Lung Cancer in the News

Chemo Might Give Certain Lung Cancer Patients an Edge

04/08/2014 - Traditional treatment offers small advantage for people without a specific gene mutation, study says

Lung Cancer Diagnosis Takes Toll on Patients' Sex Lives, Experts Say

03/28/2014 - Large percentage of patients experience sexual dysfunction linked to emotional issues

Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says

03/27/2014 - Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer

03/26/2014 - Ceritinib might become standard when crizotinib fails, researchers say

Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel

02/25/2014 - Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

02/05/2014 - Says sale of cigarettes is inconsistent with a pharmacy's mission

CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign

01/31/2014 - It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers

Could Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Progression?

01/29/2014 - Study of mice suggests people with lung cancer or at risk for the disease should avoid these supplements

Breath Test May Detect Signs of Lung Cancer: Study

01/28/2014 - Examining breath samples from patients with suspicious growths might help determine who needs surgery

Radiation Before Surgery May Improve Survival From Rare Lung Cancer

01/23/2014 - Small study of mesothelioma patients also found smoother recovery with this treatment method

Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say

01/22/2014 - American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

01/20/2014 - Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says

U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Continue to Drop: CDC

01/09/2014 - Cigarette tax hikes, no-smoking policies contribute to decline, experts say

U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report

01/07/2014 - Better prevention, screening and treatment are keys to continued progress, experts say

Big Cigarette Tax Hikes Might Prevent 200 Million Deaths in a Century

01/02/2014 - Study authors suggest that nations triple tobacco taxes

U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers

12/30/2013 - Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice

12/30/2013 - Study looked at method for blocking key growth protein in malignant nerve sheath tumors

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

12/16/2013 - But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

Workers Need More Protection From Silica Dust, Report Finds

12/10/2013 - Risk is greatest for those in construction industry

Many Lung Cancer Tumors May Prove Harmless, Study Finds

12/09/2013 - Research suggests CT scan screening might lead to needless worry, treatment in these cases

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