Lives in the Balance
Lung cancer poses the greatest threat to survival when it's diagnosed in its later stages.
Breathing Easier: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Can Improve Function for Some With Lung Cancer
Pulmonary rehabilitation is a medical program designed for people facing chronic lung disease. It was first implemented for patients with COPD, and since has expanded to include patients with other diagnoses such as pulmonary fibrosis and even lung cancer.
Treating Lung Cancer With Precision
In lung cancer, prognoses are most dire when disease has reached stage 4, leaving patients, their doctors and the research community eager for improved treatment strategies.
Your Journey Together: New Resources for Caregivers of People With Lung Cancer
A nonprofit's new website section offers resources to caregivers of people with lung cancer.
Under the Radar: Detecting Lung Cancer Among Never-Smokers
Never-smokers are getting lung cancer more frequently, but detecting it at early stages is especially difficult.
Containing a Threat: Screening Creates Opportunity to Cure Lung Cancer
Screening with low-dose CT creates opportunities to detect lung cancer at earlier stages, when treatment is more likely to cure the disease.
Hitting a Target in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Targeted drugs, as well as immunotherapies, are beginning to change the treatment outlook for people with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
Better Detection, Surgery, Systemic Therapies Improving Cure Rates in Early-Stage Lung Cancer
Until recently, detecting lung cancer at an early, more treatable stage was a rare or chance event.
Wrestling Match: Dealing With Treatment Decisions for Stage 3 Lung Cancer
The characteristics of stage 3 lung cancer can vary widely, leaving patients and their doctors to wrestle with questions about how best to treat the disease.
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