A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an A.

Artificial intelligence may help doctors make more accurate readings of CT scans used to screen for lung cancer. A colored CT scan showing a tumor in the lung. Artificial intelligence was just as good, and sometimes better, than doctors in diagnosing lung tumors in CT scans, a new study indicates.Credit Voisin/Science Source Computers were as […]

Small cell lung cancer: Cause of treatment resistance discovered

A team of researchers has discovered a biological explanation for why patients with small cell lung cancer experience relapse some 12 months after successful treatment. They found that chemotherapy-resistant complexes develop from circulating tumor cells that were previously sensitive to treatment. The results of a new study have given scientists the answer to the question […]

10 Things You Need to Know About Lung Cancer

In 2015, an estimated 221,200 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with lung cancer, which is 13 percent of all cancer diagnoses.1 Though it is the most common cancer in the world and the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.,2 early diagnosis, the ongoing development of promising medications, and increasing awareness of risk […]

10 Celebrities Who Fought Lung Cancer

Peter Jennings Lung cancer might not get as much attention as other forms of cancer, but it kills more men and women than breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer combined. In 2011 (the most recent year for which statistics are available), 156,953 people in the United States died from lung cancer, including 86,736 men and […]

Blood pressure pills taken by MILLIONS worldwide ‘raise your risk of lung cancer’, scientists warn

Patients taking ACE inhibitors were 14% more likely to develop the cancer  The risk increases the longer the patients were on the medication  Scientists believe the drugs cause the accumulation of chemicals on the lung Blood pressure pills taken by millions worldwide could raise the risk of lung cancer, research has found. It showed that […]

14 ways to improve your lung health

Good news from the scientists at the NHS, as a revolutionary drug that causes an “unprecedented” reduction in lung cancers is available on the Health Service. While new developments to combat man’s biggest killer are always welcome, we at MH are firm believers that prevention is better than cure. Before you need the latest wonder-drug, […]

Lung Cancer Management and Treatment

How is lung cancer treated? All relevant information about the patient, including his or her health status, the kind of tumor and how far it has spread are brought together to design the most appropriate therapy for that individual’s cancer. Lung cancer is a very challenging cancer to treat. The most critical factor in determining […]

9 Uncommon Signs of Lung Cancer You Need to Know About

Most people know to be suspicious of a stubborn cough—but that’s just one of the worrisome signs of lung cancer Detecting lung cancer create jobs 51/Shutterstock Each year, more than 234,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer. It’s the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society, with […]

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Surgery For Lung Cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery Friday for early stage lung cancer, a Supreme Court spokesperson tells NPR. Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering hospital in New York performed a lobectomy, removing one of the five lobes of the lung. On Friday afternoon, shortly after her surgery, she cast a decisive vote, refusing to allow the […]

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