Posts Tagged ‘Lung Cancer’

Chinese Medicine for People with Lung Cancer: Treatment Results

In collaboration with the Commonweal Retreat Center of Bolinas, Calif., we participated in a workshop and public presentation on the ways in which clinical advocates can help people with cancer. Included in our presentation was a discussion of the past, present, and future of clinical advocacy, our approach to Chinese Medicine-based integrative care, and how […]

Canine Scent Detection: Breast and Lung Cancer

In an international collaboration, the Pine Street Foundation conceived of and obtained grant support for a rigorously designed diagnostic study aimed at accurate early detection of lung and breast cancers.

Lung Cancer, Chemotherapy, & Antioxidants

There is a growing body of evidence that suggests combining specific chemotherapy treatments for lung cancer with certain antioxidants at defined dosages can help improve drug effectiveness or reduce the severity of side effects. In this evidence-based review article, Johanna Altgelt, an associate researcher at the Pine Street Foundation, searched through thousands of peer-reviewed, published studies and discusses how antioxidants may enhance or, in some cases, inhibit the therapeutic action of specific chemotherapy drugs used in the treatment of lung cancer.