Lung Cancer Not Affected By Statins
Statins have been used to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease. However, lung cancer has been found to be not affected by statins.
Swedish American Hospital Receives Lung Cancer Certification
A Gold Seal of Approval for lung cancer care has been awarded to the Swedish American Hospital recently. The certification recognizes the facility as an exceptional lung cancer treatment center.
Cancer Rates In Women Set To Rise In The Next 20 Years
A new study predicts the that cancer rates in women will rise six times faster than men. Highlighted as reason for the increased risks are obesity, smoking, and drinking as more women practice unhealthy lifestyles.
Lung Cancer: New Drugs Could Help Patients Live Longer
New immunotherapy drugs mean that lung cancer patients could have chances to live longer. The FDA approved eight new medications that could give promising results to lung cancer patients.
The Good News On Cancer: FDA Approves Immunotherapy Cancer Drugs, Is This The Answer To Cancer?
Considering that there's no known cure to cancer, how can the FDA's approval of the alleged cancer drugs be essential in the field of medicine? Is this the final answer to one of the long dreaded disease of the world? Is Immunotherapy the key to cancer? Here's what health professionals have to say
Lung Cancer Risk Reduced By Eating Red-Colored Food
A new study have discovered the cancer-killing capabilities of orange and red-colored food to help reduce lang cancer risk. The element is also said to effectively prevent cancer cells from spreading to other parts of the body.
The Ultimate Cure For Cancer, Finally Found? What Does Elephants Have To Do With It? Here Are The Details
As the quest to finding the right solution for the “deadly” Cancer, what are the Elephants’ essential roles in this disease? Could they actually be the game changer? What’s the truth behind claims that Elephants hold the key for Cancer? Here’s what experts reveal
Lung Cancer Treatment: Researchers Found More Effective Drug For Aggressive Tumors
Researchers formulated a more effective lung cancer treatment for aggressive tumors. A recent study suggests that subtypes of small cell lung cancer responds differently to chemotherapy, thus requires more specific treatments
Check Your Home For Radon! Radioactive Gas Is Second Leading Cause Of Lung Cancer
The odorless, tasteless and colorless gas can be found in the air in houses and other buildings, as well as in water from underground sources, such as well water. Breathing high levels of radon is linked to higher risk of lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Chemotherapy: Delay After Surgery Shows Benefit, Study Says
A new study finds that patients can get delayed lung cancer chemotherapy after surgery for up to four weeks and still reap the benefits. The previous recommended window for therapy post-operatively is six weeks.
Think Just One Cigarette A Day Is Harmless? Think Again
There is no safe level of smoking. The study found that people who were light smokers but quit are associated with a lesser risk of dying early compared to those who remained to be light smokers.
Walking Helps Lung Cancer Patients Sleep Better
Lung Cancer causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined (colon, breast and prostate). Lung cancer patients who seek treatment complain about not being able to sleep well, but this new study links walking to sleeping better.
Sleep Apnea Can Lead To A More Deadlier Cancer, Study Finds
With The Growing Number of Sleep Apnea Patients, Experts Revealed That This Sleep Disorder May Actually Lead To An Even Deadlier Type Of Cancer, Find Out How
Poverty Linked To Cancer Mortality Rates Around The World
The WHO recently projected that in 2010, cancer would overtake ischemic heart disease as the leading cause of death in the world. Unfortunately, lives are being lost, particularly in poorer areas where cancer rates are much higher than more wealthy parts of the country.
UK Approved Novartis 'Afinitor' And 'Xalkori'; Price Cut On Pfizer Cancer Drugs
Two cancer drugs from giant pharmaceutical companies, Novartis and Pfizer, have won the approval of the European Union after they agreed to make their products cost-effective. The drugs were first made available on the Cancer Drugs Fund before it was reformed earlier this year.