Items Tagged ‘Lung Cancer – Small Cell’

June 25, 2018

Precision Cancer Medicine PARP Inhibitor Promising Treatment for Small Cell Lung Cancer

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The results of a recent study published in The Journal of Clinical Oncology suggest the first new therapeutic option for Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) in many years.  The study evaluated the addition of a novel precision cancer medicine called a PARP inhibitor to standard chemotherapy improved overall response rates and delayed cancer progression in patients […]

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March 18, 2009

Small Cell Lung Cancer Overview

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Overview Small cell lung cancers account for 20-25% of all lung cancers and are primarily diagnosed in smokers or former smokers. They differ from other types of lung cancer in that they spread very quickly throughout the body via the blood and lymphatic system. Accurate staging of small cell lung cancer is essential before definitive […]

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Tags: Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer - Small Cell