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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled and abnormal growth of cells in the lung. It is strongly linked to smoking, and is the largest killer cancer of men in the United States. The main symptoms of lung cancer are shortness of breath, weight loss, and coughing (sometimes coughing blood).

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Doctor-patient Discussions Neglect Potential Harms of Lung Cancer Screening
Due to a high rate of false positives and other factors, discussions between doctors and lung cancer patients about benefits and harms of lung cancer .....
Suicide Risk in Veterans with Lung Cancer May Reduce with Palliative Care
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Secondary Analysis Helps Confirm ROS1 Status in Lung Cancer Patients for Targeted Therapy
Crizotinib drugs can be used to treat patients with ROS1-positive lung cancer. But, laboratory tests used to conclude ROS1 status have limitations tha.....
Reducing NOVA1 Gene Helps Prevent Tumor Growth in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
NOVA1, a gene when inhibited or reduced, in turn, reduced or prevented human non-small cell lung cancer tumors from growing. The research appears onli.....
Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines May be Insufficient for High-risk Minorities
Lung cancer screening guidelines may be inadequate for people living in minority communities, reports a new study. The findings of the study are publi.....


Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System
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Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Kidney Tumors
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a medical procedure that uses electrical energy and heat to destroy cancer cells. Know more about the benefits and risks of RFA... Read More
Mesothelioma - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive and deadly cancer of the mesothelial tissue lining the internal organs and is incurable in most of the cases... Read More
Lung Cancer - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Lung cancer is a malignant tumor in the lung tissues. Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer with symptoms like recurrent respiratory diseases... Read More
Lung Cancer Screening - FAQs
Lung cancer accounts for nearly 1.3 million deaths annually worldwide. Lung cancer screening can help in early detection of cancer and possible cure... Read More
Lung Biopsy - Indications - Procedures - Risks - FAQs - Reference
The procedure by which tissue samples are obtained from the lung is known as lung biopsy. The biopsy tissues obtained from the lungs are examined by a pathologist. .. Read More
Five Alarming Cancer Symptoms Men Shouldn’t Ignore
Cancer symptoms may look like minor health issues, but cancer screening tests can help detect cancer early. Common cancers in men include prostate and lung cancer... Read More
The Cabbage Diet - Why cabbage?
The plausible reason that can be sited is the inherent low calorie property of cabbage... Read More
Asbestosis - Symptoms - Complications - Treatment - Prevention - FAQs
Asbestosis is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that occurs due to long term exposure to asbestos fibres.. Read More



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