Author: Lung Cancer

Non-Smokers with COPD are at High Risk of Getting Lung Cancer

The most prominent factor behind getting lung cancer is smoking. In addition to smokers, non-smokers are also getting affected by this deadly disease. [...]

New AI-Powered Blood Test to Detect Lung Cancer

New AI-Powered Blood Test to Detect Lung Cancer
One of the deadliest diseases is lung cancer which has affected people from all around the world. The earlier it is detected, the better chance of survival is [...]

Combating Small Cell Lung Cancer with Upfront Immunotherapy Options

SCLC, Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer is the second most common form of cancer worldwide. Small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) represents about 10% to 15% of all lung cancers. It is a form of [...]

Researchers Identify Protein to Signal if NSCLC will Spread

Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Lung cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in men and women worldwide. The most prevalent form of lung cancer is non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). NSCLC [...]

Simple Diamond Gap Finger Test Could Reveal Signs of Lung Cancer

Simple Diamond Gap Finger Test Could Reveal Signs of Lung Cancer
Early diagnosis of lung cancer helps to increase the survival rate among the patients. However, the most difficult part is identifying the disease at an early [...]

What to Consider Before Getting A Lung Cancer on Marijuana Medication?

Marijuana Medication
Lung cancer is one of the major causes of death, particularly in the US. It has been found that more people die because of it as compared to other types of [...]

Yale Cancer Center Study Shows Long-Term Survival Benefits for Lung Cancer Patients

Lung Cancer
As per the global study led by Yale Cancer Center, a tiny amount of biomarker known as PD-L1 can predict long-term survival benefits from pembrolizumab. [...]

Communicating With Children about Your Lung Cancer

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Lung Cancer diagnosis has a drastic impact not only on the patient but also on the entire family. You have to make a lot of decisions regarding your treatment [...]

Lung Cancer Rates Are On the Rise among Young Women

Lung Cancer in Women
An International Journal of Cancer study examined lung cancer rates in young adults in 40 countries across five continents. The study has found that a recent [...]

Late Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Hits Survival Rates Among Patients

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People with lung cancer are dying owing to the late diagnosis of the disease. One of the best ways to improve survival rates is the early detection. The most [...]

Malfunctioning of Immune System May Increase Risk of Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer
The deadly disease of lung cancer is not only present among smokers but is also posing a threat to non-smokers as well. The most vital factor that works to [...]

Genomic Analyzes Predict Response to Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Patients

Doctor Patient
Researchers from Johns Kimmel Cancer Center, Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, have [...]

Record-Setting Drop in US Cancer Death Rate in a Single Year

According to the latest report from the American Cancer Society, the cancer death rate in US has dropped 2.2% from 2016 to 2017. This is the largest [...]

Obesity May Boost Effectiveness of Lung Cancer Treatment, According to Study

Obesity
The latest study in the field of lung cancer has revealed that an immune system-based treatment for lung cancer, worked better in people who were overweight in [...]