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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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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.....
New Way to Impair Lung Cancer Paves the Way for Better Therapies
A new way to inhibit the development of lung cancer has been discovered by researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) .....
Inhibiting Tumor Growth in a Newly Identified Subtype of Lung Cancer
Adenocarcinomas, a non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), account for about 40% of cancer diagnoses, but few treatments are available for the disease. Lu.....
Australian Researchers Identify New Drug That Could Help Fight Lung Cancer & Emphysema
A team of Australian scientists have made a key breakthrough in the fight against lung cancer and emphysema as well as detecting the disease before it.....
Researchers Identify New Therapeutic Targets for Small Cell Lung Cancer
Survival for patients with small cell lung cancer is poor and few therapies are available. A protein termed ASCL1 has been identified by UT Southweste.....


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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