The World Health Organization has just released the latest worldwide statistics of the global burden of cancer. Here are five takeaways from WHO's top expert on cancer.
A new survey finds more people are surviving lung cancer and racial disparities are shrinking. But unless it's caught early, lung cancer still has a low survival rate.
New guidelines say more current and former smokers should get screened on a yearly basis. New treatments for lung cancer make early detection of the lethal disease more important.
Technically, the only Tennesseans currently eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine are health care workers, long-term care residents, and people 75 and older. But don't expect strict enforcement.
When Lauren Jenkins learned a coworker had tested positive for the coronavirus, she did what once would've seemed unthinkable — separating from her two young boys and a husband with stage IV cancer.
"This has happened, and my intention is to come here every day I can," the conservative talk show host told his listeners on Monday. He said the diagnosis was confirmed by two medical institutions.
The U.S. cancer death rate dropped more than 2% between 2016 and 2017, the biggest single-year drop ever, according to the American Cancer Society. Better treatment for lung cancer is a factor.
It will now be easier for the government to inspect shops where workers might get exposed to lung-damaging silica dust. But it's unclear how much it will affect countertop workers.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the opinion and announced it on just her second day back at court after surgery for lung cancer late last year.
In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own.