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Authors: Debieuvre D, Moreau L, Coudert M, Locher C, Asselain B, Coëtmeur D, Dayen C, Goupil F, Martin F, Brun P, De Faverges G, Hauss PA, Gally S, Ben Hadj Yahia B, Grivaux M Abstract INTRODUCTION: The benefit of tyrosine kinase inhibitors for patients with an EGFR wild-type non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) remains controversial. METHODS: The survival of patients with an EGFR wild-type NSCLC who received second- or third-line erlotinib treatment was assessed using real-life data that had been collected in a prospective, national, multicenter, non-interventional cohort study. RESULTS: Data from 274 p...
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
Authors: Rouviere D, Veillon R, Chaltiel L, Simonneau Y, Filleron T, Milia J, Guibert N, Melloni B, Raherisson C, Didier A, Mazieres J Abstract The central nervous system (CNS), through carcinomatous meningitis or solid brain metastases, is the most common site of recurrence in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) with activating mutations. Our retrospective study describes the population of patients with CNS metastases of NSCLC harboring activating mutation with targeted therapy (EGFR, ALK, BRAF, HER2) in 4 French regional reference hospitals. 60 patients were analyzed. The proposed treatments were heterogeneous an...
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
Authors: Ewig S, Larrosa-Lombardi S, Halboos A, Hecker E Abstract Surgical resection continues to be a mainstay of curative treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancers stages I - III and some small cell lung cancers. Reported rates of complications and mortality vary considerably. Therefore, a thorough and comprehensive preoperative evaluation of lung cancer patients is crucial in order to select appropriate surgical candidates and to determine their individual risk, including the extent of resection possible. Following available data and guidelines, such evaluation should include: ECOG-scoring, card...
Source: Pneumologie - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pneumologie Source Type: research
Conclusion: Trained dogs were able to identify non-small cell lung cancer samples from healthy controls. The findings of this study provide a starting point for a larger-scale research project designed to explore the use of canine scent detection as a tool for cancer biomarkers. PMID: 31206136 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: J Am Osteopath Assoc Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2019Source: Biosensors and BioelectronicsAuthor(s): Santheraleka Ramanathan, Subash C.B. Gopinath, M.K. Md Arshad, Prabakaran PoopalanAbstractThe pragmatic outcome of a lung cancer diagnosis is closely interrelated in reducing the number of fatal death caused by the world's top cancerous disease. Regardless of the advancement made in understanding lung tumor, and its multimodal treatment, in general the percentage of survival remain low. Late diagnosis of a cancerous cell in patients is the major hurdle for the above circumstances. In the new era of a lung cancer diagnosis with lo...
Source: Biosensors and Bioelectronics - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
In this study, we developed GRPs from the two NSCLC cell lines PC9 and HCC827, which express an EGFR exon 19 deletion mutation, by treatment with a high concentration of gefitinib. The GRPs from both PC9 and HCC827 cells expressed high levels of CD133 and FBXW7, but low levels of c-MYC. Cell cycle analysis demonstrated that the majority of GRPs existed in the G0/G1 phase. Knockdown of the FBXW7 gene significantly reduced the cell number of CD133-positive GRPs and reversed the cell population in the G0/G1-phase. We also found that FBXW7 expression in CD133-positive cells was increased and c-MYC expression was decreased in g...
Source: Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Bosn J Basic Med Sci Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2019Source: Chemico-Biological InteractionsAuthor(s): Parvarish Sharma, Meenu Mehta, Daljeet Singh Dhanjal, Simran Kaur, Gaurav Gupta, Harjeet Singh, Lakshmi Thangavelu, S. Rajesh Kumar, Murtaza Tambuwala, Hamid A. Bakshi, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Kamal Dua, Saurabh SatijaAbstractCancer is one of the major diseases that cause a high number of deaths globally. Of the major types of cancers, lung cancer is known to be the most chronic form of cancer in the world. The conventional management of lung cancer includes different medical interventions like chemotherapy, surgical removal, ...
Source: Chemico Biological Interactions - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
Two counties have six of the 10 worst performing areas for having lung cancer picked up in A&E, new data reveals.
Source: HSJ - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
(University of Toledo) A new study at The University of Toledo connects the proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas, the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
hikala K. Suresh Babu Considering the importance of ultra-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization-quadrupole time of flight-tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-ESI-QTOF-MS/MS) hyphenated techniques for analysis of secondary metabolites from crude extracts, the present study was aimed at identification of secondary metabolites in acetone extract of the lichen Usnea longissima. From our study, 19 compounds were tentatively identified through comparison of exact molecular masses from their MS/MS spectra, mass fragmentation studies and comparison with literature data. In addition, potent cytotoxic activity o...
Source: Molecules - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
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