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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).
Ludwig researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Ludwig researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Molecular profiling of precancerous lung lesions could lead to early detection and new treatments

Molecular profiling of precancerous lung lesions could lead to early detection and new treatments

Study identifies prominent socioeconomic and racial disparities in health behavior in Indiana

Study identifies prominent socioeconomic and racial disparities in health behavior in Indiana

Many cancer patients have undiagnosed hepatitis

Many cancer patients have undiagnosed hepatitis

QIAGEN receives first companion diagnostic approval in Japan

QIAGEN receives first companion diagnostic approval in Japan

Study uncovers a protein involved in lung cancer treatment resistance

Study uncovers a protein involved in lung cancer treatment resistance

New findings bring about better understanding of many cancers' metabolic needs

New findings bring about better understanding of many cancers' metabolic needs

MD Anderson Cancer Center and Nanobiotix collaborate to expand clinical development of NBTXR3

MD Anderson Cancer Center and Nanobiotix collaborate to expand clinical development of NBTXR3

Study finds increase in suicide risk after cancer diagnosis

Study finds increase in suicide risk after cancer diagnosis

MD Anderson Cancer Center and 4D pharma team up to evaluate live biotherapeutic oncology pipeline

MD Anderson Cancer Center and 4D pharma team up to evaluate live biotherapeutic oncology pipeline

Medicaid patients in Puerto Rico don’t get coverage for drugs to cure hepatitis C

Medicaid patients in Puerto Rico don’t get coverage for drugs to cure hepatitis C

Patients with stage IV disease now living a median 6.8 years after ALK+ NSCLC diagnosis

Patients with stage IV disease now living a median 6.8 years after ALK+ NSCLC diagnosis

Using mobile phone-based intervention to encourage Chinese smokers to quit the habit

Using mobile phone-based intervention to encourage Chinese smokers to quit the habit

IASLC’s ELIC pilot project develops innovative technique for improving early lung cancer detection

IASLC’s ELIC pilot project develops innovative technique for improving early lung cancer detection

Horizon Discovery partners with C4XD to validate novel synthetic lethal oncology targets

Horizon Discovery partners with C4XD to validate novel synthetic lethal oncology targets

Study finds elevated lung cancer risk after lung transplantation

Study finds elevated lung cancer risk after lung transplantation

Looking outside the tumor and thinking outside the box to diagnose lung cancer

Looking outside the tumor and thinking outside the box to diagnose lung cancer

CRISPR may restore effectiveness of chemotherapies used to treat lung cancer

CRISPR may restore effectiveness of chemotherapies used to treat lung cancer

Study: Survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma have high risk of developing solid tumors

Study: Survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma have high risk of developing solid tumors

Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment

Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment