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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).
Novel blood test identifies tumor-derived DNA in early-stage cancer patients

Novel blood test identifies tumor-derived DNA in early-stage cancer patients

Scientists discover novel therapeutic strategy to treat aggressive subgroup of lung cancer

Scientists discover novel therapeutic strategy to treat aggressive subgroup of lung cancer

Immunotherapy drug shows favorable safety profile in patients with advanced small cell lung cancer

Immunotherapy drug shows favorable safety profile in patients with advanced small cell lung cancer

Liquid biopsies show potential use for cancer screening

Liquid biopsies show potential use for cancer screening

Researchers identify new regulators of brain metastases in lung cancer patients

Researchers identify new regulators of brain metastases in lung cancer patients

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center named one of nation's best hospitals for 2017–18

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center named one of nation's best hospitals for 2017–18

SCCA/UWMC earns top five position in 2017-2018 ‘Best Hospitals’ survey

SCCA/UWMC earns top five position in 2017-2018 ‘Best Hospitals’ survey

Discovery of new biological pathway involved in pain processing offers hope for new treatments

Discovery of new biological pathway involved in pain processing offers hope for new treatments

U.S. News names Roswell Park as 2017–18 Best Hospital for cancer

U.S. News names Roswell Park as 2017–18 Best Hospital for cancer

Gold shines bright in cancer therapy research: New Edinburgh University study

Gold shines bright in cancer therapy research: New Edinburgh University study

Health gap widens between Appalachia and rest of the U.S.

Health gap widens between Appalachia and rest of the U.S.

Tiny medical device containing gold specks could boost effects of cancer drugs

Tiny medical device containing gold specks could boost effects of cancer drugs

Most common myths about use of e-cigarettes

Most common myths about use of e-cigarettes

Researchers reveal potential of radiomics to improve precision medicine

Researchers reveal potential of radiomics to improve precision medicine

Kinase-inactive BRAF mutation triggers lung adenocarcinoma development

Kinase-inactive BRAF mutation triggers lung adenocarcinoma development

Shaping the future of oncology treatment

Shaping the future of oncology treatment

Salk scientist Reuben Shaw wins NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Salk scientist Reuben Shaw wins NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Expert highlights CRISPR’s applications, limitations, and ethical concerns

Expert highlights CRISPR’s applications, limitations, and ethical concerns

History of periodontal disease linked to greater risk of developing any cancer, study shows

History of periodontal disease linked to greater risk of developing any cancer, study shows

Study shows impact of CT lung cancer screening on smoking cessation in high-risk people

Study shows impact of CT lung cancer screening on smoking cessation in high-risk people