Lung Cancer News

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May

21

Racial Disparities Seen in U.S. Lung Cancer Treatment

Blacks less likely, Hispanics more likely than whites to undergo surgery as early treatment, study shows

May

16

Most Americans Say 'No' to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars

4 out of 5 adults have household bans, but millions of people still breathe secondhand smoke, CDC says

May

16

Test Approved to Detect Faulty Lung Cancer Gene

Gene present in 10 percent of NSCLC cases

May

16

New Drug May Help Immune System Fight Cancer

Early study found tumor reduction in several forms of the disease

May

16

Fitness in Middle Age May Help Shield Men From Cancer Later

Study found even modest improvements seemed to lower disease risk

May

15

Stay sun safe

Avoid tanning—indoors and out—to help prevent skin cancer

May

10

Look for New, Improved Sunscreen Labels

Choosing effective sun protection should be easier now, experts say

May

09

Red Hair Pigment Might Raise Melanoma Risk: Study

Dermatologists say redheads must take extra care to check skin, avoid sun

Apr

30

For Some Seniors With Skin Cancer, Surgery Not Always Best Choice

Risk of complications may outweigh benefits for frail elderly who do not have melanoma, study suggests

Apr

22

Testing Lung Cancer Patients for Gene May Aid Treatment, Study Finds

For those with the gene, drugs appeared to extend survival without spread of disease by several months

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