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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).
Genentech’s combination therapy improves outcome in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer

Genentech’s combination therapy improves outcome in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer

Combination of Opdivo and Yervoy shows four-year survival benefits in patients with advanced melanoma

Combination of Opdivo and Yervoy shows four-year survival benefits in patients with advanced melanoma

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas

Merck presents KEYNOTE-057 trial results for patients with high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

Merck presents KEYNOTE-057 trial results for patients with high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

Study: Erlotinib improves progression-free survival in EGFR mutated NSCLC

Study: Erlotinib improves progression-free survival in EGFR mutated NSCLC

Takeda announces positive Phase 3 ALTA-1L data in first-line therapy for advanced ALK+ NSCLC

Takeda announces positive Phase 3 ALTA-1L data in first-line therapy for advanced ALK+ NSCLC

Deaths related to air pollution in the U.S. decreased by 47% between 1990 and 2010

Deaths related to air pollution in the U.S. decreased by 47% between 1990 and 2010

New approach to understanding cancers will accelerate development of better treatments

New approach to understanding cancers will accelerate development of better treatments

Report predicts life expectancy in 2040, Spain comes out on top

Report predicts life expectancy in 2040, Spain comes out on top

Novel method uses just a drop of blood to monitor effect of lung cancer therapy

Novel method uses just a drop of blood to monitor effect of lung cancer therapy

Study of Nigerian breast cancer patients reveals prevalence of aggressive molecular features

Study of Nigerian breast cancer patients reveals prevalence of aggressive molecular features

Health effects of smoke-filled atmosphere

Health effects of smoke-filled atmosphere

Modeling Non-Numerical Data in Systems Biology

Modeling Non-Numerical Data in Systems Biology

AMSBIO offers new activator cell line for immune checkpoint therapy research

AMSBIO offers new activator cell line for immune checkpoint therapy research

Lung cancer mortality rates are 28% lower in California

Lung cancer mortality rates are 28% lower in California

Tobacco control must be highest priority in national cancer control plan, says report

Tobacco control must be highest priority in national cancer control plan, says report

Phase 2 results on tazemetostat EZH2 inhibitor to be presented at ESMO 2018

Phase 2 results on tazemetostat EZH2 inhibitor to be presented at ESMO 2018

Children with asthma have higher risk of obesity

Children with asthma have higher risk of obesity

Veracyte to present data demonstrating potential of Envisia Genomic Classifier to improve ILD diagnosis

Veracyte to present data demonstrating potential of Envisia Genomic Classifier to improve ILD diagnosis

New blood test may detect early-stage lung cancer when surgical intervention is not possible

New blood test may detect early-stage lung cancer when surgical intervention is not possible