Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Lung Cancer Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Lung Cancer

  1. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI

    Get more information on non-small cell lung cancer treatment. How to contact the National Cancer Institute (NCI) via phone (1-800-4-Cancer), online, or mail. Plus, details on how to search the NCI web site, and how to order NCI publications.

  2. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI] - nci_ncicdr0000062832-nci-header

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http://cancer.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Lung Cancer Screening

  3. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - Lung Cancer Screening

    Tests are used to screen for different types of cancer. Some screening tests are used because they have been shown to be helpful both in finding cancers early and decreasing the chance of dying from these cancers. Other tests are used because they have been shown to find cancer in some people; however,it has not been proven in clinical trials that use of these tests will decrease the risk of ...

  4. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Recurrent Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

    Standard Treatment Options for Patients With Recurrent Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) Standard treatment options for patients with recurrent SCLC include the following: Chemotherapy. Palliative therapy. At the time of recurrence,many SCLC patients are potential candidates for further therapy. Chemotherapy Although second-line chemotherapy has been shown to produce tumor regression,responses ...

  5. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI

    Get more information on small cell lung cancer treatment. How to contact the National Cancer Institute (NCI) via phone (1-800-4-Cancer), online, or mail. Plus, details on how to search the NCI web site, and how to order NCI publications.

  6. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Lung Cancer Screening.

  7. Lung Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI] - General Information About Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung. The lungs are a pair of cone-shaped breathing organs in the chest. The lungs bring oxygen into the body as you breathe in. They release carbon dioxide,a waste product of the body's cells,as you breathe out. Each lung has sections called lobes. The left lung has two lobes. The right lung is slightly ...

  8. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - nci_ncicdr0000258019-nci-header

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http://cancer.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Lung Cancer Screening

  9. Lung Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI] - Lung Cancer Prevention

    The lungs are part of the respiratory system. Their function is to supply oxygen to the blood while removing carbon dioxide. Lung cancer may spread to the lymph nodes or other tissues in the chest (including the other lung). In many cases,lung cancer may also spread to other organs of the body,such as the bones,brain,or liver. Significance of lung cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause ...

  10. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Cellular Classification of Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Review of pathologic material by an experienced lung cancer pathologist is important prior to initiating treatment of any patient with small cell lung cancer (SCLC). The current classification of subtypes of SCLC is:[ 1 ] Small cell carcinoma. Combined small cell carcinoma (i.e.,SCLC combined with neoplastic squamous and/or glandular components). SCLC arising from neuroendocrine cells forms ...

Displaying 21 - 30 of 142 Articles << Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >>

Today on WebMD

lung cancer overview slideshow
SLIDESHOW
what is your cancer risk
HEALTH CHECK
 
Using GPS to Detect Lung Cancer
VIDEO
mans hand putting out cigarette
Article
 
15 Cancer Symptoms Men Ignore
FEATURE
Lung Cancer Risks Myths and Facts
SLIDESHOW
 
cancer fighting foods
SLIDESHOW
Improving Lung Cancer Survival Targeted Therapy
VIDEO
 
Lung Cancer Surprising Differences Between Sexes
VIDEO
Pets Improve Your Health
SLIDESHOW
 
Vitamin D
SLIDESHOW
Lung Cancer Surgery Options
VIDEO
 

WebMD Special Sections