GSE112988 Gene expression profiles of A549 lung cancer cells with citreoviridin treatment
Contributor : H F JuanSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensCitreoviridin can suppress lung cancer cell growth by inhibiting the activity of ectopic ATP synthase, but has limited effect on normal cells. However, the mechanism of citreoviridin triggering dynamic molecular responses in cancer cells remains unclear. Here, we performed gene expression profiling to elucidate the dynamic changes after citreoviridin treatment in cells.
Conclusions: In this cohort, only 35.1% of patients eligible for post-PD1 Ab therapy received st. Post-progression survival was not significantly affected by receipt of post-progression therapy. Prospective trials are needed to clarify the benefit of post-PD1 Ab treatments. PMID: 32489249 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions: The elcss-ql is feasible as a tool for use in routine clinical practice, although no statistically significant effect of its use was demonstrated in our study. Improving access to supportive care through the collection of patient-reported outcomes and hrqol should be an important component of care for patients with advanced lung cancer. PMID: 32489264 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions: This Canadian expert consensus statement and algorithm were driven by significant advances in the treatment of EGFR-mutated nsclc. PMID: 32489263 [PubMed - in process]
This study aims to evaluate micronuclei (MN) frequency as a biomarker of genome instability in peripheral blood lymphocytes of PM and lung cancer (LC) patients when compared with healthy controls (HCs) and patients with nonneoplastic respiratory diseases (RDs). Lymphocyte cytokinesis-block MN assay was carried out on 317 subjects. Mutagen sensitivity, measured by quantifying MN frequency after an in vitro challenge with ionizing radiation, was evaluated in 252 subjects. A significant increase in MN frequency was observed in cancer patients compared to HCs, with a mean ratio (MR) of 1.35 and 1.36 at baseline and 1.43 and 1....
Condition: Unresectable Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) and Urothelial Cancer Intervention: Drug: Durvalumab Sponsor: AstraZeneca Not yet recruiting
Authors: Gordon N, Felix K, Daw NC Abstract Inhalation therapy remains a suitable approach to treat lung diseases including cancer. This approach has been used to deliver various therapies including chemotherapy. The rationale for using the inhalation route vs. the systemic route has been the fewer side effects encountered when drugs are administered via inhalation. Furthermore, this approach overcomes one of the major limitations of systemic chemotherapy that results from inability of the drug to reach high concentrations in the lungs. Local delivery overcomes this limitation and spares exposure of vital organs to...
(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) Among people who have the most common type of lung cancer, up to 40% develop metastatic brain tumors, with an average survival time of less than six months. But why non-small-cell lung cancer so often spreads to the brain has been poorly understood.
(Rockefeller University Press) Researchers have discovered that nicotine promotes the spread of lung cancer cells into the brain, where they can form deadly metastatic tumors. The study, which will be published June 4 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, suggests that nicotine replacement therapies may not be suitable strategies for lung cancer patients attempting to quit smoking. In addition, the researchers show that the naturally occurring drug parthenolide blocks nicotine-induced brain metastasis in mice, suggesting a potential therapeutic option in humans.
ConclusionsThe current study demonstrated that chronic HCV infection is significantly associated with a 1.94-fold increased risk of developing lung cancer. However, further studies are still needed to investigate if this association is causative.