Lung Cancer in the News

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

Cyramza Approval Expanded to Include Non-Small Lung Cancer

12/12/2014 - Drug blocks blood supply that fuels tumors

Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report

12/09/2014 - Figure doesn't include secondhand smoke, cigars, pipes or smokeless tobacco

EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions

11/26/2014 - Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed

Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout

11/19/2014 - American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit

Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice

11/18/2014 - Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC

11/13/2014 - Experts say more regulation could stop young Americans from picking up the deadly habit

Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers

11/11/2014 - Experts applaud decision, saying it will save thousands of lives

Are the Lactose Intolerant Safer From Some Cancers?

11/07/2014 - Researchers suspect diet may play role in possible reduced risk

Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows

11/07/2014 - Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes

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