Lung Cancers


Lung Cancer: The Basics
Lung cancer is a collection of several diseases that are characterized by the cell type that makes them up, how they behave, and how they are treated. They are divided into two main categories: Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and Small cell lung cancer (SCLC).
Lung Cancer Web-U-Cation Program
This video will help you learn about lung cancer, its diagnosis, staging, potential treatments and side effects
  • Mesothelioma


    Mesothelioma: The Basics
    Mesothelioma is a rare cancer, caused by asbestos exposure, that is most often found in the lining of the lung or in the abdominal cavity lining. This article presents an introduction to diagnosis, staging and treatment of the disease.

    Mesothelioma Support
    Inspiration from mesothelioma patients and useful external websites.


News
Erlotinib Plus Chemo Doesn't Improve Efficacy in NSCLC

May 3, 2012 - Adding chemotherapy with carboplatin plus paclitaxel to the epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor erlotinib does not improve efficacy in the treatment of chemotherapy-naive, never or light former smokers with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer, according to a study published online April 30 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.



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