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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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New Drug Developed For Lung Cancer Disrupts Final Stage Of Cancer Cell Survival
Salk Institute and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) scientists have developed a drug that prevents regrowth of cancer cells. .....
Common Sleep Medications Treble the Risk of Developing Lung Cancer
Sleeping pills taken by millions of people worldwide increase the risk of lung cancer, says a new research.

The study of nearly 30,000 peo.....
American Scientists Identify A Protein in Blood for Accurate Detection of Lung Cancer
Scientists at The Wistar Institute in the US have found a protein in the blood that appears to be more accurate at detecting lung cancer than currentl.....
A New Triple Treatment Method may Help Prevent Recurrence of Lung Cancer
Lung cancer annually kills almost 1.6 million people worldwide. Lung cancer recurs because the tumor is resistant to chemotherapy and other drugs that.....
New Genomic Biomarker Detects Lung Cancer More Accurately in Suspected Patients
A new test will allow patients suspected of lung cancer to be subjected to fewer and less-invasive tests to determine if they have the disease or not......


Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System
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Lung Cancer
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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
The Cabbage Diet - Why cabbage?
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Asbestosis - Symptoms - Complications - Treatment - Prevention - FAQs
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