Mayo Clinic News Network

News Resources


Items tagged as "lung cancer"

Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Two Oncogenes Join to Drive Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Patients with a common form of lung cancer — lung squamous cell carcinoma — have very few treatment options. That situation may soon change. A team of cancer biologists at Mayo Clinic in Florida is reporting in the Feb. 10 issue of Cancer Cell the discovery of two oncogenes [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Symptoms of compulsive gambling Dry macular degeneration Individualized treatment for lung cancer Testing for a sprained ankle Stress, depression and the holiday: Tips for coping

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Finds Switch That Lets Early Lung Cancer Grow Unchecked

Note: Funding information at the end of the news release has been updated. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — July 10, 2012.  Cellular change thought to happen only in late-stage cancers to help tumors spread also occurs in early-stage lung cancer as a way to bypass growth controls, say researchers at Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Paul Scotti

Mayo Clinic Identifies Gene Critical to Development and Spread of Lung Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A single gene that promotes initial development of the most common form of lung cancer and its lethal metastases has been identified by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Their study suggests other forms of cancer may also be driven by this gene, matrix metalloproteinase-10 (MMP-10). The [...]

Created by mayonewsreleases

Surgery for Lung Cancer

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Dennis Wigle discusses surgery for lung cancer. To listen, click the link below. Surgery for Lung Cancer

Created by Admin

Lung Cancer Screening

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we take a look at a recent study about screening for lung cancer with Mayo Clinic Dr. David Midthun. To listen, click the link below. Lung Cancer Screening

Created by Admin

Surgery for Advanced Lung Cancer

While it remains a big killer, treatment for lung cancer is saving more lives.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Dawn Jaroszewski discusses surgery for advanced lung cancer. To listen, click the link below. Surgery for Advanced Lung Cancer

Created by Admin

Facing a Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

In this Medical Edge Episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Midthun explains what to expect if facing a diagnosis of lung cancer. To listen, click the link below. Facing a Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

Created by Admin

Could it be Lung Cancer

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Dave Midthun discusses the diagnosis of lung cancer. To listen, click the link below. Could it be Lung Cancer

Created by Admin

Lung Cancer Screening Trial

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephen Swensen discusses the findings or a recent national trial on screening for lung cancer. To listen, click the link below. Lung Cancer Screening Trial

Created by Admin

Women and Lung Cancer

In the following video, Helen Ross, M.D., a medical oncologist at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, provides an overview of what women should know about lung cancer. Lung cancer has become one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths among women.

Created by Admin

Smoking Ban Benefits

Over the last several years, cities across the continent and the world have instituted smoking bans in public places. The bans are inconvenient for smokers, but they're thought to be healthy for communities as a whole.  Paul Scanlon, M.D., a Mayo Clinic lung expert, discusses some recent findings.  

Created by Admin

Screening for Lung Cancer

Research has shown that for some cancers, screening for early detection most definitely saves lives. Examples are mammograms for breast cancer and colonoscopy for colon cancer. But not all cancers have screening tools that have been proven to work. Let's go to Mayo Clinic to learn more about screening [...]

Created by Admin

Dr. Katharine Price on Lung Cancer

This Medical Edge Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Katharine Price on lung cancer. Medical Edge Weekend 4-9-11

Created by Admin

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Biomarker for Smoker’s Lung Cancer

  Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that a specific protein pair may be a successful biomarker for identifying smoking-related lung cancers. The protein is called ASCL1. ASCL1 is known to control neuroendocrine cell development and was previously linked to regulation of thyroid and small cell lung cancer development, but not smoking-related lung cancer. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

  Fitness ball exercises: Good for my abs? Individualized treatment for lung cancer Alcohol poisoning Blood pressure medication: Still necessary if I lose weight? Palliative care helps cancer patients live longer and better

Created by Dana Sparks

CT Lung Scans Recommended for High Risk Patients

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, of which Mayo Clinic is a partner, is announcing a preliminary recommendation that people at high risk for lung cancer consider having annual low-dose CT scans. Smoking is the biggest risk factor for developing lung cancer, resulting in 85 percent of the lung cancers in the United States, and high-risk individuals are those 55 to [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Software Identifies Risk Posed by Lung Nodules

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Mayo Clinic has developed a new software tool to noninvasively characterize pulmonary adenocarcinoma, a common type of cancerous nodule in the lungs. Tobias Peikert, M.D., a Mayo Clinic pulmonologist and senior author of the study, says,“Pulmonary adenocarcinoma is the most common type of lung [...]

Created by Dana Sparks