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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First-of-its-kind vehicle for lung screening brings health care directly to patients

First-of-its-kind vehicle for lung screening brings health care directly to patients

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Study identifies three novel broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 cell entry inhibitors

Immunicom and Sheba Medical Center initiate clinical trial to evaluate novel cancer treatment

Immunicom and Sheba Medical Center initiate clinical trial to evaluate novel cancer treatment

Common chemotherapy drug may be less effective in overweight, obese breast cancer patients

Common chemotherapy drug may be less effective in overweight, obese breast cancer patients

Moffitt develops tool to identify lung cancer patients at high risk for poorer outcomes

Moffitt develops tool to identify lung cancer patients at high risk for poorer outcomes

Immunovia announces lung cancer program expansion based on encouraging study results

Immunovia announces lung cancer program expansion based on encouraging study results

Researchers to receive Real-World Data Impact Award to advance patient-centric research

Researchers to receive Real-World Data Impact Award to advance patient-centric research

Race, rurality play huge role in Georgia areas hardest hit by COVID-19

Race, rurality play huge role in Georgia areas hardest hit by COVID-19

Artificial neural network can provide information about lung cancer severity

Artificial neural network can provide information about lung cancer severity

Fearing the deadly combo of COVID-19 and cancer

Fearing the deadly combo of COVID-19 and cancer

Common cancer treatments do not worsen COVID-19 infection, study finds

Common cancer treatments do not worsen COVID-19 infection, study finds

Blocking a pair of sugar-transporting proteins impairs lung tumor growth

Blocking a pair of sugar-transporting proteins impairs lung tumor growth

ACCC releases preliminary results from survey on stage III and IV lung cancer care

ACCC releases preliminary results from survey on stage III and IV lung cancer care

Innovative use of focused ultrasound shows promise against glioblastoma

Innovative use of focused ultrasound shows promise against glioblastoma

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How to stay safe in summer as states ease coronavirus restrictions

Young adults from disadvantaged neighborhoods show differences in the epigenome

Young adults from disadvantaged neighborhoods show differences in the epigenome

Near-infrared photoimmunotherapy could improve treatment for malignant lung cancer

Near-infrared photoimmunotherapy could improve treatment for malignant lung cancer

TERAVOLT tracks outcomes of people with thoracic cancers affected by COVID-19

TERAVOLT tracks outcomes of people with thoracic cancers affected by COVID-19

Semcon responsible for development of revolutionary cancer treatment

Semcon responsible for development of revolutionary cancer treatment

Novel immunotherapy-plus-chemotherapy combo for pleural mesothelioma shows promise

Novel immunotherapy-plus-chemotherapy combo for pleural mesothelioma shows promise