Fewer than half of all patients who undergo surgery for lung cancer survive as long as five years. But older lung cancer patients may beat those odds.
Eating a lot of high-glycemic-index foods, such as white bread and white rice, may increase the risk of lung cancer in non-Hispanic whites.
Just 3.9 percent of high-risk current and former smokers were screened for lung cancer in 2015. Here’s what you should know.
One in 15 homes is estimated to have high levels of radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. Here’s what to do to stay safe.
Higher quality research is strengthening the argument for screening high-risk individuals for lung cancer using computed tomography (CT).
The best ways to prevent lung cancer are to avoid smoking and to limit your exposure to certain pollutants, such as radon.
It is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Here’s what to look out for.
Lung cancer produces such quiet symptoms in its early stages that it is typically diagnosed at an advanced stage.
The most common options for lung cancer treatment are surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. The treatments can be used alone or in combination.
Lung cancer was rare before the beginning of the 20th century, but it is now the most common cause of death from cancer among both men and women in the United States.