News tagged with lung tissue

Redefining the criteria for ALK positive lung cancer

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Cancer shows that the current criteria used to match lung cancers with the drug crizotinib may miss some patients who could benefit from the drug. ...

Sep 10, 2013
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Tracking nanodiamond-tagged stem cells

A method that is used to track the fate of a single stem cell within mouse lung tissue is reported in a study published online this week in Nature Nanotechnology. The method may offer insights into the factors that determ ...

Aug 05, 2013
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Targeted therapy boosts lung cancer outcomes

–Thousands of patients with an advanced form of lung cancer that carries a specific dysfunctional gene are likely to fare better if treated with a targeted therapy than with traditional chemotherapy, report Dana-Farber ...

Jun 01, 2013
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