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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Surgery for Lung Cancer

Dec. 21, 2018 — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery today at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City to remove cancer from her left lung. The cancerous nodules on the lower lobe of the lung were discovered by chance after she had tests to diagnose and treat ribs she… Read More »

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AstraZeneca mines for positives in Imfinzi's failed Mystic lung cancer trial

AstraZeneca felt the blow last month when Mystic, a key trial examining its immuno-oncology drug Imfinzi in previously untreated lung cancer, failed. But now that the dust has settled, the company is looking for bright spots in the miss. As executives were quick to point out, there was “clear clinical benefit” of Imfinzi monotherapy compared… Read More »

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Easy lung cancer diagnosis now just a breath away

Lung cancer is one of the fatal most types of cancer in the world, claiming millions of lives every year. A group of scientists under the leader ship of İzmir-based Ege University revealed a new project that enables diagnoses of lung cancer without biopsies. The project, which was developed by 28 scientists from nine universities… Read More »

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