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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Covid renews interest in radiation, but docs caution against pilgrimages to radon-filled mines

Removing RNA-binding protein in subtype of leukemia can help to slow the cancer's development

Removing RNA-binding protein in subtype of leukemia can help to slow the cancer's development

CHEST releases new clinical guidelines for lung cancer screening

CHEST releases new clinical guidelines for lung cancer screening

MET amplification identified as a potentially actionable driver for non-small cell lung cancer

MET amplification identified as a potentially actionable driver for non-small cell lung cancer

Study proves effectiveness of Artemisia annua against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Study proves effectiveness of Artemisia annua against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Study elucidates the role of two isoforms of KRAS oncogenes

Study elucidates the role of two isoforms of KRAS oncogenes

MIT engineers create new diagnostic nanoparticle that can pinpoint tumor location

MIT engineers create new diagnostic nanoparticle that can pinpoint tumor location

New online educational program on shared decision making in lung cancer screening

New online educational program on shared decision making in lung cancer screening

Dying patients with rare diseases struggle to get experimental therapies

Dying patients with rare diseases struggle to get experimental therapies

Understanding the molecular mechanisms behind lung cancer relapse

Understanding the molecular mechanisms behind lung cancer relapse

Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine effective and safe for use among cancer patients

Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine effective and safe for use among cancer patients

Stimulating immune cells to form special structures can potentiate pancreatic cancer chemotherapy

Stimulating immune cells to form special structures can potentiate pancreatic cancer chemotherapy

Scientists discover potential marker for the success of immunotherapy in lung cancer patients

Scientists discover potential marker for the success of immunotherapy in lung cancer patients

Researchers uncover genetic markers associated with COVID-19 infection risk and severity

Researchers uncover genetic markers associated with COVID-19 infection risk and severity

Research reveals recovery of cancer screening tests and associated disparities after first pandemic peak

Research reveals recovery of cancer screening tests and associated disparities after first pandemic peak

Studies evaluate the impact of mobility restrictions during lockdown on air quality in urban areas

Studies evaluate the impact of mobility restrictions during lockdown on air quality in urban areas

Chemotherapy destabilizes gut microbiome in cancer patients

Chemotherapy destabilizes gut microbiome in cancer patients

Lung cancer patients should be screened for MET oncogene amplification, research suggests

Lung cancer patients should be screened for MET oncogene amplification, research suggests

EORTC partners with Pierre Fabre to support patients with stage 2 melanoma

EORTC partners with Pierre Fabre to support patients with stage 2 melanoma

IR imaging-based AI offers a label-free and automated approach to identify lung tumor types

IR imaging-based AI offers a label-free and automated approach to identify lung tumor types