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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Post-operative radiotherapy in NSCLC shows no statistically difference in 3-year disease-free survival

Post-operative radiotherapy in NSCLC shows no statistically difference in 3-year disease-free survival

KRASG12C inhibitor sotorasib shows durable clinical benefits for solid cancers

KRASG12C inhibitor sotorasib shows durable clinical benefits for solid cancers

Study finds wide variation in levels and anti-tumor effectiveness of a common cancer drug

Study finds wide variation in levels and anti-tumor effectiveness of a common cancer drug

PET/MRI reduces radiation exposure, improves lesion detectability in select cancers

PET/MRI reduces radiation exposure, improves lesion detectability in select cancers

Combined use of three drugs linked with lower lung cancer incidence and mortality

Combined use of three drugs linked with lower lung cancer incidence and mortality

Changes in risk perception and protective behavior during coronavirus pandemic

Changes in risk perception and protective behavior during coronavirus pandemic

Tobacco smoking linked to worse outcomes for bladder cancer patients after surgery

Tobacco smoking linked to worse outcomes for bladder cancer patients after surgery

UofL receives $11.5 million to accelerate the development of new immunotherapies

UofL receives $11.5 million to accelerate the development of new immunotherapies

Study: Cigarette smoking is linked to worse outcomes in patients treated for bladder cancer

Study: Cigarette smoking is linked to worse outcomes in patients treated for bladder cancer

Validation of AI tools for cancer immunotherapy may be a step closer

Validation of AI tools for cancer immunotherapy may be a step closer

Vapers, smokers, and non-smokers with chronic conditions have higher risks for COVID-19

Vapers, smokers, and non-smokers with chronic conditions have higher risks for COVID-19

Novel drug could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

Novel drug could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

New drug can enhance life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

New drug can enhance life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

Targeted therapy can provide benefits to lung cancer patients with specific gene mutations

Targeted therapy can provide benefits to lung cancer patients with specific gene mutations

Suppressing tumor's growth and spread from the inside

Suppressing tumor's growth and spread from the inside

Researchers identify a pattern in cancer’s chromosomal chaos

Researchers identify a pattern in cancer’s chromosomal chaos

Honeybee venom induces cancer cell death in aggressive breast cancer

Honeybee venom induces cancer cell death in aggressive breast cancer

'Natural killer' cells could be a powerful weapon to fight against lung cancer

'Natural killer' cells could be a powerful weapon to fight against lung cancer

Researchers identify RNA molecule that aids in lung cancer immune evasion

Researchers identify RNA molecule that aids in lung cancer immune evasion

Researchers discover how brain cancer cells evade the body's immune system

Researchers discover how brain cancer cells evade the body's immune system