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Lung cancer can stay hidden for 20 years before detection, study says

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 10th, 2014 |

Researchers in the United Kingdom have found that lung cancer can remain hidden up to 20 years before it is detectable, suggesting evidence for why the disease is the deadliest form of cancer worldwide. “The problem with lung cancer is we often diagnose patients too late,” said study author Charles Swanton, a professor of cancer […]

Lung and Pancreatic Cancer on the Rise

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 2nd, 2014 |

News Headline: Lung and Pancreatic Cancer on the Rise Date: 5/2/14 Outlet Full Name: Nursing Times Author: No author http://www.nursingtimes.net/home/behind-the-headlines/-lung-and-pancreatic-cancers-may-be-on-the-rise/5070307.article?blocktitle=Behind-the-Headlines&contentID=4530 “Lung cancer will soon become the biggest cancer killer among women,” the Mail Online reports, while ITV News reveals that pancreatic cancer “poses [a] growing threat”. Both headlines are prompted by a study that has […]

Physicians Target the Genes of Lung, Colon Cancers

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 16th, 2014 |

Date: 4/16/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: Morgan Sherburne http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-physicians-genes-lung-colon-cancers.html University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source. In late January, researchers in the new UF Health Precision Cancer Care Program began sequencing the genes […]