Lung Cancer News
Trend Rolls On: Women at Higher Lung Cancer Risk
- EGFR Lung Cancer in Asian People
July 4, 2023 — EGFR mutation is a type of DNA mistake that causes cancer cells to grow and divide faster, This form of lung cancer largely affects young people and Asian women. Learn more.
- The Case for Lung Cancer Screening
June 14, 2023 — Besides smoking, what defines high risk? And what are the current guidelines for screening?
- Severe Asthma and Lung Cancer: What’s the Link?
May 22, 2023 — Cutting-edge research is highlighting the link between heavily symptomatic asthma and lung cancer. Here's what to know.
- AI Tool Can Detect Early Signs of Lung Cancer, Researchers Say
April 12, 2023 — A new AI tool named Sybil can spot early signs of the disease years before doctors would find it traditionally on a CT scan, say researchers at Boston’s Mass General Cancer Canter and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Sybil accurately predicted lung cancer within a year 86% to 94% of the time in one of their studies.
- Nonsmoking Women and Lung Cancer: What to Know
March 20, 2023 — One in 17 women will be diagnosed with lung cancer in their lifetime. Most women believe that cigarettes are the main risk factor for lung cancer, and many abstain from making smoking a habit. Yet a recent Spanish study reported that female never-smokers are two thirds more likely to develop the disease than men who have never smoked.