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Lung Cancer

Stranger Approaches To a Woman with Lung Cancer and Offers to Pray

Jul 20 2017 - 4:31pm
Prayer for lung cancer patient

Compassion is in short supply in our society these days. Several days ago I asked the members of Lung Cancer Awareness group on Facebook to share stories of compassion to share with eMaxHealth readers. One of the members named Tanya Cohoon shared this uplifting and inspiring episode form her life that happened few weeks ago.

Merck Combination Drug Approved by FDA Expected to Prolong Survival in Lung Cancer – Is the Biologic Keytruda the Missing Link?

May 11 2017 - 12:46pm
Merck Lung Cancer Survival Drug Approved

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new combination drug therapy after cohort studies found the addition of immunotherapy drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab) to standard chemotherapy treatments of pemetrexed and carboplatin for patients with metastatic or advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) sped up response time to treatment and halted cancer progression over use of chemotherapy alone.

2014's Best and Worst States at Combating the High Cost of Lung Cancer

Nov 12 2014 - 8:06am
lung cancer in usa

With November being Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the disease accounting for $12.1 billion of total cancer care costs and $36.1 billion in lost productivity, according to the most recent estimates, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2014’s Best & Worst States at Combating the High Cost of Lung Cancer.

Are Electronic Cigarettes a.k.a. E-Cigs Dangerous to Non-smoking Bystanders?

Dec 9 2012 - 11:25am
Electronic Cigarettes

In a recent article published in the journal Indoor Air about the safety issues of smoking electronic cigarettes, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research WKI in Braunschweig have put electronic cigarettes, also known as E-cigs, to the test by analyzing the emissions of electronic cigarettes on volunteers in an 8-cubic-meter test chamber.

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