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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First checkpoint inhibitor vaccine shown to be safe, effective in colon cancer animal model

First checkpoint inhibitor vaccine shown to be safe, effective in colon cancer animal model

Women have better survival rates after lung cancer surgery than men, study shows

Women have better survival rates after lung cancer surgery than men, study shows

UIC study aims to improve smoking cessation interventions for underserved populations

UIC study aims to improve smoking cessation interventions for underserved populations

Immunotherapies effective against lung cancer, melanoma may also work against rare skin tumor

Immunotherapies effective against lung cancer, melanoma may also work against rare skin tumor

SARS-CoV-2 was circulating in Italy before China recognized its existence

SARS-CoV-2 was circulating in Italy before China recognized its existence

UCLA researchers pinpoint how smoking causes more severe COVID-19 infection

UCLA researchers pinpoint how smoking causes more severe COVID-19 infection

Scientists uncover new method to produce compounds with anti-cancer properties

Scientists uncover new method to produce compounds with anti-cancer properties

New model can predict the risk of adverse side effects of cancer treatment

New model can predict the risk of adverse side effects of cancer treatment

MD Anderson presents positive clinical data from combination cancer therapies at SITC 2020

MD Anderson presents positive clinical data from combination cancer therapies at SITC 2020

IU researcher awarded NCI grant to develop a drug for making radiation therapy more effective

IU researcher awarded NCI grant to develop a drug for making radiation therapy more effective

Microbes in the lungs could influence lung cancer progression and prognosis

Microbes in the lungs could influence lung cancer progression and prognosis

Preliminary analysis of xenograft versus organoids

Preliminary analysis of xenograft versus organoids

Climate change linked to higher rates of cancer

Climate change linked to higher rates of cancer

Low dose computed tomography shows potential for opportunistic screening of osteoporosis

Low dose computed tomography shows potential for opportunistic screening of osteoporosis

Improving sensitivity of liquid biopsy using 'loosely stacked' detection layers

Improving sensitivity of liquid biopsy using 'loosely stacked' detection layers

Biomarkers that are predictive of clinical benefit in Trop-2-expressing triple-negative breast cancer

Biomarkers that are predictive of clinical benefit in Trop-2-expressing triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers identify a novel vulnerability in advanced prostate cancer

Researchers identify a novel vulnerability in advanced prostate cancer

High dose radiation therapy linked to shorter survival times in NSCLC patients

High dose radiation therapy linked to shorter survival times in NSCLC patients

Study finds persistence of racial disparities in treatment for common lung cancer

Study finds persistence of racial disparities in treatment for common lung cancer

UVA research sheds light on how cancer remodels our chromosomes

UVA research sheds light on how cancer remodels our chromosomes