Lung Cancer Featured Archive
The concept of thirdhand smoke was originally introduced in 1953, when rodent studies first demonstrated the carcinogenic effects of the residue from tobacco smoke.
Although screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography has demonstrated a reduction in mortality, some experts say the benefits do not outweigh the potential harms.
Study examines increased physical activity may lower the risk for several cancers and may be beneficial for improving quality of life.
Patients with PD-L1-positive malignancies have shown higher response rates to immune checkpoint inhibition and consequently prolonged progression-free/overall survival compared with others.
Recent research suggests that perioperative and postoperative pulmonary rehabilitation improves outcomes in patients undergoing thoracic surgery.
Atezolizumab was approved for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
Annual lung cancer screenings using low-dose computed tomography among high-risk individuals remain "low and unchanged."