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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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Report Suggests Nearly 1 in 3 UK Lung Cancer Patients Die Within 3 Months of Diagnosis
A new study suggests that almost 1 in 3 patients with lung cancer dies within three months of diagnosis in the UK.

The findings suggest t.....
Lung Cancer can Lie Dormant for Two Decades, Says Study
Lung cancers can lie dormant for over 20 years before suddenly turning into an aggressive form of the disease, a new study has suggested.

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Pemetrexed or Docetaxel With Cisplatin Achieve Comparable Outcomes in Non-Squamous Lung Cancer
The comparison of treating non-squamous lung cancer with either pemetrexed or docetaxel in addition to cisplatin has shown that the two combinations a.....
Targeted Approaches to Certain Lung Cancer Show Promising Results
After chemotherapy disease progresses in some of the patients with advanced BRAF V600E mutant non-small cell lung cancer. The BRAF inhibitor dabrafeni.....
New Findings on Treatment Options for Mesothelioma
Treating patients with high-dose radiotherapy after chemotherapy and surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma does not achieve improvements in local.....


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Lung Cancer
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Lung Biopsy - Indications - Procedures - Risks - FAQs - Reference
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Asbestosis - Symptoms - Complications - Treatment - Prevention - FAQs
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