Cancer Information/Lung Cancer News

October 25, 2018

Lung Cancer Risk Tied to Common Blood Pressure Drug

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to lower their blood pressure, but a new study suggests they […]
August 13, 2018

Lung Cancer Screening's Downside Not Discussed Enough

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The potential risks of lung cancer screening are often left out when doctors and patients discuss the issue, a […]
June 3, 2018

Cancer Drug Keytruda a New Weapon Against Advanced Lung Tumors

SUNDAY, June 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A cancer drug that boosts the immune system outperforms chemotherapy in fighting advanced lung cancer, a new trial shows. […]
May 23, 2018

Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young Men

WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a […]
May 16, 2018

Too Few Smokers Get Lifesaving Lung Cancer Tests

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Less than 2 percent of the 7 million Americans who are or once were heavy smokers get screened for […]
April 16, 2018

New Drugs May Be Big Advance in Lung Cancer Care

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Drugs designed to trigger a patient’s immune system may help boost survival for those battling lung cancer, two new […]
March 30, 2018

More Women Die of Lung Cancer in 2 U.S. 'Hot Spots'

FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lung cancer death rates among women have fallen in much of the United States, but have increased in two […]
February 18, 2018

Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke

SUNDAY, Feb. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You already know that smoking causes lung cancer. But tobacco use can lead to other major health problems, too, […]
February 2, 2018

Exercise May Help Lung Cancer Surgery Go More Smoothly

FRIDAY, Feb. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lung cancer patients can halve their risk of postop complications by taking up an exercise program before their surgery, […]