New Research Helps Understand Lung Cancer Progression

According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer remains the leading cancer killer in both men and women. With many Americans having a long history of smoking cigarettes that is unlikely to change soon. A staggering 159,260 Americans will die from lung cancer in 2014, which is approximately 27%...

Survival Rates Increasing with Targeted Molecular Therapy

ABC news have posted a story about a man named James Lango, who was diagnosed with a number of cancers, but has survived longer than expected thanks to an experimental cancer treatment. “Molecular targeted therapy” was used on Lagno, with new varieties of drugs tailored specifically to...

Exciting New Lung Cancer Drugs

Researchers have revealed some new drug treatments which are capable of completely clearing tumors for people with advanced stage lung cancer. Lung cancer is one of the most aggressive forms of the disease and once it has metastasized to other parts of the body the prognosis for the patient is usually...

Report: Air Pollution Causes Cancer

A new report has been released by a medical research group working for the World Health Organization (WHO) that confirms air pollution is giving people lung cancer. The WHO sponsored organization, the International Agency for Research on Cancers (IARC), suggests that heavy air pollution is in fact more...

Scientists Discover Proteins That Stop Cancer

Some interesting research has just been published in the Cancer Discovery scientific journal identifying a protein that can reduce the spread of cancer. A five-amino acid protein fragment has been identified as reducing the metastatic spread of breast, prostate and lung cancer in mice. The research was...

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