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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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Malignancy of Lung Cancer can Now be Detected by a New Biomarker
New biomarker which detects LG3BP and C163A levels in the blood samples can effectively be used distinguish benign lung cancer nodules from malignant .....
Whole-brain Radiation to Treat Lung Cancer Patients With Brain Metastases
A new study challenges the use of whole-brain radiation for all small-cell lung cancer patients with brain metastases. The study was conducted by inv.....
Alectinib May Be Drug Of Choice to Treat Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Highlights:
  • The results of ALEX trial were presented at the European Lung Cancer Con.....
Lung Cancer Treatment with Nanoparticles Successful in Animal Study
A new treatment approach based on nanotechnology was found effective in mouse models for the most common type of lung cancer, non-small cell lung canc.....
New Target for the Most Common Type of Lung Cancer Identified
Superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) enzyme is the new therapeutic target identified for the most common type of lung cancer known as non-small cell lung can.....


Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System
Respiratory diseases affect any part of the respiratory system. Some of the lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can lead to respiratory failure... Read More
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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