Tag: lung cancer treatment

  • Kaggle hosting million dollar competition to improve lung cancer detection

    Kaggle hosting million dollar competition to improve lung cancer detection

    Kaggle, which¬†was founded as a platform for predictive modelling and analytics competitions on which companies and researchers post their data and statisticians and data miners from all over the world compete to produce the best models, is hosting a competition with a million dollar prize to improve the classification of potentially cancerous lesions in the […]

  • Merck Application for Lung Cancer Combo Therapy Accepted by FDA

    Merck Application for Lung Cancer Combo Therapy Accepted by FDA

    Merck & Co have applied to the FDA for approval to combine their immunotherapy drug, Keytruda, with chemotherapy as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer. The FDA agreed to expedite the case, and give the application a much faster review. Merck released a statement saying the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would reach […]

  • New Lung Cancer Drug Developed for Chinese Specific Treatment

    New Lung Cancer Drug Developed for Chinese Specific Treatment

    A form of Lung cancer that is particularly prevalent among Chinese people now has a treatment method. An international team of researchers have developed a new drug that specifically targets lung cancer prevalent among Chinese people. The breakthrough drug was announced after researchers completed a study of 419 patients, 60 percent of whom came from […]