The smoking rate for adults in the USA dipped last year after a seven-year stall, a new government report says.
Donald Tashkin's is a tale cannabis pushers like to repeat. The physician and professor at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine set out to prove - via a study funded by the National Institutes on Drug Abuse - that marijuana is bad for you.
More than 1,600 people in the U.S. are currently on the waiting list for a lung transplant.
A Tupelo oncologist and his advanced lung cancer patients have been a part of evaluating a promising new medication.
Every so often a treatment method takes the market by storm and leads to unexpected gains for the biotechnology companies who are developing it.
The nation's smoking rate generally has been falling for decades, but had seemed to stall at around 20 to 21 percent for about seven years.
THOUSANDS of children in Hampshire are at risk of contracting life-threatening illnesses from breathing in second-hand smoke, health chiefs have warned.
B.C. has the lowest smoking rate in the country, but the Canadian Cancer Society says the figure hasn't fallen in six years.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , Vol. 109, No. 45. , pp. E3128-E3135, doi:10.1073/pnas.1210107109 There is an unmet need for circulating biomarkers that can detect early-stage lung cancer.
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Several years ago, researchers sequencing lung cancer genomes encountered a peculiar problem.
If you have been living on Earth recently, you'll have come across the news that a certain Hollywood actress has undergone major preventative surgery due to the discovery of a faulty gene.
Ovarian, three years. Breast, seven weeks. Uterine, two years. Rectal, 11 years.
Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer in the United States aside from breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men.
Aveo Pharmaceuticals has recently faced many setbacks related to its New Drug Application for tivozanib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor targeted for advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Local firefighters will join individuals and families as they race up and down stairs at the American Lung Association's 2013 Fight For Air Climb Upstate on June 29. Held at the BI-LO Center, the event, in its fourth year, raises money for the American Lung Association's Upstate South Carolina chapter.