News tagged with lung tissue

MicroRNA-31 might predict lung-cancer spread

(Medical Xpress)—Determining whether a patient's lung cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes is critical for identifying the most effective therapy, but it usually requires surgery. A new study suggests, however, that ...

Sep 24, 2013
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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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