Tag: lung cancer

Lung Cancer in Women Bucks National Trend Towards Reduced Cancer Death Rates, Australia

Cancer is a class of disease characterized by out -of-control cell growth. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among Australian men, and the second most common cause of cancer death in Australian women following breast cancer.

Recent research analyzing lung cancer mortality in men and women living in Australia and New Zealand has found that female smokers appear to have about twice the risk of dying from lung cancer compared with male smokers.

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Lung Cancer Pill Shrinks some Tumors

Lung Cancer accounts for the maximum number of death in a year [1.3 million deaths per year].

Lung cancer is caused due to the tobacco chewing and smoking. At present there were no medications available which can give a higher 5 year survival rate [At present the 5 year survival rate of lung cancer patients are 7%]. Many medications like chemotherapy, radiotherapy and gene therapy has been practiced in conjunction with lung cancer previously, but the complication [in terms of side effect] only increased as there were no changes in the 5 year survival rate of the patients.

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Cancer Prevention Tips

Either we like it or not, cancer affects most of us directly or indirectly. It’s Cancerhard to define, who is going to be the patient of cancer.

However cancer prevention is easier than we may think. With slight change in lifestyle, we can minimize our risk of developing any type of cancer.

Avoid smoking

All of us almost daily hear that, the smoking is injurious to health. Eve some packs of cigarettes deliver the warning “smoking causes lung cancer and heart diseases.” Smoking is the most important risk factor for cancers that is in our own control. Except lung cancer, smoking can be the main culprit for many other cancers.

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The First Lung Cancer Vaccine has been Approved by the Cuban Authorities.

19349.jpgCuban authorities have approved the first vaccine for use to increase the lives of patients with lung cancer and the vaccine is available in Cuban hospitals, told Cuban scientist on Tuesday.

The drug named Cima Vax EGF has shown good results to raise survival rates of four to five months and even longer in some patients on average basis, the scientists stated in a new conference at Cuba’s Center of Molecular Immunology.
Contrary to chemotherapy, Cima Vax EGF has fewer side effects because it contains modified proteins that target only the cancer cells.

The scientists told that there were other vaccines currently being tested in other parts of the world but CimaVax EGF was the first lung cancer approved vaccine anywhere in the world.

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Inherited Connection to Lungs Cancer

Nicotine Addiction in the Perils of Fatalism

An inherited alternative has been enormously acknowledged just in recent times. It leads the chain smoking people extra elastic towards their trend of addiction along with nicotine’s. The use of much expandable smoking raised a lot of risk factors among the people as the scientists and the laboratory physician of Pathology in a minute ago diagnosed. The continuous use of smoking will lead the smokers at marginal level of the lungs cancer. This crucial research is done by the National Institute on Drug Abuse as well as given by the National Institute of Health.

The chief executive of NIH Dr. Elias Zerhouni demonstrated a most occurring prediction. The all researches and studies will soon press forward the chances of hereditary investigations. This will more classify all the DNA discrepancies. Which will in future enhance the threat of complicated bio deeds muddles?

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Aspirin May Help Reducing Lung Cancer Risks in Women

‘Aspirin’ can be an effective medication for the women as an inexpensive lung cancer chemoprevention though causing few side effects. A recent research study findings give a clear indication with clinical evidences.

This specific case-control study involved almost 581 African-American and Caucasian women with and without’ non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)’. Findings of the study revealed that the regular use of aspirin helps in reducing the risk for the disease by a significant 34% rate among women.

Certain previous specific research studies also indicated that aspirin and other similar ‘non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)’ have potential for decreasing the risk for NSCLC. Some of the other studies however, established that the results of this degree are not quite possible.

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