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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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Small-cell Lung Cancer Patients Do Not Receive Initial Treatment
In the U.S, small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients do not receive the initial standard-of-care treatment. They were also found to have lower overall .....
Risk-based Lung Cancer Screening Lowers Quality of Life-years
Using a risk prediction tool, mortality of lung cancer patients can be reduced. But, risk-based screening is less efficient in terms of life-years sav.....
Individualized, Risk-based Lung Cancer Screening can Save More Lives
Screening for lung cancer based on individual risk can save more lives than the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines, reve.....
EU to Start Planning for Lung Cancer Screening
Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. Leading lung cancer specialists are urging EU countries to take action to initiate life-sa.....
Bone Marrow Cells Promote Tumor Growth in Lung Cancer
A certain type of cell in the bone marrow known as osteocalcin-expressing (Ocn+) osteoblasts, aid in the progression of tumor in patients with .....


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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