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Lung cancer tumor growth halved with new approach

SHAFAQNA- According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), lung cancer caused around 25.9 percent of all cancer-related deaths last year and accounted for 13.2 percent of all new cancer diagnoses in the United States. But the prognosis…

Lung Cancer, a Good Reason Not to Smoke

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SHAFAQNA-By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter You already know that smoking causes lung cancer. But tobacco use can lead to other major health problems, too, experts warn. "Cigarette smoking is probably the single most harmful…

Advanced lung cancer patients get survival benefit with use of concurrent chemotherapy, proton therapy

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SHAFAQNA- For patients with advanced, inoperable stage 3 lung cancer, concurrent chemotherapy and the specialized radiation treatment, proton therapy, offers improved survival compared to historical data for standard of care, according to…