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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).
Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment

Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment

Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smokers may reduce harm to infants’ lungs

Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smokers may reduce harm to infants’ lungs

Asbestos found in most NHS hospitals finds BBC inquiry

Asbestos found in most NHS hospitals finds BBC inquiry

Scientists reveal how DNA damage leads to cancer and hereditary diseases

Scientists reveal how DNA damage leads to cancer and hereditary diseases

Researchers examine why HIV-infected patients have higher rates of cancer

Researchers examine why HIV-infected patients have higher rates of cancer

Governments across Europe respond in very different ways to lung cancer

Governments across Europe respond in very different ways to lung cancer

International study increases group of lung cancer patients who may benefit from immunotherapy

International study increases group of lung cancer patients who may benefit from immunotherapy

Study: Patients with cancer have worse outcomes after heart procedure

Study: Patients with cancer have worse outcomes after heart procedure

New project launched to map out lung cancer immunology

New project launched to map out lung cancer immunology

FDA approves new drug for treatment of rare autoimmune disorder

FDA approves new drug for treatment of rare autoimmune disorder

Second ACC Asia Conference to be held in Shanghai from November 30 to December 2, 2018

Second ACC Asia Conference to be held in Shanghai from November 30 to December 2, 2018

UT Southwestern researchers discover enzyme that promotes tumor growth

UT Southwestern researchers discover enzyme that promotes tumor growth

FDA grants accelerated approval to oncology drug for treatment of key genetic driver of cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to oncology drug for treatment of key genetic driver of cancer

UC San Francisco scientists identify 'Achilles heel' of drug-resistant cancers

UC San Francisco scientists identify 'Achilles heel' of drug-resistant cancers

New lung cancer guides aim to drive better outcomes and care

New lung cancer guides aim to drive better outcomes and care

Less pollution could increase the average lifespan of Copenhageners by an entire year in 2040

Less pollution could increase the average lifespan of Copenhageners by an entire year in 2040

Study warns that potential epigenetic therapy may boost lung cancer stem cells

Study warns that potential epigenetic therapy may boost lung cancer stem cells

Report reveals increase in pancreatic cancer death rates across Europe

Report reveals increase in pancreatic cancer death rates across Europe

UT Southwestern scientists selected to receive 2019 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Awards

UT Southwestern scientists selected to receive 2019 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Awards

Scientists identify mechanism used by lung cancer cells to obtain glucose

Scientists identify mechanism used by lung cancer cells to obtain glucose