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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.

Graphene biosensor could diagnose lung cancer early

February 04, 2019 9:31 pm

The quest to discover viable new techniques to accurately detect early-stage lung cancer is one of the greatest global health care challenges.

World Cancer Day 2019: Early signs of lung cancer that you shouldn't ignore

February 04, 2019 4:12 pm

World Cancer Day Today: According to experts, lung cancer is curable only if it is detected early. Here are some of the early signs of lung cancer that you shouldn't ignore. 

IIT Bombay develops platform that can detect lung cancer from breath

September 10, 2018 1:12 am

The same platform can also be used to monitor air pollution levels or detect explosives such as TNT (trinitrotoluene).

Severe gum disease linked to lung, colon cancers

January 17, 2018 10:37 pm

Advanced gum disease, also called periodontitis, is caused by bacterial infection that damages the soft tissue and bone that supports the teeth. According to researchers, a sign of severe periodontitis - had an 80 per cent increase in risk of developing colon cancer.

World lung cancer day 2018: Highest risk of suicide seen in men diagnosed with lung cancer

August 01, 2018 10:18 am

World lung cancer day 2018: While the highest risk of suicide was seen in patients with lung cancer, the lowest risk was seen in patients with breast cancer and prostate cancer (20 per cent higher).