Gene variant makes head and neck cancer more aggressive

A genetic variant in the MET gene may drive aggressive head and neck, and lung cancers in Asian populations, research finds.

National University of Singapore • futurity
April 8, 2020 ~4 min

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Protein signals if non-small cell lung cancer will spread

A newly identified protein indicates which non-small cell lung cancer is more likely to metastasize.

Carolyn Scofield-Tulane • futurity
March 12, 2020 ~4 min

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This approach could cut lung cancer deaths by 14%

"Smoking cessation interventions at... lung screening could result in many additional lung cancer deaths prevented and considerable life-years gained."

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan • futurity
March 10, 2020 ~4 min

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Yogurt and fiber diet may cut lung cancer risk

There's a link between eating a diet high in fiber and yogurt and lower risk of developing lung cancer for current, past, and never smokers.

Tom Wilemon-Vanderbilt • futurity
Nov. 19, 2019 ~2 min

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Can we spot lung cancer before it starts?

An immune system boost could prevent lung cancer, researchers say.

Sara Rimer-Boston U • futurity
May 8, 2019 ~6 min

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Knowing lung cancer symptoms boosts visits to doctor

People at high risk of lung cancer should learn to identify and monitor these symptoms.

Kathryn Powley-U. Melbourne • futurity
Jan. 29, 2019 ~3 min

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