Archive for the 'Lung Cancer'

Pancoast syndrome: Tumors, symptoms, and treatment

What is Pancoast syndrome, what are Pancoast tumors, and what is Homer’s syndrome? Learn about diagnosis, when to see a doctor, surgery, and prevention.

Pancoast syndrome: Tumors, symptoms, and treatment

What is Pancoast syndrome, what are Pancoast tumors, and what is Homer’s syndrome? Learn about diagnosis, when to see a doctor, surgery, and prevention.

New tool mines whole-exome sequencing data to match cancer with best drug

A University of Colorado Cancer study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) describes a new tool that interprets the raw data of whole exome tumor...

Nanoparticles deliver anticancer cluster bombs

Triple-stage vehicles for platinum-based drugs.Scientists have devised a triple-stage "cluster bomb" system for delivering the chemotherapy drug cisplatin, via tiny nanoparticles designed to...

In lung cancer, not all HER2 alterations are created equal

A joint study by University of Colorado Cancer Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology shows two distinct causes of HER2 activation in lung...