Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the world's most common cancer and kills more people than any other cancer. In 2008, approximately 1.52 million new cases of lung cancer were diagnosed worldwide, with 1.31 million people dying from the disease.(14) In the United States, an estimated 161,840 deaths, accounting for 29 percent of all cancer deaths, occurred in 2008, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).
Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a common and very serious form of cancer, with more than 40,000 people diagnosed with the condition each year in the UK. The symptoms of lung cancer do not present in the early stages, but when symptoms do eventually present, they usually include the following:

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The potential of NMR-based blood profiling as a single-domain assay to simultaneously predict multidisease onset

The potential of NMR-based blood profiling as a single-domain assay to simultaneously predict multidisease onset

New machine learning tool discovers mutational signature that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking

New machine learning tool discovers mutational signature that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking

Community pharmacies team with UVA Health to help residents of rural Appalachia quit smoking

Community pharmacies team with UVA Health to help residents of rural Appalachia quit smoking

Study explores the impact of genetic risk variants on overall disease burden and healthy life years

Study explores the impact of genetic risk variants on overall disease burden and healthy life years

Study highlights role of tumor-infiltrating B cells, plasma cells in cancer development and treatment outcomes

Study highlights role of tumor-infiltrating B cells, plasma cells in cancer development and treatment outcomes

New drug marks cancer cells for destruction by the immune system

New drug marks cancer cells for destruction by the immune system

Treating the cerebrospinal fluid to protect the brain from chemotherapy's toxic effects

Treating the cerebrospinal fluid to protect the brain from chemotherapy's toxic effects

Study uncovers how air pollution can trigger lung cancer in individuals with no history of smoking

Study uncovers how air pollution can trigger lung cancer in individuals with no history of smoking

New long-term opioid use associated with a heightened risk of death, study finds

New long-term opioid use associated with a heightened risk of death, study finds

Study investigates BMI, race, and lung cancer diagnosis relationships

Study investigates BMI, race, and lung cancer diagnosis relationships

Phase III ADAURA trial reveals promising results for patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Phase III ADAURA trial reveals promising results for patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Study identifies new therapeutic target against lung adenocarcinoma

Study identifies new therapeutic target against lung adenocarcinoma

Small molecule inhibitor found to be effective against SARS-CoV-2 variants

Small molecule inhibitor found to be effective against SARS-CoV-2 variants

Pollutant particles in the air trigger lung cancer in non-smokers

Pollutant particles in the air trigger lung cancer in non-smokers

Comprehensive genetic architecture atlas compiled for mutant RAS genes in cancers

Comprehensive genetic architecture atlas compiled for mutant RAS genes in cancers

Cedars-Sinai investigators identify 15 cancer disparities in L.A. County

Cedars-Sinai investigators identify 15 cancer disparities in L.A. County

Studies show link between OSA and decline in mental processing powers, increased risk of blood clots, cancer

Studies show link between OSA and decline in mental processing powers, increased risk of blood clots, cancer

CRISPR genome-editing technology can be used as a tool to discover RNA therapeutics for lung cancer

CRISPR genome-editing technology can be used as a tool to discover RNA therapeutics for lung cancer

Researchers assess the cytoprotective activity of nicotine against COVID-19

Researchers assess the cytoprotective activity of nicotine against COVID-19

NIH-funded centers of excellence to conduct research on the role of telehealth in cancer care

NIH-funded centers of excellence to conduct research on the role of telehealth in cancer care