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Dacomitinib for lung cancer GGPL + gets EU agreement

European approval is expected shortly for a new targeted agent for first-line treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) activating mutations . The new agent, dacomitinib (Vizimpro, Pfizer) received… Continue Reading →

A teenager from Kansas suffering from unexplained lung disease returns home

KANSAS CITY, MB (Good Medical) – A teenage girl who became the first patient at a Kansas City hospital to walk while being resuscitated spent more than a year pushing the boundaries of her recovery from unexplained lung failure, and… Continue Reading →

Former Olympic hockey player says radon caused stage 4 lung cancer

This is the second main cause of lung cancer. And you do not even know when he is present: radon. It's a tasteless, odorless gas that seeps into the soil and diffuses into the air – and often into your… Continue Reading →

Yankee legend Bernie Williams sensitized to lung disease in honor of his father

How Yankees legend Bernie Williams removes super powers from baseball Most people see Bernie Williams, four-time World Series champion and New York Yankees legend, as their Superman. For Bernie Williams, however, his Superman was his father, BernabĂ©, whom he lost… Continue Reading →

It's never too late to stop smoking before lung surgery

(Good Medical Health) – A new study shows that smokers who undergo surgery for lung cancer should quit before surgery. Among patients operated on for lung cancer, non-smokers had fewer complications than smokers. But stopping smoking even a few months… Continue Reading →

High rate of complications when analyzing lung cancer in the real world

In the United States, a new study shows that complication rates for invasive diagnostic procedures after low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening appear to be twice as high in a community setting as in clinical trials . The results… Continue Reading →

Complications of lung cancer screening may be greater than expected

(Good Medical Health) – An American study suggests that invasive tracking tests to examine abnormalities in lung cancer screening can lead to more complications and additional costs to health care than physicians previously thought. Many physicians advise older people or… Continue Reading →

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