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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Targeting specific histone deacetylase may be novel therapeutic strategy for NSCLC

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FDA approves immune-modulating therapy for treatment of multiple sclerosis

Transmission of COVID-19 among cancer patients in China

Transmission of COVID-19 among cancer patients in China

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

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Gero uses AI platform to identify potential anti-COVID-19 drugs

Lung cancer medication may have benefits for patients with metastatic brain cancers

Lung cancer medication may have benefits for patients with metastatic brain cancers

Penn State engineers model genetic mutations causing drug resistance

Penn State engineers model genetic mutations causing drug resistance

AI could enhance prediction of treatment response among patients with non-small cell lung cancer

AI could enhance prediction of treatment response among patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Plasma monitoring of EGFR mutations in NSCLC may help predict resistance to tyrosine kinase inhibitors

Plasma monitoring of EGFR mutations in NSCLC may help predict resistance to tyrosine kinase inhibitors

Older cancer patients taking multiple medications are at higher risk of hospitalization

Older cancer patients taking multiple medications are at higher risk of hospitalization

AI may help predict tumor sensitivity to systemic cancer therapies

AI may help predict tumor sensitivity to systemic cancer therapies

As coronavirus spreads widely, millions of older Americans live in counties with no ICU beds

As coronavirus spreads widely, millions of older Americans live in counties with no ICU beds

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People with a cancer history have increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation

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'Natural killer' cells could help stop progression of Parkinson's disease

Researchers develop new kind of CRISPR screen technology to target RNA

Researchers develop new kind of CRISPR screen technology to target RNA

UK study highlights importance of breathing tests in the assessment of COPD

UK study highlights importance of breathing tests in the assessment of COPD

The startling inequality gap that emerges after age 65

The startling inequality gap that emerges after age 65

Blood test for microbial DNA could warn of cancer

Blood test for microbial DNA could warn of cancer

Microbial DNA in the blood could help identify who has cancer

Microbial DNA in the blood could help identify who has cancer

New marker may predict whether NSCLC tumor is likely to metastasize

New marker may predict whether NSCLC tumor is likely to metastasize