Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News

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Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer; it can start in the windpipe, the main airway or the lung tissue. Although there are no early signs and symptoms, the condition will eventually develop symptoms such as a persistent cough, coughing up blood, persistent breathlessness, fatigue, weight loss and aches and pains when breathing or coughing. Treatment depends on type and stage of cancer, but may include surgery, radiation therapy or chemotherapy.
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Yogurt, fiber, and lung cancer: What's the link?

October 28, 2019 - 15:00
A new analysis using data from more than 1.4 million people concludes that eating an ample amount of fiber and yogurt may protect against lung cancer.

Human breath may significantly affect office air quality

October 9, 2019 - 11:00
New evidence suggest that humans unintentionally pollute office air by carrying and spreading harmful volatile compounds into the indoor environment.

Through my eyes: Facing a cancer diagnosis

October 8, 2019 - 16:00
My name is Chris Fry, and I received a diagnosis of terminal cancer this year. This is how I came to terms with my diagnosis, and what helped me cope.

Does vaping without nicotine have any side effects?

September 28, 2019 - 01:00
Many people believe that vaping is a harmless alternative to smoking. However, research into the safety of vaping is still in its early stages. Learn what the current research says about the side effects of vaping without nicotine.

E-cigarette vapors, even without nicotine, may harm lungs

September 13, 2019 - 15:00
New research in mice finds that even nicotine free vaping may harm lung function by causing an abnormal buildup of lipids and harming immune cells.

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers

August 13, 2019 - 22:00
Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer.