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Lungs and Respiration :
Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled and abnormal growth of cells in the lung. It is strongly linked to smoking, and is the largest killer cancer of men in the United States. The main symptoms of lung cancer are shortness of breath, weight loss, and coughing (sometimes coughing blood).

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Novartis Develops New Drug for Advanced Lung Cancer
Swiss drug manufacturers Novartis have developed a drug for advanced lung cancer. European health regulators have recommended approval of the drug, wh.....
Need for More Sensitive Lung Cancer Screening Criteria
A new analysis of lung cancer incidence and screening has revealed a decline in the proportion of patients with lung cancer meeting high-risk screenin.....
New Breathalyzer Shows Promise for Lung Cancer Screening
Researchers at the Chongqing University in China announce that they have been working on a sensor able to detect volatile organic compounds in a per.....
Though Difficult to Diagnose and Treat, Lung Cancer is Easy to Prevent
Lung cancer is the deadliest among all cancers with the highest annual mortality (1.6 million) as well as incidence (1.8 million) globally, and is res.....
Lung Cancer Surpasses Breast Cancer in Rich Nations
Lung cancer surpasses breast cancer in being the leading cause of cancer death among women in developed nations, said researchers on Wednesday.


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