Lung Cancer: What Everyone Should Know About Screening Options
In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month and in an effort to help more Americans learn about this disease, we asked Dr. Andrea McKee what everyone should know about lung cancer screening.
How Cuba Could Help Prevent Lung Cancer In The U.S.
Tips for Lung Cancer Patients: What Not to Do
This post is adapted from an article that originally appeared on the Huffington Post. Over the past decade, researchers have made great strides in targeted therapy and immunotherapy for lung cancer, offering hope to patients with the deadliest form of cancer in the United States. In addition to seeking innovative …
5 Facts About Lung Cancer
A Rush oncologist discusses some important concerns about lung cancer: who is at risk — not just people who smoke tobacco — how it's treated and why early detection is the best defense.
How I dealt with my worst lung cancer symptom and side effect
For Stephanie Cervantes, the worst parts of having lung cancer were the pain caused by her tumors and the itchy skin rash she developed as a side effect of immunotherapy. Here’s how she dealt with those issues.
10 Tips for Preventing Lung Cancer
What are 10 tips for lung cancer prevention that you can begin today? Some of these may be obvious, but several may surprise you.
What's the difference? Small cell and non-small cell lung cancer
Diagnosing and treating lung cancer requires far more than measuring the size of cancer cells under a microscope.
How Can We Fulfill Lung Cancer Screening’s Promise?
This post was contributed by Ella Kazerooni, MD, FACR, chair of the American College of Radiology Lung Cancer Screening Committee and ACR Thoracic Imaging Panel. It’s been nearly two years since Me…
How lung cancer screening programs can reach more patients
Lung cancer screening (LCS) with low-dose CT (LDCT) is an effective tool for reducing lung cancer mortality among high-risk individuals, yet utilization of such screening remains low. What can be done to remedy this situation The authors of a recent analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology explored this very question, first looking at some issues with how providers presently carry out…
Study shows how lung cancer cells 'come unstuck' and spread
A new study uncovers the mechanism that allows lung cancer cells to become unstuck from their neighbors, allowing them to spread to other parts of the body.
Q&A: What’s the secret to building a successful lung cancer screening team?
How do you take an assortment of individual medical professionals from various disciplines and turn them into a well-oiled lung cancer screening machine? Geoffrey Rubin, MD, details the challenges of building and managing a multidisciplinary team and the overall benefits of effective screening programs on the radiology profession.
CT Scan Cuts Smokers' Lung Cancer Deaths by 20%
Screening heavy smokers with a computed tomography (CT) scan can catch tumors early and reduce deaths from lung cancers by 20 percent
3 lessons for providing patient-centered care through a lung cancer screening program
Screening programs give radiologists a chance to interact directly with patients, demonstrating their value to the entire healthcare enterprise. Researchers from Weill Cornell Imaging at New York-Presbyterian in New York City, for instance, implemented a CT-based lung cancer screening program at their own institution and wrote about their experience in the American Journal of Roentgenology.
5 Myths about Radon and Lung Cancer
Learn about the connection between radon and the risk of lung cancer.
Why we need to pay attention to lung cancer
Together, we can get people to pay attention to lung cancer.
Why is lung cancer so difficult to treat?
Immunotherapies often fail to halt lung cancer's progression. A new study attempts to understand why this is and design a new way to attack it.
Lung Cancer Living Room
Topic: Does my Tumor Have a Biomarker Speaker: Dr. Karen Kelly- UC Davis Cancer Center Looking for One on One Support, please call our Lung Cancer HelpLine: ...
What Causes Lung Cancer
Anyone can get lung cancer. Lung cancer occurs when cells in the lung mutate or change.
What Is Unresectable Lung Cancer?
Find out why your doctor may tell you that you can't get surgery for your lung cancer, and learn about other treatments that can slow your cancer.
Tips to Prevent Lung Cancer
Preventing lung cancer isn't just about not smoking (although that is key).