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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).
KRAS ‘imbalances’ that emerge over time may influence cancer treatment response

KRAS ‘imbalances’ that emerge over time may influence cancer treatment response

Yale researchers explore how aggressive LUAD cells manage to grow outside the lungs

Yale researchers explore how aggressive LUAD cells manage to grow outside the lungs

Researchers identify genomic biomarker in nasal passage that can accurately detect lung cancer

Researchers identify genomic biomarker in nasal passage that can accurately detect lung cancer

Researchers shed new light on molecular pump that ejects anticancer agents

Researchers shed new light on molecular pump that ejects anticancer agents

Fred Hutch scientists make important step in identifying specific T cells to fight against cancer

Fred Hutch scientists make important step in identifying specific T cells to fight against cancer

Researchers identify novel gene critical to development of lung and pancreatic cancer

Researchers identify novel gene critical to development of lung and pancreatic cancer

Cancer mortality rates vary among major Hispanic ethnic groups

Cancer mortality rates vary among major Hispanic ethnic groups

Scientists map vast spider web of cancer proteins to reveal new drug targets

Scientists map vast spider web of cancer proteins to reveal new drug targets

Radiotherapy for breast cancer linked to greater risk of second primary lung cancer

Radiotherapy for breast cancer linked to greater risk of second primary lung cancer

Proscia collaborates with Samsung Medical Center to develop tools for metastasis prediction in lung cancer

Proscia collaborates with Samsung Medical Center to develop tools for metastasis prediction in lung cancer

Smoking cessation counseling can be effective when given shortly after lung cancer screening

Smoking cessation counseling can be effective when given shortly after lung cancer screening

Scientists discover 'Achilles' heel' of tumor-suppressing protein that drives prostate cancer metastasis

Scientists discover 'Achilles' heel' of tumor-suppressing protein that drives prostate cancer metastasis

Exosome isolation using ultracentrifugation

Exosome isolation using ultracentrifugation

Melanoma research breakthrough opens up new pathways to treatment

Melanoma research breakthrough opens up new pathways to treatment

New technique efficiently separates circulating tumor cells in bloodstream

New technique efficiently separates circulating tumor cells in bloodstream

UNC scientists isolate protein that could play role in asthmatics

UNC scientists isolate protein that could play role in asthmatics

New NCCN patient guide for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia helps make informed treatment decisions

New NCCN patient guide for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia helps make informed treatment decisions

Lung cancer screening rates remain very low and unchanged among smokers, study finds

Lung cancer screening rates remain very low and unchanged among smokers, study finds

Study shows decreased incidence of radiation esophagitis in elderly NSCLC patients

Study shows decreased incidence of radiation esophagitis in elderly NSCLC patients

Sanford clinical study exploring immunotherapy drug to treat patients with advanced esophageal cancer

Sanford clinical study exploring immunotherapy drug to treat patients with advanced esophageal cancer