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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 model of genetically engineered immune cells may help fight solid tumors

New model of genetically engineered immune cells may help fight solid tumors

Immunovia's new blood-based testing platform accurately detects non-small cell lung cancer

Immunovia's new blood-based testing platform accurately detects non-small cell lung cancer

Study finds quality of doctor-patient discussions about lung cancer screening to be 'poor'

Study finds quality of doctor-patient discussions about lung cancer screening to be 'poor'

Palliative care associated with reduced risk of suicide in veterans with lung cancer

Palliative care associated with reduced risk of suicide in veterans with lung cancer

Study finds false negatives in common tests used to determine ROS1 status in lung cancer

Study finds false negatives in common tests used to determine ROS1 status in lung cancer

Cancer cells release biological 'drones' to assist in the fight against immune system

Cancer cells release biological 'drones' to assist in the fight against immune system

Inhibition of NOVA1 gene helps prevent growth of lung cancer tumors

Inhibition of NOVA1 gene helps prevent growth of lung cancer tumors

Researchers use PET tracer to identify ER expression differences in metastatic breast cancer patients

Researchers use PET tracer to identify ER expression differences in metastatic breast cancer patients

Blood-based test accurately identifies lung cancer patients who could benefit from immunotherapies

Blood-based test accurately identifies lung cancer patients who could benefit from immunotherapies

ERS collaborates with 3D Systems to provide simulation equipment for EBUS training centers

ERS collaborates with 3D Systems to provide simulation equipment for EBUS training centers

Lung cancer screening guidelines may be insufficient for people in minority communities

Lung cancer screening guidelines may be insufficient for people in minority communities

Scientists develop novel peptide drug that could potentially stop development of liver cancer

Scientists develop novel peptide drug that could potentially stop development of liver cancer

JRC's new report identifies lung cancer trends in Europe

JRC's new report identifies lung cancer trends in Europe

World Lung Cancer Day: FIRS commemorates and supports lung cancer patients

World Lung Cancer Day: FIRS commemorates and supports lung cancer patients

Study projects global lung cancer mortality rates among women to increase by 43% by 2030

Study projects global lung cancer mortality rates among women to increase by 43% by 2030

New nano-optic endoscopes offer high-resolution imaging at extended depth of focus

New nano-optic endoscopes offer high-resolution imaging at extended depth of focus

Novartis' new drug combination receives positive CHMP opinion for treating stage III BRAF mutant melanoma

Novartis' new drug combination receives positive CHMP opinion for treating stage III BRAF mutant melanoma

Most smokers seem to be confused about actual benefits of lung cancer screenings

Most smokers seem to be confused about actual benefits of lung cancer screenings

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

Newly identified target may lead to discovery of treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases

Newly identified target may lead to discovery of treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases