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Minorities Need Better Lung Cancer Screening

National lung cancer screening guidelines may not be sufficient for minorities and other people in underrepresented communities, researchers say.

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10 Signs That Lung Cancer Has Spread

Fatigue, loss of appetite, and changes in your fingernails could be signs that your lung cancer has metastasized.

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What Are the Risk Factors for Lung Cancer?

It’s not just smoking that causes lung cancer. Here are other common risk factors you might not know about.

Tori Tomalia and her family.

As A Child, She Had Bone Cancer, As An Adult? Non-smoker Lung Cancer

Tori Tomalia had bone cancer when she was young, and spent most of a year at the Mayo Clinic. When she was 37, she was diagnosed with lung cancer. Here's her story.

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New Diagnostic Marker for Lung Cancer

This recently identified biomarker may make lung cancer easier to spot in early stages, according to new research.

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Cancer Screen Week Highlights Screening Challenges

Cancer screening is less straightforward than it might seem. Screening isn’t routinely recommended for some cancers, and has confusing guidelines about others.

NSCLC Medical Terms Decoded

Cut through the confusing language around advanced lung cancer with this guide to the most common terms you might hear from your doctor.

When Cancer Strikes: First, Don't Panic

A cancer diagnose can feel overwhelming. Here's how to focus on what's important and prepare for the journey.

Should You Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

If you're a smoker or otherwise at high-risk for lung cancer, the latest research suggest you get CT screening to potentially catch lung cancer early.

Do You Know the Symptoms of Lung Cancer?

The early signs of lung cancer are sometimes overlooked. Here are 13 symtpoms you should look out for.