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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New methods may lead to optimal treatment for lung cancer

New methods may lead to optimal treatment for lung cancer

PET/CT images can be used to measure biomarker levels, predict lung cancer outcomes

PET/CT images can be used to measure biomarker levels, predict lung cancer outcomes

Early-stage lung cancer coopts macrophages to help tumors invade lung tissues

Early-stage lung cancer coopts macrophages to help tumors invade lung tissues

Using natural killers from the immune system to target breast cancer cells

Using natural killers from the immune system to target breast cancer cells

Study uncovers novel drug that effectively thwarts pancreatic tumors

Study uncovers novel drug that effectively thwarts pancreatic tumors

Macrophages can aid tumor growth by distracting cancer-killing CD8+ T cells

Macrophages can aid tumor growth by distracting cancer-killing CD8+ T cells

Major anti-cancer protein released by neutrophils selectively kills tumor cells

Major anti-cancer protein released by neutrophils selectively kills tumor cells

LIM domain only 1 gene contributes to the tumorigenesis of multiple cancers

LIM domain only 1 gene contributes to the tumorigenesis of multiple cancers

KA Imaging signs Australian distributor - Regional Health Care Group

KA Imaging signs Australian distributor - Regional Health Care Group

New blood test helps monitor patient’s response to cancer treatment

New blood test helps monitor patient’s response to cancer treatment

New drug shows promise against lung cancer caused by genetic mutation

New drug shows promise against lung cancer caused by genetic mutation

New report highlights enormous disease burden and treatment gap of osteoporosis in Europe

New report highlights enormous disease burden and treatment gap of osteoporosis in Europe

New drug reduces tumor size in lung cancer patients who have a specific, disease-causing change

New drug reduces tumor size in lung cancer patients who have a specific, disease-causing change

New targeted therapy provides survival benefit in KRAS G12C-mutated lung cancer

New targeted therapy provides survival benefit in KRAS G12C-mutated lung cancer

SARS-CoV-2 evades neutralizing antibodies and rapidly spreads by cell fusion, finds study

SARS-CoV-2 evades neutralizing antibodies and rapidly spreads by cell fusion, finds study

Study: Lung squamous patients harboring druggable mutations have lower median overall survival

Study: Lung squamous patients harboring druggable mutations have lower median overall survival

BMI may not be best obesity indicator to evaluate lung cancer risk, study suggests

BMI may not be best obesity indicator to evaluate lung cancer risk, study suggests

SWOG researchers to present practice-changing research at virtual ASCO 2021

SWOG researchers to present practice-changing research at virtual ASCO 2021

FIRS calls on governments and policymakers to support and promote tobacco cessation services

FIRS calls on governments and policymakers to support and promote tobacco cessation services

FDA approves targeted therapy for tumors with KRAS mutations

FDA approves targeted therapy for tumors with KRAS mutations