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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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Scientists Find Potential Method to Control Lung Cancer Using Radiotherapy
Manchester scientists are working out how to safely increase the radiotherapy dose given to lung cancer patients – potentially offering improved local.....
Research: High Concordance Between EGFR Mutations from Circulating-Free Tumor DNA and Tumor Tissue in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
New research suggests that there is a high degree of correlation between epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations found in the circulating fr.....
US Lung Cancer Rates Vary by Subtype, Sex, Race, Age
US lung cancer rates are declining overall, confirms a new analysis. But it also uncovers previously unrecognized trends related to cancer subtype, se.....
Lung Cancer Diagnosis Tool Safe and Effective for Older Patients
A study in Manchester has found that a procedure to take tissue samples from lung cancer patients can be used safely in the elderly – allowing doctors.....
False Positives Will Not Upset People in Lung Cancer Screening
Allaying the fears of policymakers in the US who are worried that high rates of false positive results in computerized tomography (CT) lung screening .....


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