Lung Cancer News

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Oct

02

FDA Approves New Treatment for Lung Cancer

Keytruda shrank tumors in some patients with advanced disease

Oct

02

Study Says Radiation Often Overused in Late-Stage Lung Cancer

Authors cite concerns about extra costs, side effects

Oct

01

Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends

But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease

Oct

01

CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study

Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

Sep

30

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC

7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

Sep

30

Melanoma Skin Checks Can Have Added Bonus: Stronger Relationships

Study found that widows and their friends/family often bonded via the monthly checks

Sep

28

Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer

Nonsmokers with a common form of lung cancer more apt to be women, study finds

Sep

27

New Drug May Give Small Survival Boost to Some With Advanced Lung Cancer

Nivolumab is most effective in tumors with a particular gene mutation, researchers report

Sep

22

Check Yourself for Signs of Skin Cancer, Doctors Advise

One in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetime, experts say

Sep

16

Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide

Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

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