Lung Cancer Statistics

Cancer Mortality in US Continues to Drop, Following Decades-long Trend

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:33
The report shows that prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers account for 42 percent of all cancer cases in men, being the most common causes of cancer death among men. Further, the ACS report estimates 1,735,350 new cases of cancer, with 609,640 cancer deaths, in the U.S. this year. The decline in ...

'Alaskan Bush People' Star Ami Brown's Lung Cancer Is in Remission (Report)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:26
As previously reported, the 53-year-old was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. In a recent interview with People, the reality TV star opened up about why she always remained optimistic, even though she only had a three-percent chance of survival. "I realized early into this that it's very easy to want ...

Senator Manning?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:48
From the American Cancer Society: From 1991 to 2015, mortality from most cancers declined by 26 percent. The largest fall was in male lung cancer deaths (45 percent). These welcome statistics are due to the reduction in smoking, and advances in early detection and treatment.

Haywood Regional Medical Center Deploys Matrix Analytics' LungDirect to Follow Patients at Risk ...

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:30
This marks a significant milestone for LungDirect in helping healthcare systems manage the 1.5 million pulmonary nodules detected incidentally by CT scan each year. As it stands, 85% of all lung cancer patients are identified late stage when the mortality rate is very high. LungDirect is committed to ...

Haywood Regional Medical Center Deploys Matrix Analytics' LungDirect to Follow Patients at Risk ...

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:30
15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Haywood Regional Medical Center (Clyde, NC) has deployed LungDirect, a first in class pulmonary incidentaloma and lung screening management software. LungDirect is a proprietary and efficient way for providers to manage patients at risk for developing lung cancer.

Loveland family raises money for cancer research with rescue cat

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:33
Over the course of the Dorothy's treatment, they would learn the statistics of the disease. As reported by the Lung Cancer Foundation, 433 people die every day from lung cancer, and lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States, killing twice as many as breast cancer.

Every day is a blessing: 'If I didn't know I have cancer, I wouldn't know,' says Julie Carr

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 00:10
In her research, Julie has learned that some 10 percent to 15 percent of lung cancer cases are non-smokers — yet there's less funding for lung cancer than other cancers, even though it's more deadly than breast, colon or prostate cancer. Rowan County ranks highly among North Carolina counties as far ...

China Cancer Treatment Drugs Market 2018-2023: Pfizer, Takeda, Eli Lilly, AstraZeneca and Astellas

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:11
According to the application, China Cancer Treatment Drugs market categorized into Gastrointestinal Cancer, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Respiratory/Lung Cancer and Blood Cancer. China Cancer Treatment Drugs industry trend and statistics related to past, present and future in [South China, ...

Cancer survival rate continues to climb

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 09:26
The cancer survival rate for both men and women increased in the period from 2004 to 2015, although the rate at which women were diagnosed with the disease remained steady, and cancer diagnoses for men fell by approximately 2 percent annually over the same period. Declines in diagnoses of lung ...

Global Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapeutics Market Professional Survey Report ...

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:22
In a word, the report provides major statistics on the state of the industry and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and ... This report studies Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapeutics in Global market, especially in North America, China, Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan ...

The NHS video about smoking which will make your skin crawl

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:18
That's because any amount of time smoke-free gives the body – especially the lungs and bloodstream – time to “breathe” again and take in the clean ... Sadly, Merseyside was named as the region's lung cancer capital just five years ago, with damning statistics showing Knowsley was top for deaths from ...

Had a cough since Christmas?

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:37
Dr Kirsten​ Cassidy, NHS Grampian Lead GP for Cancer at Grampian Health Board, said: “If you've had a cough for three weeks or more, it's definitely worth getting checked out with your GP. It's more than likely nothing to worry about, but it's best not to take the chance as the sooner that lung cancer is ...

Coughing since Christmas?

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:26
Statistics show that since the launch of DCE, the percentage of patients diagnosed with the earliest stage of lung cancer (stage 1) in Scotland has ... Sir Alex Ferguson, who lost his parents to lung cancer and who fronts the Scottish Government's lung cancer campaign said: “If you're worried about ...

Sir Alex Ferguson backs latest lung cancer campaign as figures show a 40% increase in detection ...

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:33
Health Secretary Shona Robison said: "There's lots that can be done to treat lung cancer and as a result of better treatments and increased rates of early detection, more people than ever in Scotland are surviving. "But there's still more to be done and we need to get the message out loud and clear that ...

Working the night shift may be increasing your risk of cancer

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 06:03
When only looking at female nurses, they had an increased risk of breast (58 percent), gastrointestinal (35 percent), and lung cancer (28 percent) compared with those that did not work night shifts. These statistics are thought to be in part to increase screening rates of nurses, as they are part of the ...

Cancer deaths continue a steep decline

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:03
The American Cancer Society predicts that in 2018, there will be 1,735,350 new cases of cancer and 609,640 deaths. Although prostate cancer accounts for 19% of cancers in men and breast cancer for 30% of cancers in women, the most common cause of cancer death in both sexes is lung cancer, ...

Late-Stage Diagnosis Of Cervical Cancer Rate Decreases To 14.8 Percent In Abu Dhabi

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:56
This resulted in a significant decrease in late-stage diagnosis of cervical cancer rate from 30.3 percent in 2012 to 14.8 percent in 2015. ... The month of October is dedicated to breast cancer awareness, November to lung cancer awareness, January to cervical cancer awareness and March to colon ...

Global Lung Cancer Surgery Market by Players: Richard Wolf GMBH, TROKAMED GmbH iI ...

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:33
Global Lung Cancer Surgery market report gives the overview of the Lung Cancer Surgery industry along with potential growth opportunities. This encompasses Lung Cancer Surgery product definitions, classifications, and Lung Cancer Surgery market statistics. The Lung Cancer Surgery report offers a ...

Cancer hits more women in India than men, but more men die of it

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 23:52
Why is cancer mortality higher among men? Doctors say this could be because the lung and oral cavity cancers that are the leading cancers among men are usually detected at a late stage. "95% of these cancers are due to tobacco consumption, and 40% of all cancers in India are due to tobacco abuse.

US Cancer Mortality Rates Continue to Drop, According to New Report

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:18
Calculations showed an estimated 1,735,350 new cases of invasive cancer for 2018, which is equivalent to more than 4700 new cancer diagnoses daily. Of the 856,370 estimated cancer cases to occur in men, prostate cancer accounts for 19% (164,690), lung and bronchus cancers account for 14% ...

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