance of non-small cell lung cancer to treatment--possible mechanisms.
 

Author(s): Rafał Czyżykowski, Joanna Połowinczak-Przybyłek, Piotr Potemski

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Cigarette smoking is the leading risk factor of lung cancer. Data from several clinical studies suggest that continuation of smoking during therapy of tobacco-related cancers is associated with lower response rates to chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy, and even with decreased survival. ...

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2016

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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: 8 Jul 2016

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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 Aug 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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