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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Grand Challenge research integrates AI to streamline clinical assessment of breast cancer

Grand Challenge research integrates AI to streamline clinical assessment of breast cancer

Combination of BMI and body shape predictor can help determine the risk of obesity-related cancers

Combination of BMI and body shape predictor can help determine the risk of obesity-related cancers

Risk prediction model does not accurately identify lung cancer risks in diverse population

Risk prediction model does not accurately identify lung cancer risks in diverse population

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

Study identifies novel combination therapy to help patients with advanced lung cancer

Study identifies novel combination therapy to help patients with advanced lung cancer

Study aims to refine delivery of tobacco treatment to people with HIV

Study aims to refine delivery of tobacco treatment to people with HIV

Controversial celebrities' illness may negatively affect people's health intentions

Controversial celebrities' illness may negatively affect people's health intentions

Secondhand smoke exposure linked to higher risk of oral cancer

Secondhand smoke exposure linked to higher risk of oral cancer

Researchers identify genetic abnormalities that drive invasiveness in head and neck cancer

Researchers identify genetic abnormalities that drive invasiveness in head and neck cancer

Study offers insight into how damage to airways of the lung develops into pre-cancer lesions

Study offers insight into how damage to airways of the lung develops into pre-cancer lesions

Preoperative sarcopenia and exercise intolerance predict outcomes following lung cancer surgery

Preoperative sarcopenia and exercise intolerance predict outcomes following lung cancer surgery

Contralateral esophagus sparing technique can prevent complication in lung cancer patients

Contralateral esophagus sparing technique can prevent complication in lung cancer patients

Scientists identify protein that operates closely with a genetic mutation to spur lung cancer growth

Scientists identify protein that operates closely with a genetic mutation to spur lung cancer growth

New microfluidic system effectively isolates cancer spreading cells

New microfluidic system effectively isolates cancer spreading cells

Mirati to contribute $4 million grant to support SU2C research on KRAS mutant cancers

Mirati to contribute $4 million grant to support SU2C research on KRAS mutant cancers

Three teams selected to receive the first awards from Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer

Three teams selected to receive the first awards from Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer

New recipients for the 2021 NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards announced

New recipients for the 2021 NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards announced

Researchers map the changing trends of cancer burden worldwide and in China

Researchers map the changing trends of cancer burden worldwide and in China

Anti-diabetic drug phenformin may prompt stronger cancer-fighting activities

Anti-diabetic drug phenformin may prompt stronger cancer-fighting activities

COVID-19 deadlier than cars for over 40s, study finds

COVID-19 deadlier than cars for over 40s, study finds