Lung Cancer

Review the most current news and learn about the latest clinical developments in lung cancer treatment. Cancer Nursing Today provides the latest insights and perspectives on lung cancer risk in never-smokers, opioid education for patients with lung cancer, and more. From advances in screening techniques to prognostic models, explore the evolution of lung cancer care.

Low-Dose CT Lung Scans Can Save Lives
According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States. Smoking is estimated to cause 87% of lung cancer deaths each year, and secondhand smoke is responsible for an estimated 3,000 lung cancer deaths each year in nonsmokers. The American Lung Association notes that if lung cancer is detected before it spreads, the likelihood of surviving 5 years or more with lung cancer is 60%. Computerized tomography (CT) lung cancer scans can help catch lung cancer early when it is easily treatable. ...
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