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Cigarette filters may increase lung cancer risk

1 year, 4 months ago
Cigarette filters, introduced decades ago to reduce the amount of tar smokers inhale, also alter other properties of smoke and smoking in a way that raises the risk of lung cancer, researchers say. In a review of research on changes in…

Gene activity in the nose may signal lung cancer: study

1 year, 7 months ago
BOSTON: Genetic changes in the cells lining the inside of the nose might someday help doctors diagnose lung cancer, a recent study suggests. “The idea that you don't have to sample the disease tissue but can diagnose presence of disease…

Roche lung cancer drug success adds to pressure on Bristol

2 years, 9 days ago
COPENHAGEN: Lung cancer patients on Roche's immune system-boosting drug Tecentriq lived on average 4.2 months longer than those taking chemotherapy in a pivotal study, pressuring Bristol-Myers Squibb's dominant position in the field. The…

Lung cancer: Mobile app could extend life expectancy

2 years, 4 months ago
CHICAGO: A new mobile application could help doctors better provide care to patients with advanced lung cancer, perhaps even extending life expectancy, according to a study presented in the United States Monday.