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CURE’s lung cancer page is an extensive resource of cancer information featuring the latest lung cancer news, expert oncologist insights on the latest cancer treatments, oncology research, advocacy efforts, and medical data on lung cancer.

Medicare Eligibility May Be Associated With More Cancer Diagnoses

September 16th 2021, 9:00pm


The eligible age of 65 years for Medicare may be discouraging patients from getting screenings and tests as they wait for more health coverage.

FDA Approves Exkivity as First Oral Therapy for Lung Cancer Subset

September 15th 2021, 9:29pm


The FDA’s approval of Exkivity marks the first approved oral therapy for this subgroup of patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Immunotherapy Offers Certain Patients With Small Cell Lung Cancer A ‘Ray of Hope’, Expert Says

September 15th 2021, 7:00pm


Although immunotherapy has provided patients with small cell lung cancer with a “light at the end of the tunnel,” an expert from City of Hope argues more research is needed.

After The Dust Settled: Retired NYC Firefighter Remembers 9/11 After Lung Cancer Journey

September 11th 2021, 3:30pm


A retired New York City firefighter recalls his return to the city he once served for more than three decades on the day prior to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and all that followed, including his several bouts with lung cancer years after the dust had settled.

Retired New York City Firefighter Shares His 9/11 Story: ‘Everybody Played a Role That Day’

September 10th 2021, 5:00pm


Retired FDNY firefighter and lung cancer survivor Jerry Sanford spoke about how he helped the rescue efforts following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York City.

‘The Clock Has Not Stopped Running’ on 9/11-Related Cancer Incidence 20 Years Later

September 9th 2021, 7:00pm


The impact from 9/11 continues to this day, including the increased risk for cancer in first responders and survivors who inhaled the toxins contained in the air around ground zero.

Improvements in Radiation Therapy May Confer Better Treatment for Lung Cancer

September 8th 2021, 3:00pm


Increased use of radiation in lung cancer treatment may be a result of discoveries in research and improved spreading of information on this technology.

9/11 and Cancer: Health Impacts Remain 20 Years Later

September 7th 2021, 6:00pm


Soon after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Judy Meyers returned to work in Manhattan, despite the terrible air quality. Years later, she was diagnosed with lung cancer, which is directly related to being in New York City in the aftermath of the destruction of the Twin Towers.

Decreased Rates of Lung Cancer Screening Highlight Need for Greater Awareness

September 2nd 2021, 1:00pm


More focus is needed on increasing lung cancer screening for patients, especially in those who are eligible for it according to their smoking history.

Cancer Staging: What It Means and What to Expect

August 31st 2021, 1:00pm


New advancements in the staging process for lung cancer are leading to faster recoveries and better diagnoses.