Signs of Lung Cancer

Why are we so much scared about <b>cancer</b>?

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 22:48
This happens due to many molecular and cellular changes that are involved in the development of cancer during the aging process. Around 30% of the cancers can be reduced by not taking tobacco which is the main cause of lung cancer. Even electronic cigarettes generate formaldehyde-forming ...

Radon is a serious risk to your health

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 13:48
This report reinforces that radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer and is a serious public health problem. As in the case of cigarette smoking, it would probably take many years and rigorous scientific research to produce the composite data needed to make an even more definitive conclusion.

<b>Lung cancer</b> screening program rolled out at Australian hospitals

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 04:15
A new large-scale screening program designed to catch lung cancer early could be the key to combatting Australia's biggest cancer killer. Lung cancer ... "The reason why those parameters have been chosen are partly because of what we know about the major cause of lung cancer,” Dr Stone said.

First-Line <b>Lung Cancer</b> Data and Other New Research from Merck&#39;s Broad Oncology Program to ...

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 18:30
“New studies to be presented at AACR, including our KEYNOTE-189 and -054 trials in first-line lung cancer and adjuvant melanoma, respectively, demonstrate the ..... For signs or symptoms of SJS or TEN, withhold KEYTRUDA and refer the patient for specialized care for assessment and treatment.

<b>Pulmonary Cancer</b> And Stem Cell Therapy

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:03
Pulmonary cancer is a type of cancer that affects the lungs. The lungs are the spongy organs in the chest or thoracic cavity that takes in oxygen when we inhale and gives out carbon dioxide when we exhale. This disease is the most common cause of death in all cancer cases, especially in the United ...

<b>Cancer</b> warning: Cooking with this type of oil releases toxic chemicals linked to disease

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:18
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, closely followed by prostate, lung and bowel cancer. While it's one thing to recognise the symptoms of different cancers to get an early diagnosis, experts also believe there are a number of things you can do to prevent the disease from developing in ...

Ky&#39;s mortality rates for <b>cancer</b> exceed the US

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:52
Among other statistics, she said African-Americans in Kentucky have a higher than national average when considering age-adjusted incidents of all cancers. Additionally, African-Americans in the state have a higher incidence of lung, colorectal and breast cancers than either Kentucky or the nation as a ...

<b>Lung cancer</b>, premature babies – now smoking could also <b>cause</b> THIS

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 23:56
Lung cancer, premature babies – now smoking could also cause THIS. SMOKING is not only bad for the lungs and heart, it can also damage your hearing, research suggests. PUBLISHED: 12:16, Wed, Mar 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 12:27, Wed, Mar 14, 2018 ...

5 Testicular <b>Cancer</b> Symptoms That Have Almost Nothing To Do With Your Balls

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 21:07
Also if you have problems with your lungs, you might have problems with your testicles. Having a faulty lung capacity can be a sign of a more advanced stage of testicular cancer. The cancer may no longer be in just your balls, but have spread up to your lymph nodes and lungs. If that's the case, your ...

AstraZeneca pushes back readout of key <b>lung cancer</b> study

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:22
The setback badly dented AstraZeneca's hopes of quickly catching its immuno-oncology rivals in the metastatic lung cancer market. ... There are some signs from studies of other immuno-oncology agents that initial PFS data may not represent the eventual benefit of treatment with checkpoint inhibitors.

Lucy Turnbull-backed biotech <b>signs cancer</b> drug deal with pharma giant Merck

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 21:07
Merck, fresh from its $500 million takeover of Australian cancer drug start up Viralytics, has agreed to conduct a clinical trial with Immutep on the combination of their immunotherapy drugs in patients with non-small cell lung cancer, head and neck cancer, or ovarian cancer. At 12.10pm (AEDT) shares in ...

Washington governor <b>signs</b> presumptive comp bill for nuclear site

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:41
The bill establishes presumption under the state's workers compensation laws for workers who suffer from heart problems, neurological diseases, respiratory illnesses and specific cancers, including leukemia, lung cancer, bone cancer, kidney cancer, lymphoma and other cancers affecting more than a ...

6 misconceptions about colorectal <b>cancer</b>

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:15
We asked colorectal cancer experts at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for the top misunderstandings they encounter about this disease, ... Colorectal cancer is the fourth-most common* cancer in the U.S., but the second-most common cause of cancer death in the U.S. (after lung cancer).

Choice of <b>lung cancer treatment</b> could be affecting survival

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:33
Variations in lung cancer treatment may be limiting survival in England, according to a new study. Surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy rates vary across England, and survival is best where they are highest. Differences in factors like patient age or sex didn't. “The NHS in England should continue to ...

GONE UP IN SMOKE: Common cigarette theory blown away

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 17:07
According to the UK's National Health Service (NHS), second-hand smoke contains more than 4000 chemicals that are known to cause cancer. Frequent exposure to this smoke, which can last in the air for up to 2.5 hours, increases the risk of lung cancer and heart disease and can be particularly ...

Job-hopper no more

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 16:15
Then my mom began showing signs of a lung ailment. I was in disbelief when the initial diagnosis indicated lung cancer — and was relieved of an elephant sitting on my chest when the biopsy confirmed “only” extrapulmonary tuberculosis. My nursing background came in handy for the ordeal. I had to do ...

Greenville County homes at high risk of odorless, colorless <b>cancer</b>-causing gas

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 15:48
Residents of Greenville County should be aware of an increased likelihood of a cancer-causing gas that may be in their homes and what can be done ... Cigarette smoking is by far the most common cause of lung cancer in the United States, but radon is the second-leading cause, according to the ACS.

How to Prevent <b>Cancer</b>: Three Common Myths Debunked by Doctors

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 15:37
Smoking increases risk of cancer but isn't the only cause of lung cancer. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images. “The myth of 'If I don't smoke I won't get lung cancer' has been very damaging,” Guitron said. Other risk factors include excessive exposure to asbestos, arsenic, diesel exhaust and radon, ...

Imaging agent helps predict success of <b>lung cancer</b> therapy

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 13:56
Doctors contemplating the best therapy for lung cancer patients may soon be able to predict the efficacy of a widely used lung cancer drug based on an imaging agent and a simple scan, according to the findings of a new clinical trial co-led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Overdiagnosis—when finding <b>cancer</b> can do more harm than good

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 09:26
And this means that some will be exposed to the potential side effects of treatment, and worry of a cancer diagnosis, when they didn't need to be. This is called .... That's nearly 1 in 5 people who were diagnosed with a lung cancer that wouldn't have gone on to cause any harm at all in their lifetime.