Lung Cancer Screenings Have Racial Disparities

Lung Cancer screenings may be muddled by racial differences in smoking habits, causing African-American smokers to be ineligible for screening more often than white smokers. Researchers from Yale used National Health Interview Surveys from 1965 to 2012 to determine differences…

Lung Cancer Symptoms: What To Watch For

Lung cancer is something nobody ever wants to be diagnosed with and while it can be scary to deal with, if caught in the early stages, it is treatable. The best way to catch lung cancer early is to know…

Lung Cancer Treatment Resistance Reversed in New Study

Lung cancer patients got some good news this week as a new study has shown how doctors might reverse genetic resistance to a common lung cancer drug. According to the study’s authors, around 40% of lung cancer patients are resistant…

Kellie Pickler Plans New Album, Helps Fight Cancer

Kellie Pickler is mixing business with pleasure, again, as she teams up with her songwriter and producer husband Kyle Jacobs to create her fifth album. This isn’t the first time the partners in life have become partners in music; the…

Well-Known Ad Exec Mike Hughes Dies After Writing His Own Obituary

Former Martin Agency president Mike Hughes has passed away at the age of 65 after a long battle with lung cancer. Hughes is responsible for such high profile campaigns as the Geico cavemen (which even had its own TV show…

China: Smog Chokes Chinese Manchuria, as Overpopulated Asian Giant Burns Coal

Vast areas of China’s north-east were choking in smog on Monday, as the Asian giant grappled with yet another horrendous air pollution crisis threatening millions of lives. Schools and colleges were forced to suspend classes in Chinese Manchuria’s largest cities,…

French Director, Patrice Chereau Dead at 68

Notable screenwriter and actor, Patrice Chereau, died on Monday in Paris, France due to complications of lung cancer. He was 68 years old. Chereau was widely known for his role as the French director of opera, and served as a…

August Schellenberg, “Free Willy” Actor, Dies

“Free Willy” star, August Schellenberg, has died at the age of 77. The actor, who was best known for his role in the three “Free Willy” movies, passed away on Thursday, after a long fight with lung cancer. The Canadian…

Google PageRank-Inspired Cancer Research Published

Google’s PageRank algorithm is the inspiration for a new lung cancer study published in the journal Cancer Research. Researchers fron the University of Southern California (USC), Scripps Clinic, The Scripps Research Institute, University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center…

Lung Cancer Research Could Get Boost From New Stem Cell Findings

New research conducted at the University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute suggests that lung cancer stem cells can be successfully isolated and grown in a preclinical model. Such a process could provide a new method for investigating immunotherapy treatment options…