HPV may have a link to lung cancer
April 11, 2011
Although most closely associated with cervical cancer, researchers have found the human papillomavirus (HPV) may also be linked to lung cancer.More...
Blood test could verify lung cancer diagnosis for non-smokers
April 5, 2011
A blood test could help verify a diagnosis when lung cancer is suspected in people who have never smoked, new research shows.More...
Anti-estrogen drug may fight both breast and lung cancer
January 25, 2011
The anti-estrogen drug tamoxifen may play a role in reducing the death rate of women with breast cancer who also develop lung cancer, according to a study published in the journal Cancer.More...
New radiation as good as surgery for elderly lung cancer patients
December 9, 2010
Elderly patients with early-stage lung cancer may benefit as much from a new radiation therapy as they do from surgery, according to research presented at the recent Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology.More...
Lung cancer is focus of Shine a Light campaign
October 29, 2010
A national campaign intended to bring attention to lung cancer serves as a kick-off to Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November.More...
New clinical trials test drugs to treat lung diseases
October 25, 2010
The Ballarat Cancer Research Center in Australia has announced a series of research projects planned to develop new treatments for lung cancer and mesothelioma.More...
Test could determine who may get mesothelioma
October 22, 2010
UCLA researchers led by a mesothelioma expert are attempting to pinpoint those who are most likely to develop mesothelioma after they've experienced prolonged asbestos exposure.More...
Radiation treatment with focused beams may improve lung cancer survival
April 14, 2010
A radiation therapy that relies on targeted tumor control may cause less treatment-related illness and may improve survival for patients with inoperable lung cancer, according to a new study.More...
Antioxidant-rich green tea may lessen the effect of smoking in people who have lung cancer
January 29, 2010
During a recent lung cancer conference in Taiwan, researchers reported that green tea, which is high in antioxidants, could lessen the effect of smoking.More...
Daily dose of pistachio nuts could lower risk of lung cancer
December 31, 2009
Eating pistachio nuts daily could reduce the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a study presented during a recent conference of the American Association for Cancer Research.More...