Lung Cancer

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).
Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a common and very serious form of cancer, with more than 40,000 people diagnosed with the condition each year in the UK. The symptoms of lung cancer do not present in the early stages, but when symptoms do eventually present, they usually include the following:

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MD Anderson announces collaborative alliance with Turning Point Therapeutics to advance new treatment options for cancer patients

MD Anderson announces collaborative alliance with Turning Point Therapeutics to advance new treatment options for cancer patients

New report estimates cancer prevalence in the U.S. and provides survivorship statistics

New report estimates cancer prevalence in the U.S. and provides survivorship statistics

Disrupting tuft cell development may be a new way to treat deadly lung cancer

Disrupting tuft cell development may be a new way to treat deadly lung cancer

Lung cancer patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors can be safely vaccinated against COVID-19, study says

Lung cancer patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors can be safely vaccinated against COVID-19, study says

Vitamins are a waste of money for non-pregnant and healthy Americans, scientists say

Vitamins are a waste of money for non-pregnant and healthy Americans, scientists say

Area-level education and income linked with patients' lung cancer stage at the time of diagnosis

Area-level education and income linked with patients' lung cancer stage at the time of diagnosis

Researchers evaluate artemisinin for COVID-19 management

Researchers evaluate artemisinin for COVID-19 management

Scientists publish a robust framework to analyze chromosomal instability in human cancers

Scientists publish a robust framework to analyze chromosomal instability in human cancers

Study shows strong relationship between prolonged, low-level radon exposure and lung cancer

Study shows strong relationship between prolonged, low-level radon exposure and lung cancer

Preventive care may be free, but follow-up diagnostic tests can bring big bills

Preventive care may be free, but follow-up diagnostic tests can bring big bills

Research reveals why many cancers are vulnerable to FDA-approved IDH1 inhibitors

Research reveals why many cancers are vulnerable to FDA-approved IDH1 inhibitors

USA–Japan Workshop participants present cutting-edge research on biomarkers for early detection of cancer

USA–Japan Workshop participants present cutting-edge research on biomarkers for early detection of cancer

Study: Weight-loss surgery reduces cancer incidence and deaths

Study: Weight-loss surgery reduces cancer incidence and deaths

Long-term exposure to air pollution associated with greater risk of severe COVID-19

Long-term exposure to air pollution associated with greater risk of severe COVID-19

Researchers identify predictive biomarkers to fight against non-small cell lung cancer

Researchers identify predictive biomarkers to fight against non-small cell lung cancer

New combination of drugs increases survival time for some patients with refractory lung cancer

New combination of drugs increases survival time for some patients with refractory lung cancer

Study: Nearly 43% of patients with KRAS-mutated lung cancer respond to experimental drug adagrasib

Study: Nearly 43% of patients with KRAS-mutated lung cancer respond to experimental drug adagrasib

Liquid biopsy could better predict immunotherapy response in lung cancer patients than tumor biopsy

Liquid biopsy could better predict immunotherapy response in lung cancer patients than tumor biopsy

Cancer patients have a greater risk for developing diabetes, study says

Cancer patients have a greater risk for developing diabetes, study says

Dietary supplements can slow progression of age-related macular degeneration, NIH study confirms

Dietary supplements can slow progression of age-related macular degeneration, NIH study confirms