Lung Cancer in the News

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

03/26/2015 - Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer

03/04/2015 - The leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago

02/19/2015 - Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors From Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges

02/13/2015 - Finding runs counter to current practice, researchers note

Cancer Patients Prefer Care That Includes Their Input

02/12/2015 - But whether shared decision making results in better outcomes isn't clear, study finds

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests

02/11/2015 - Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations

02/04/2015 - It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC

02/03/2015 - Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds

02/02/2015 - Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says

01/21/2015 - Smoking still claims 500,000 lives a year in the United States

Test Your Home for Radon: EPA

01/20/2015 - The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says

Gene-Based Spit Test Shows Promise in Lung Cancer Detection

01/15/2015 - It was more than 80 percent correct in spotting cancerous nodules, but accuracy still needs improving

As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Seem to Fall

01/13/2015 - Lower oxygen levels may play a role in study findings

Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes

01/08/2015 - Say too little is known about potential health hazards of 'vaping' devices

Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk

01/07/2015 - Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say

Nearly Half of Older Adults With Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC

01/07/2015 - Quitting is 'challenging' and depression often plays a role, one expert says

Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014

01/04/2015 - VA hospitals scandal, enterovirus illnesses in kids, surge in e-cigarette use also made headlines this year

Stem Cell Therapy Fixes Post-Surgical Airway Abnormality

12/31/2014 - Technique could treat these abnormalities elsewhere in the body, researchers say

Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years

12/31/2014 - American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds

12/19/2014 - Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills

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