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Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) – Deadliest Lung Cancer

Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) – Deadliest Lung Cancer

Introduction Just some brief information (numbers) on small cell lung cancer (SCLC) before I jump into treatments for advanced SCLC. 20% of all lung cancers 95% are cigarette smokers (remaining I strongly believe is caused by second hand smoke (SHS) or environmental tobacco smoke (ETC) also) 90% of the tumor is located centrally 70-80% are … Continue reading Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) – Deadliest Lung Cancer

Living Longer: Stage 4 Stomach Cancer (1st line treatments)

Living Longer: Stage 4 Stomach Cancer (1st line treatments)

In Malaysia, stomach cancer is the 8th most common cancer. Most stomach cancers were detected at late stage; III (25%) and IV (50%). The average/ median overall survival for stage 4 stomach cancer is not high but there had been incremental increases in average/ median overall survival throughout the years with chemotherapy and lately, with … Continue reading Living Longer: Stage 4 Stomach Cancer (1st line treatments)