Lung cancer news

Science Surgery: ‘Why do never-smokers get lung cancer?’

We don't always know why never-smokers develop lung cancer, but the data suggests that genetics play a role, as well as environmental or occupational exposures.

Screening scans 'could cut lung cancer deaths’

Introducing lung screening for people at high risk of lung cancer could reduce deaths from the disease, according to new unpublished research.

Scientists discover first step towards finding a new, targeted lung cancer treatment

Scientists have identified a key molecular player in a subtype of lung cancer, which could lead to a new way to tackle the disease.

Cancer Research UK tests first of its kind vaccine to treat lung cancer

A first of its kind treatment vaccine has moved into a phase I clinical trial for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Choice of lung cancer treatment could be affecting survival

Variations in lung cancer treatment may be limiting survival in England, according to a new study.

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