Lung Cancer Archives - NFCR

Lung Cancer

Targeted Lung Cancer Therapy

A Match Made Possible A discovery by a team led by Massachusetts General Hospital’s Daniel Haber, M.D., Ph.D., a physician-scientist supported by the National Foundation for Cancer Research since 2003, now represents a source of hope for many patients with metastatic lung cancer. He and his colleagues correctly linked very…...

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New Type of Lung Cancer Identified

A research team at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory discovered a new kind of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). While the general public may not consider this particularly good news, the identification paves the way for developing more specific and personalized medicine approaches to target this previously unnoticed form of the disease....

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Lung Cancers Can Differ by Race

According to Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, recently discovered genetic differences in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) between some African-Americans and European-Americans suggest that there are racial differences in the biology of the disease. These findings could have a clinical impact on personalized…...

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7 Facts You Need to Know About Lung Cancer

With lung cancer affecting the lives of so many people, it’s important to understand the disease and what we can do to improve our chances of beating it....

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NFCR’s Genomics Newsroom: Discovery of New Lung Cancer Mutation

The U.S. FDA approved the first and only drug to treat people with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors express the ROS1+ mutation....

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