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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).
KAIST researchers identify principles of gene network for colon tumorigenesis

KAIST researchers identify principles of gene network for colon tumorigenesis

Study: Alectinib 600 mg more effective than standard therapy in Asian ALK positive NSCLC patients

Study: Alectinib 600 mg more effective than standard therapy in Asian ALK positive NSCLC patients

Osimertinib provides progression-free survival benefit to Asian patients with EGFR-mutated NSCLC

Osimertinib provides progression-free survival benefit to Asian patients with EGFR-mutated NSCLC

ATS debuts new video to highlight dangers of flavored tobacco

ATS debuts new video to highlight dangers of flavored tobacco

Changes in multiple different genes drive world's most deadly forms of lung cancer

Changes in multiple different genes drive world's most deadly forms of lung cancer

Diet, smoking and alcohol main causes of death in OECD countries

Diet, smoking and alcohol main causes of death in OECD countries

Elevated levels of chronic stress hormones may promote EGFR inhibitor resistance in NSCLC patients

Elevated levels of chronic stress hormones may promote EGFR inhibitor resistance in NSCLC patients

Novel mathematical model can predict how cancer patient will benefit from immunotherapies

Novel mathematical model can predict how cancer patient will benefit from immunotherapies

Novel approach could help predict how well patients respond to cancer treatment

Novel approach could help predict how well patients respond to cancer treatment

New category of immunotherapy appears safe to use in patients with both cancer and HIV

New category of immunotherapy appears safe to use in patients with both cancer and HIV

FDG PET/CT imaging shows correlation between amount of cfDNA and cancer aggressiveness

FDG PET/CT imaging shows correlation between amount of cfDNA and cancer aggressiveness

Gut bacteria may influence the response to certain cancer therapies finds study

Gut bacteria may influence the response to certain cancer therapies finds study

Dinosaur extinction metal can be used to kill cancer cells

Dinosaur extinction metal can be used to kill cancer cells

Experts highlight importance of early lung cancer screening

Experts highlight importance of early lung cancer screening

Air pollution linked to mortality from kidney, bladder and colorectal cancer

Air pollution linked to mortality from kidney, bladder and colorectal cancer

SU2C and its collaborators announce four teams to intercept cancer at earliest stages

SU2C and its collaborators announce four teams to intercept cancer at earliest stages

Canadian and Israeli researchers join forces for new research program

Canadian and Israeli researchers join forces for new research program

Cancer researchers make breakthrough in identifying genetic changes during immunotherapy

Cancer researchers make breakthrough in identifying genetic changes during immunotherapy

Dartmouth study uncovers three novel genetic biomarkers for lung cancer

Dartmouth study uncovers three novel genetic biomarkers for lung cancer

Survival of early stage lung cancer patients improves with advancement in surgery, radiation

Survival of early stage lung cancer patients improves with advancement in surgery, radiation