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Lung Cancer Thirdhand Smoke: A New Concept Rising From Old Residue

Thirdhand Smoke: A New Concept Rising From Old Residue

The concept of thirdhand smoke was originally introduced in 1953, when rodent studies first demonstrated the carcinogenic effects of the residue from tobacco smoke.

Lung Cancer Lung Cancer Imaging in Asymptomatic Patients: To Screen or Not to Screen?

Lung Cancer Imaging in Asymptomatic Patients: To Screen or Not to Screen?

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.

Lung Cancer Exercise May Improve Quality of Life in Lung Cancer

Exercise May Improve Quality of Life in Lung Cancer

Study examines increased physical activity may lower the risk for several cancers and may be beneficial for improving quality of life.

Lung Cancer Liquid Biopsy May Be a Noninvasive Measure for Treatment Response in NSCLC

Liquid Biopsy May Be a Noninvasive Measure for Treatment Response in NSCLC

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.

Prevention Pulmonary Rehabilitation Benefits in COPD, Lung Cancer, and Other Respiratory Conditions

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Benefits in COPD, Lung Cancer, and Other Respiratory Conditions

Recent research suggests that perioperative and postoperative pulmonary rehabilitation improves outcomes in patients undergoing thoracic surgery.

Lung Cancer PD-L1 Inhibitor Approved by FDA for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

PD-L1 Inhibitor Approved by FDA for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Atezolizumab was approved for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Do Medicare Regulations Impact Lung Cancer Screening Rates?

Do Medicare Regulations Impact Lung Cancer Screening Rates?

Annual lung cancer screenings using low-dose computed tomography among high-risk individuals remain "low and unchanged."

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