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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Frequent surveillance imaging not linked to better outcomes following lung cancer surgery

Frequent surveillance imaging not linked to better outcomes following lung cancer surgery

Simultaneous radiation and immunotherapy can benefit mNSCLC patients with high tumor aneuploidy

Simultaneous radiation and immunotherapy can benefit mNSCLC patients with high tumor aneuploidy

Over 440 SCI articles published! BGI’s cancer genetics and cell research fuels innovation

Over 440 SCI articles published! BGI’s cancer genetics and cell research fuels innovation

Low-dose CT screening improves survival rate of lung cancer patients

Low-dose CT screening improves survival rate of lung cancer patients

Tumor matrix profiles determine the risk and prognosis of a common type of lung cancer

Tumor matrix profiles determine the risk and prognosis of a common type of lung cancer

Novel molecular imaging radiotracer can precisely diagnose multiple cancers

Novel molecular imaging radiotracer can precisely diagnose multiple cancers

New AI blood testing technology detects more than 80% of liver cancers

New AI blood testing technology detects more than 80% of liver cancers

β-cyclodextrin family found to be promising and cost-effective antiviral agents against SARS-CoV-2

β-cyclodextrin family found to be promising and cost-effective antiviral agents against SARS-CoV-2

Research findings could bolster the effectiveness of immune-checkpoint therapy

Research findings could bolster the effectiveness of immune-checkpoint therapy

Protein levels in lung tumors may predict prognosis, improve treatment and diagnostics

Protein levels in lung tumors may predict prognosis, improve treatment and diagnostics

Sanford Burnham Prebys researchers receive ACS grants to advance work on difficult-to-treat cancers

Sanford Burnham Prebys researchers receive ACS grants to advance work on difficult-to-treat cancers

Researchers receive NIH grant to develop mRNA vaccines to deter cancer development

Researchers receive NIH grant to develop mRNA vaccines to deter cancer development

New breakthrough could help spot lung cancer earlier and improve patient outcomes

New breakthrough could help spot lung cancer earlier and improve patient outcomes

New review elucidates current treatment approaches for myelodysplastic syndromes

New review elucidates current treatment approaches for myelodysplastic syndromes

IHV researchers receive $7.5 million to control cancer among people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

IHV researchers receive $7.5 million to control cancer among people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

Piceatannol and mTOR inhibitor combination proves be an attractive therapeutic strategy for gastric cancer

Piceatannol and mTOR inhibitor combination proves be an attractive therapeutic strategy for gastric cancer

Cleveland Clinic awarded $12 million NIH grant to define how cytokines regulate inflammation

Cleveland Clinic awarded $12 million NIH grant to define how cytokines regulate inflammation

Novel nanotechnology triggers potent therapeutic anti-tumor immune responses against multiple cancers

Novel nanotechnology triggers potent therapeutic anti-tumor immune responses against multiple cancers

Overall cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, says Annual Report to the Nation

Overall cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, says Annual Report to the Nation

Research opens up new avenues for overcoming treatment resistance in colorectal cancer

Research opens up new avenues for overcoming treatment resistance in colorectal cancer