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Here's what you need to know about stage 3 lung cancer and its treatment

November 25, 2020 7:51 pm

In the initial stages, one of the most noticeable symptoms is persistent cough. When they last for a prolonged duration, it could indicate the cancer has progressed to stage 3, warns Dr Vishal Sehgal, Medical Director of Portea Medical

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Non-smokers are equally at risk of developing lung cancer

November 08, 2020 7:37 pm

"Luckily, there is data available which suggests that lung cancer in non-smokers is relatively less aggressive," says Dr Ashu Abhishek of Fortis Hospital, Gurugram

Lung cancer: Signs and symptoms you should know about

August 12, 2020 10:50 am

To defeat lung cancer, it is important to build awareness by knowing the signs and symptoms

University of Dundee's research on destroying cancer-causing K-Ras protein shows promise

July 18, 2020 12:37 pm

In the vast majority of human diseases, amplification or genetic mutations alter the protein function in cells and this is what causes the damage that diseases wreak on the body.

World No Tobacco Day: Why this lockdown is the best time to quit tobacco

May 31, 2020 9:59 am

A public awareness drive and better industrial resolve will help to reduce or even stop the use of tobacco products.

Not just air pollution, sitting in traffic jams could cause lung cancer too; here's how

February 04, 2020 12:18 pm

Considering that the risk of lung cancer increases with a higher exposure level, the association between air pollution and lung cancer has been found to be much stronger.

Lung cancer: Eight signs you need to know

November 18, 2019 10:50 am

If you suffer from any of the symptoms, have a high index of suspicion, then it is best to consult your doctor immediately.

Physical fitness may help cut cancer risk: Study

May 08, 2019 10:20 am

The research, published in the journal Cancer, showed that adults who were the most fit had the lowest risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer.

Inhalable chemotherapy may help treat lung cancer

April 15, 2019 5:27 pm

The research is concerned with dry powder inhalation using chitosan nanoparticles loaded with drugs that can reach the lower respiratory tract and from there diffuse into the bloodstream.

Spicy compound from chili peppers may slow lung cancer spread

April 08, 2019 6:59 pm

The study suggests that the natural compound capsaicin from chili peppers could represent a novel therapy to combat metastasis in lung cancer patients.