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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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Some Lung Cancer Patients Could Live Longer When Treated
A new research presented at ASTRO's 2014 Annual Meeting revealed that treating advanced small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) with thoracic (or chest) radiati.....
Lung Cancer can be Identified by Breath Temperature Test
A new study says that the temperature of exhaled breath could be used to diagnose lung cancer.

The research, presented at the European Re.....
Study Looks into Benefits of Covering Lung Cancer Screening for Medicare Beneficiaries
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) researchers are currently investigating whether there is any evidence that provides a better understa.....
MicroRNA Combination Therapy Offers Potential Therapeutic Avenue for Lung Cancer
Researchers have found that a combination therapy involving two miRNAs, let-7 and miR-34, suppressed tumor growth in an animal model of non-small-cell.....
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.....


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