Tag Archives: Lung

Spicy Compound From Chilli Peppers Could Reduce Spread of Lung Cancer, Shows Study

Lung Cancer (Photo Credit: Pixabay) Washington DC, April 7: Now, there is a reason to start liking the heat of chillies. A new study has suggested that the compound responsible for chilli peppers’ heat could help slow the spread of lung cancer. The research was presented at the American Society for Investigative Pathology annual meeting… Read More »

Chi-Med, AstraZeneca’s savolitinib helps some Tagrisso-resistant EGFR lung cancer patients

ATLANTA—AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso has taken the EGFR lung cancer market by storm, but some patients develop resistance to the therapy. Enter Chi-Med. The Chinese company Sunday rolled out phase 1b results showing that certain treatment-resistant patients showed improvement after receiving a combination of Tagrisso, which targets the EGFR gene mutation, and Chi-Med’s savolitinib, a MET inhibitor… Read More »