Lung Cancer News

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Jan

10

FDA OKs 2-Drug Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma

In trial, Mekinist and Tafinlar together seemed to perform better than Tafinlar alone, agency says

Jan

10

Mekinist Plus Tafinlar Approved for Late-Stage Melanoma

The most deadly form of skin cancer

Jan

02

Big Cigarette Tax Hikes Might Prevent 200 Million Deaths in a Century

Study authors suggest that nations triple tobacco taxes

Dec

30

U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers

Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

Dec

30

Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice

Study looked at method for blocking key growth protein in malignant nerve sheath tumors

Dec

26

Tanning Salons Now Outnumber McDonald's Outlets in Florida: Study

Indoor tanning has strong ties to skin cancer and Florida has one of the highest rates of the disease

Dec

16

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

Dec

09

Many Lung Cancer Tumors May Prove Harmless, Study Finds

Research suggests CT scan screening might lead to needless worry, treatment in these cases

Dec

04

New Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer

Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study

Nov

30

Coping Tips for Winter Skin

Moisturize, cleanse (but don't overdo), expert says

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