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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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Survival Rates for Early Stage Lung Cancer Patients Improved With Advances in Radiation Therapy
In the recent years, the use of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to treat patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) had a pos.....
Nanoparticle-Based Drug Therapy for Lung Cancer
A synthetic polymer that can transport a drug into lung cancer cells without going inside of normal lung cells, has been developed by researchers at t.....
Liquid Biopsies Effective To Detect Mutations In Advanced Lung Cancer
A non-invasive liquid biopsy may be an effective option for patients with advanced lung cancer. Liquid biopsy may be a suitable alternative to the sta.....
Hypoxia-Activated Prodrugs Could Prevent Drug Resistance in Lung Cancer Tumors
Hypoxia-activated prodrugs (HAPs) could help prevent drug resistance in a subtype of lung cancer, says a new study. HAPs work by killing cancer cells .....
Computers More Accurate Than Pathologists in Predicting Lung Cancer Type, Severity
Computers can be trained to be more accurate than pathologists in assessing slides of lung cancer tissues, claims a new study by researchers at the St.....


Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System
Respiratory diseases affect any part of the respiratory system. Some of the lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can lead to respiratory failure... Read More
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Kidney Tumors
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a medical procedure that uses electrical energy and heat to destroy cancer cells. Know more about the benefits and risks of RFA... Read More
Mesothelioma Cancer - Mesothelioma Facts
Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer involving the lungs lining called pleura and has poor prognosis... Read More
Lung Cancer - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Lung cancer is a malignant tumor in the lung tissues. Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer with symptoms like recurrent respiratory diseases... Read More
Lung Cancer Screening - FAQs
Lung cancer accounts for nearly 1.3 million deaths annually worldwide. Lung cancer screening can help in early detection of cancer and possible cure... Read More
Lung Biopsy - Indications - Procedures - Risks - FAQs - Reference
The procedure by which tissue samples are obtained from the lung is known as lung biopsy. The biopsy tissues obtained from the lungs are examined by a pathologist. .. Read More
Five Alarming Cancer Symptoms Men Shouldn’t Ignore
Cancer symptoms may look like minor health issues, but cancer screening tests can help detect cancer early. Common cancers in men include prostate and lung cancer... Read More
The Cabbage Diet - Why cabbage?
The plausible reason that can be sited is the inherent low calorie property of cabbage... Read More
Asbestosis - Symptoms - Complications - Treatment - Prevention - FAQs
Asbestosis is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that occurs due to long term exposure to asbestos fibres.. Read More





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