Significance of World Lung Cancer Day

World Lung Cancer Day is observed on August 1 every year to raise awareness about the causes and treatment of lung cancer. The campaign was first organized in the year 2012 by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, in collaboration with the International Association for the study of Lung Cancer and American College of Chest Physicians.  The [...]

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Tackling Coronavirus during Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung Cancer Treatment & Covid-19
At the end of year 2019, a novel coronavirus was identified in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei Province of China. It spread rapidly and resulted in an increasing number of cases in [...]

Challenges for Lung Cancer Patients amid COVID 19

Challenges for Lung Cancer Patients amid COVID 19
Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID 19, has rapidly evolved into a worldwide pandemic. It has become a public health emergency of international concern. Irrespective of the [...]

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. According to the recent [...]

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 a patient has. [...]

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 neuroendocrine [...]

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 tumors are [...]

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 stage. Lung [...]

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 cancers. One of the [...]

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. Pembrolizumab [...]

Communicating With Children about Your Lung Cancer

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 options. The one [...]

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 trend of higher [...]

Late Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Hits Survival Rates Among Patients

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 common symptoms [...]

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 save patients from [...]

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 developed a [...]