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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Researchers investigate the health consequences of heavier smoking

Researchers investigate the health consequences of heavier smoking

Individual’s alpha wave frequency can be used as reliable pain indicator, shows study

Individual’s alpha wave frequency can be used as reliable pain indicator, shows study

New rapid coronavirus test to be rolled out across care homes

New rapid coronavirus test to be rolled out across care homes

Enzyme could play key role in treating cancer, autoimmune diseases in the airway

Enzyme could play key role in treating cancer, autoimmune diseases in the airway

Scientists develop new models to study molecular characteristics of lung and pancreatic cancers

Scientists develop new models to study molecular characteristics of lung and pancreatic cancers

Researchers use microscopy technique to predict the course of lung cancer

Researchers use microscopy technique to predict the course of lung cancer

NCI gives 'exceptional' rating to Penn's Abramson Cancer Center

NCI gives 'exceptional' rating to Penn's Abramson Cancer Center

Stand Up To Cancer announces $1.1 million in funding to foster collaborative research

Stand Up To Cancer announces $1.1 million in funding to foster collaborative research

Study shows how aging causes lung regeneration to go awry

Study shows how aging causes lung regeneration to go awry

UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top 50 hospitals

UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top 50 hospitals

Study could lead to treatments that prevent deadly metastasis

Study could lead to treatments that prevent deadly metastasis

Cancer-related care has decreased since the start of COVID-19

Cancer-related care has decreased since the start of COVID-19

A new perspective on lung cancer

A new perspective on lung cancer

Technology divide between senior ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ roils pandemic response

Technology divide between senior ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ roils pandemic response

New model may explain why certain cancer cells are resistant to therapy

New model may explain why certain cancer cells are resistant to therapy

Epigenomic modifications play key role in the development of lung tumors

Epigenomic modifications play key role in the development of lung tumors

Cancer diagnostic capacity should be ramped up to avoid unnecessary deaths, say researchers

Cancer diagnostic capacity should be ramped up to avoid unnecessary deaths, say researchers

Atlas provides harmonized data on levels of natural radiation across Europe

Atlas provides harmonized data on levels of natural radiation across Europe

Novel method for selecting the best drug therapy for cancer

Novel method for selecting the best drug therapy for cancer

Stand Up To Cancer announces new effort to achieve health equity for underserved lung cancer patients

Stand Up To Cancer announces new effort to achieve health equity for underserved lung cancer patients