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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).
Smoking at record lows in New York

Smoking at record lows in New York

MS patients who feel stigmatized more likely to suffer from depression

MS patients who feel stigmatized more likely to suffer from depression

Computerized tissue-imaging may help predict early recurrence of lung cancer

Computerized tissue-imaging may help predict early recurrence of lung cancer

FDA approves first treatment to reduce risk of NSCLC progression

FDA approves first treatment to reduce risk of NSCLC progression

The training of Dr. Robot: Data wave hits medical care

The training of Dr. Robot: Data wave hits medical care

Novel approach to studying cancer can lead to new ways of diagnosis and treatment

Novel approach to studying cancer can lead to new ways of diagnosis and treatment

Researchers use molecular simulations to understand lung cancer drug resistance

Researchers use molecular simulations to understand lung cancer drug resistance

Scientists program nanorobots to shrink tumors

Scientists program nanorobots to shrink tumors

Professor Jean-Charles Soria granted award for pioneering role in cancer drug development

Professor Jean-Charles Soria granted award for pioneering role in cancer drug development

Doctors learn how to talk to patients about dying

Doctors learn how to talk to patients about dying

Simple tool can help doctors estimate survival for patients with long bone metastases

Simple tool can help doctors estimate survival for patients with long bone metastases

Researchers identify link between physical inactivity and lung, head/neck cancers

Researchers identify link between physical inactivity and lung, head/neck cancers

LUNGevity Foundation launches initiative to promote stronger adherence to lung cancer screening

LUNGevity Foundation launches initiative to promote stronger adherence to lung cancer screening

Cleaner shipping fuels will result in reduction of childhood asthma, study finds

Cleaner shipping fuels will result in reduction of childhood asthma, study finds

Airway-branch variations linked to greater risk of COPD

Airway-branch variations linked to greater risk of COPD

Canon Medical Systems UK achieves carbon offset milestone

Canon Medical Systems UK achieves carbon offset milestone

Researchers use innovative method to screen kinases for cancer drug's effectiveness

Researchers use innovative method to screen kinases for cancer drug's effectiveness

Exploring the Future of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment

Exploring the Future of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment

Deaths caused by liver cancer have increased by 80% over last two decades

Deaths caused by liver cancer have increased by 80% over last two decades

Early access to palliative care may result in better quality of life for advanced cancer patients

Early access to palliative care may result in better quality of life for advanced cancer patients