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Lung cancer is the world's most common cancer and kills more people than any other cancer. In 2008, approximately 1.52 million new cases of lung cancer were diagnosed worldwide, with 1.31 million people dying from the disease.(14) In the United States, an estimated 161,840 deaths, accounting for 29 percent of all cancer deaths, occurred in 2008, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).
New genomic research partnership promises to redefine and transform cancer treatment

New genomic research partnership promises to redefine and transform cancer treatment

Advanced lung cancer patients get survival benefit with use of concurrent chemotherapy, proton therapy

Advanced lung cancer patients get survival benefit with use of concurrent chemotherapy, proton therapy

Worldwide report on tobacco control measures - progress over last 10 years

Worldwide report on tobacco control measures - progress over last 10 years

IBS scientists create first nanoparticle-based tissue adhesive to seal bleeding and guide surgery

IBS scientists create first nanoparticle-based tissue adhesive to seal bleeding and guide surgery

Experts explore effective ways to diagnose and treat asthma

Experts explore effective ways to diagnose and treat asthma

UK behind other European countries in cancer care, report says

UK behind other European countries in cancer care, report says

Researchers discover reason for chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer

Researchers discover reason for chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer

VoxelCloud raises $8M for expanding scope of AI-based medical image analysis services

VoxelCloud raises $8M for expanding scope of AI-based medical image analysis services

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

Ground-breaking new breast cancer drugs have manageable toxicity profile for most patients

Ground-breaking new breast cancer drugs have manageable toxicity profile for most patients

Study uncovers new genetic variants for lung cancer risk

Study uncovers new genetic variants for lung cancer risk

New study shows increased cancer risk among holocaust survivors

New study shows increased cancer risk among holocaust survivors

Clinical management of patients with Cancer of Unknown Primary using new epigenetic test

Clinical management of patients with Cancer of Unknown Primary using new epigenetic test

Large NIH grant awarded to Dartmouth researchers for cooperative lung cancer project

Large NIH grant awarded to Dartmouth researchers for cooperative lung cancer project

Study estimates number of cancer deaths in China attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

Study estimates number of cancer deaths in China attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

Research reveals biological processes that underlie comorbidity between Alzheimer's disease and cancer

Research reveals biological processes that underlie comorbidity between Alzheimer's disease and cancer

California joins states that protect patients against nasty surprise bills

California joins states that protect patients against nasty surprise bills

Higher childhood IQ linked to longer life, say researchers

Higher childhood IQ linked to longer life, say researchers

Large-scale lung cancer screening for high-risk people could be economically viable, research shows

Large-scale lung cancer screening for high-risk people could be economically viable, research shows

Wyss Institute researchers develop new capture technology for cancer diagnostics

Wyss Institute researchers develop new capture technology for cancer diagnostics