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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Combination of two targeted drugs shows "clinically meaningful" activity in some malignant brain tumors

Combination of two targeted drugs shows "clinically meaningful" activity in some malignant brain tumors

Scientists link increased air pollution to an uptick in cases of lung cancer

Scientists link increased air pollution to an uptick in cases of lung cancer

Study finds under-representation of certain populations in cancer clinical trials

Study finds under-representation of certain populations in cancer clinical trials

Treatment with antihistamines associated with improved responses to immunotherapy

Treatment with antihistamines associated with improved responses to immunotherapy

Decline in CT imaging during the pandemic may raise the possibility of poorer cancer outcomes

Decline in CT imaging during the pandemic may raise the possibility of poorer cancer outcomes

Finding potential biomarkers to predict response to immunotherapy in nonhypermutated cancers

Finding potential biomarkers to predict response to immunotherapy in nonhypermutated cancers

Common heart burn medication could lessen the effectiveness of lung cancer treatment

Common heart burn medication could lessen the effectiveness of lung cancer treatment

AI identifies patterns on CT scans that offer new promise for treating small cell lung cancer

AI identifies patterns on CT scans that offer new promise for treating small cell lung cancer

Interferon beta versus the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

Interferon beta versus the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

IFITM proteins are important replication cofactors for SARS-CoV-2, including Delta variant

IFITM proteins are important replication cofactors for SARS-CoV-2, including Delta variant

Bioinformatics analysis identifies pathways involved in intestinal SARS-CoV-2 infection

Bioinformatics analysis identifies pathways involved in intestinal SARS-CoV-2 infection

Red blood cell distribution width as a biomarker for COVID-19

Red blood cell distribution width as a biomarker for COVID-19

Cancer cells disarm cellular attackers by extending out nanoscale tentacles

Cancer cells disarm cellular attackers by extending out nanoscale tentacles

New test enables patient-specific monitoring and treatment for ovarian cancer

New test enables patient-specific monitoring and treatment for ovarian cancer

Study on long-term effects of air pollution on COVID-19 outcomes

Study on long-term effects of air pollution on COVID-19 outcomes

Death from heart attack or stroke may be the first CVD event in some smokers

Death from heart attack or stroke may be the first CVD event in some smokers

Study reveals how certain cells drive immunotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer mouse model

Study reveals how certain cells drive immunotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer mouse model

New evidence reveals a cancer-promoting role for MAPK6 enzyme

New evidence reveals a cancer-promoting role for MAPK6 enzyme

Potential therapeutic targets of hydrogen for treatment of the COVID-19

Potential therapeutic targets of hydrogen for treatment of the COVID-19

Will the future of global health rely upon addressing air pollution?

Will the future of global health rely upon addressing air pollution?