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    Warning labels describing the health risks of cigarettes and other products may actually increase sales, a new study has found.
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    GTx's experimental drug enobosarm for lung cancer patients failed in two Phase III clinical trials designed to test its ability to prevent and treat muscle wasting.
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    The CDC urged an increase in the price of tobacco products after reporting that cigarette smoking among adults dropped slightly from 2005 to 2010.
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    Smoking rates in the United States declined in the last 5 years, and some people who smoke every day are smoking fewer cigarettes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
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    Sniffer dogs have been known for helping find cancer in various studies. Recently sniffer dogs are able to find Lung Cancer, Distinguishing between non cancer and COPD, published in the European Respiratory Journal
  • Using whole-genome profiling, MIT scientist have pinpoint the gene that appears to drive progression of Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Prior to the trial, lung cancer, often diagnosed in the later stages of the disease, had shown no benefit from screening because screening with standard chest X-rays did not detect cancers early enough. The trial, funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), is the driving force behind a new program offered at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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    A protein previously thought not to exist in adult human lungs not only is present in normal and cancerous lung tissue, scientists have found, but it also has a major role in the development of a lethal complication of some lung cancers.
  • Scientists working with Professor Dr. Joachim L. Schultze have identified over 480 molecules whose concentration in the blood changes when a person develops lung cancer.
  • Soy increases radiation's ability to kill lung cancer cells, study shows
    A component in soybeans increases radiation's ability to kill lung cancer cells, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official monthly journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.
  • Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer can safely take an experimental oral drug intended to protect healthy tissue from the effects of radiation, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and published in this month's issue of Human Gene Therapy.
  • LSU oncologist Vince D. Cataldo, MD, is the lead author of a review article reporting two chemotherapy drugs now indicated for second and third-line therapy in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer are remarkably effective in treating a certain subset of these patients.