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More Than Half of Lung Cancer Patients Experienced Treatment Changes Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Cancer patients—and lung cancer patients in particular—have a greater risk for COVID-19 mortality compared to the general population, so it’s important to minimize their...
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Sharp Drop in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Mortality Seen in Recent Years

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Mortality from non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in the United States fell sharply from 2013 to 2016, while...

Here’s How Homeless NSCLC Patients Fare Compared to Housed Patients

Even with significant advances in treatments, lung cancer remains the number one cause of cancer mortality in the U.S. Nationwide lung cancer deaths are...

Can Dogs Detect Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States and is the most common cancer among men and women. Since...

Nicotine Promotes the Spread of Brain Tumors in Lung Cancer Patients

Nicotine promotes the spread of lung cancer cells into the brain, where they can form deadly brain tumors, according to the findings of a...
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FDA Approves Targeted Treatment for Lung Cancer Along with Companion Diagnostic

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Tabrecta™ (capmatinib) for adults with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with the MET exon 14...

These Cancer Types are Associated with Three-Fold Risk of Death from COVID-19

A study published in Cancer Discovery found that patients with hematologic malignancies or lung cancer, as well as cancer that has metastasized have an...

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