Progress in Lung Cancer
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Here are stories describing lung cancer treatment advances and the experiences of people who have been through a diagnosis.
A clinical trial affirms the value of a procedure that preserves more tissue in early-stage lung cancer patients.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Lung Cancer Patients Face Worse Survival After Wildfire Exposure
Researchers find that lung cancer patients recovering from surgery are especially vulnerable to the health hazards of wildfires even up to a year later.
by Sandra Gordon
Choosing Between Lung Cancer Surgery and Radiation
Study suggests surgery leads to longer survival than radiation for non-small cell lung cancer, but radiation remains an important option.
by Jon Kelvey
The Power of Persistence
Albert Khoury’s determination to explore all treatment options for his rare lung cancer led to a lifesaving transplant surgery.
by Thomas Celona
A magnet-guided robot could help doctors look for signs of cancer deeper in the passages of the lungs.
by Darcy Lewis
Facts and Stats
Driving Down Lung Cancer Deaths
Screenings, treatment advances and declines in smoking have led to a decrease in lung cancer death rates.
by Eric Fitzsimmons
New Treatment Approved for Lung Cancer
KRAS mutations were once thought to be resistant to drug therapy.
by Carisa Brewster
Spotlight on Small Cell Lung Cancer
Treatments for small cell lung cancer have remained virtually the same for decades. Now, experts say that hope is on the horizon.
by Isobel Whitcomb
Facts and Stats
Looking Closely at Lung Cancer
While there are many kinds of lung cancer, screening recommendations are standard across the board.
by Bradley Jones