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Air pollution may shorten survival chances in lung cancer patients

Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for 80 per cent of lung cancer cases.

Pakistan legend Hanif Muhammad admitted to hospital with respiratory problems

Pakistan legend Hanif Muhammad admitted to hospital with respiratory problems

82-year-old Hanif was diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago. He had undergo chemotherapy and surgery for his lung cancer in 2013 in London.

Lung diseases: Warning signs and symptoms to watch out for!

We seldom do anything to take care of our lungs that are in charge of breathing and supplying life-sustaining oxygen to our body as well as removing a waste product called carbon dioxide from it.

Jon Bon Jovi meets cancer patient, gifts her guitar

Jon Bon Jovi meets cancer patient, gifts her guitar

Singer Jon Bon Jovi spent over an hour with a fan, battling cancer, and her family at his restaurant in New Jersey.

Can't give up smoking? This homemade recipe can clean your lungs in just 3 days!

Smoking causes damage to the airways and lungs which leads to the development of this long-term condition. 

Middle-aged people more likely to be diagnosed with late stage lung cancer: Study

A new study has revealed that middle-aged people between ages 50 to 64 are at the greater risk of developing late stage of lung cancer than older patients.

Five ways smoking affects your health!

Five ways smoking affects your health!

Over 80 percent of world's city dwellers breathe polluted air: WHO

Over 80 percent of world's city dwellers breathe polluted air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a World Health Organisation reports said on Friday.

Radiotherapy can affect lung cancer patients adversely

In particular, they found that high doses to the left atrium of the heart and the superior vena cava had the strongest association and increased risk of non-cancer death.

Rise in cancer cases in India: Govt

The lung cancer prevalence was 76,783, 79,833 and 83,035 in 2012, 2013 and 2014 respectively.

Cruyff 2 - 0 Cancer: Dutch great claims he is leading the disease at 1st half

Cruyff 2 - 0 Cancer: Dutch great claims he is leading the disease at 1st half

The former Ajax, Barcelona and Netherlands star disclosed his illness last October.

Cancer in India: Cases shoot up in last 4 years; breast cancer top killer among women

Breast cancer has upstaged cervical cancer as the most common and biggest killer of Indian women.

Top five superfoods to lower lung cancer risk!

Eating a healthy diet can lower the risk of developing cancer in the lungs.

Shocking! Heavy smokers who quit 15 years ago still at high risk for lung cancer

People who were once heavy smokers, but quit the habit for over 15 years are still at a higher risk of developing lung cancer.

Anti-cancer drug made more effective to reduce side effects

Researchers have found a way to make an existing drug used to treat breast, lung and pancreatic cancers effective in small dosage, thereby reducing its usage and associated side effects in course of the treatment.

Smokers with pneumonia at higher risk of lung cancer

The researchers found that out of 381 admissions of heavy smokers with pneumonia, nine percent were diagnosed with lung cancer within a year of being hospitalized.

1976 Olympic boxing champion Howard Davis Jr. dies

1976 Olympic boxing champion Howard Davis Jr. dies

Davis competed in the Olympics just days after learning that his mother had died of a heart attack.

Triple therapy to help fight deadly lung cancer

Roughly 85 percent of all lung cancers belong to the NSCLC type.

New method to produce 3D images of lungs developed

The new model can be used for different groups of patients, the researchers said.

Biomarker of early lung cancer identified

Researchers have identified a biomarker that detects the most common lung cancer in its earliest stage.