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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5 reasons to wear a mask even after you’re vaccinated

5 reasons to wear a mask even after you’re vaccinated

Newly discovered biochemical pathway can protect cells from ferroptosis

Newly discovered biochemical pathway can protect cells from ferroptosis

Study: 20% of glioblastomas are fueled by overactive mitochondria

Study: 20% of glioblastomas are fueled by overactive mitochondria

SARS-CoV-2-induced innate immune responses may vary with disease severity, finds study

SARS-CoV-2-induced innate immune responses may vary with disease severity, finds study

Synthetic lung organoids provide high-throughput platform to identify new cellular targets of SARS-CoV-2

Synthetic lung organoids provide high-throughput platform to identify new cellular targets of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers discover new metabolic vulnerability in a highly aggressive form of lung cancer

Researchers discover new metabolic vulnerability in a highly aggressive form of lung cancer

Inhibition of blood clotting factor reduces the formation of brain metastases in mice

Inhibition of blood clotting factor reduces the formation of brain metastases in mice

Study uncovers why cancer patients with liver metastases have poor outcomes

Study uncovers why cancer patients with liver metastases have poor outcomes

Researcher discovers seven DNA fingerprints that define cancer risk

Researcher discovers seven DNA fingerprints that define cancer risk

Cancer survivors have greater risk of developing and dying from subsequent primary cancers

Cancer survivors have greater risk of developing and dying from subsequent primary cancers

Arthritis drug may be effective in treating immunotherapy-related heart complication

Arthritis drug may be effective in treating immunotherapy-related heart complication

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Researchers to explore new ways to diagnose early-stage lung cancer

Researchers to explore new ways to diagnose early-stage lung cancer

New framework could help people with serious illnesses to follow their appointments during COVID-19

New framework could help people with serious illnesses to follow their appointments during COVID-19

Temple researchers receive new grant to address racial disparities in lung cancer care

Temple researchers receive new grant to address racial disparities in lung cancer care

Study shows impact of the pandemic on lung cancer screening

Study shows impact of the pandemic on lung cancer screening

FAT1 mutations act as tumor suppressor and prevent cancer development, indicates study

FAT1 mutations act as tumor suppressor and prevent cancer development, indicates study

Researchers use new method to deliver anti-cancer drug to suppress tumor growth

Researchers use new method to deliver anti-cancer drug to suppress tumor growth

Multisystem immune-related adverse events linked with improved survival from immunotherapy in NSCLC

Multisystem immune-related adverse events linked with improved survival from immunotherapy in NSCLC

New combination therapy has potential to treat aggressive cancers with common mutations

New combination therapy has potential to treat aggressive cancers with common mutations