Singer Joe Cocker Dies at 70
British-born blues and rock singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70 after battling lung cancer.
New Treatment Helped More Patients Ditch Nicotine
If you can fight fire with fire, why not fight addiction to nicotine with another chemical?
Cancer Screening May Benefit Diabetes Patients
Diabetes patients may need to take extra precautions to lower their risk for cancer or catch it early.
FDA Approves Rx for Combo Treatment of Lung Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Smoking May Raise Risk of Second Cancer
Smoking is a major cause of lung cancer and has been linked many other cancers. Although survival rates may be improving for smoking-related cancers, survivors may face greater odds of getting a second cancer.
FDA Approves Combo Treatment for Stomach, GE Junction Adenocarcinoma
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a new combination treatment for patients with advanced or metastatic gastric (stomach) or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma.
FDA Grants Orphan Drug Status to Aldoxorubicin
CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted multiple Orphan Drug Designations for the Company's lead drug candidate, aldoxorubicin.
Pulmonary Disease May Increase Lung Cancer Risk
Medical conditions that affect breathing can take an immediate toll on health and may set the stage for other serious problems later in life.
FDA Approves New Device to Preserve Donated Lungs
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to preserve donated lungs. According to the agency, the device might lead to more lung transplants.
Rates of Lung Cancer Down in US
Many have praised the progress seen in reducing cigarette smoking in the US, and new research suggests that these changes may be paying off in terms of cancer rates.