News tagged with lung disease

Annual report to the nation focuses on brain tumors

Lung cancer death rates in women have fallen for the first time in four decades, according to an annual report on the status of cancer published online March 31 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The drop comes ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Cancer
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Cancer drug shows promise for treating scleroderma

A drug approved to treat certain types of cancer has shown promising results in the treatment of patients with scleroderma, according to results from an open-label Phase II trial. While the drug's efficacy must be demonstrated ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Cancer
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Cancer patients' partners become ill themselves

Katarina Sjövall has studied partners of individuals with colorectal cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer or prostate cancer. The study shows that the number of diagnosed diseases among partners increased by 25 per cent ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Cancer
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