New Research Helps Understand Lung Cancer Progression

Lung Cancer Protein TIAM1

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% of all cancer deaths. Over 400,000 […]

Survival Rates Increasing with Targeted Molecular Therapy

James Lagno Cancer Genomics Treatment

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 target the type of cancer he has. Lagno […]

Exciting New Lung Cancer Drugs

Immunotherapy Lung Cancer Treatment

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 very grim and they […]

Report: Air Pollution Causes Cancer

Air Pollution and 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 dangerous than smoking cigarettes. In previous research, […]

Scientists Discover Proteins That Stop Cancer

Proteins could lead to Cancer Cure

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 carried out by US and Norwegian researchers from […]

Low Dose CT Scans for Detecting Lung Cancer

Lung CT Scan

Healthday has reported that a new study has found a new way of detecting lung cancer early. The study has found that by using low dose CT scans on high risk patients, lung cancer can be spotted much early than with previous detection methods. CT scans are able to detect anomalies in the lungs earlier […]

Help Battling Lung Cancer

Cancer Support Groups

To be informed you have any kind of cancer creates considerable mental hardship for the patient and their household, especially true when it comes to lung cancer for its a) very low survival rates and b) influence over the quality of daily life for whatever period they have left. Even during times when the sufferer […]

Lung Cancer Risk Factors

Lung Cancer Risk Factors

Cancer of the lung is the leading cause of death among both male and female people who are afflicted with cancer. It is also an exceptionally agonizing, torturous ailment, something which nobody should have to encounter. Even though many are aware of the various causes of lung cancer, many think that carcinoma of the lung […]