Lung Cancer in the News

Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

04/24/2015 - Risk of death and certain cancers increased, study finds

Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice

04/22/2015 - Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments

Income May Affect Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery

04/20/2015 - Study also finds education level, hospital linked to odds of death in month after operation

Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer

04/20/2015 - Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer

04/17/2015 - Researcher suggests a change in screening policies

Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

03/30/2015 - Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

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

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