Lung Cancer in the News

The articles featured below include news about, or mention of, lung cancer, including lung cancer research. There is information about lung cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, survival rates and research into various aspects of lung cancer. This is page 2 of 3.

Oncology is the medical specialty concerned with the study and practice of treating tumours including cancers. See also oncology books, books about lung cancer and books about lung diseases.

Protect children from the allure of smoking, say doctors

A news report has warned that children who smoke face years of tobacco addiction that can lead to life-threatening diseases and premature death.

23 Jun '09 | Smoking | Scotland

First gene-based test to predict individual lung cancer risk

A gene-based test is now available to identify those at highest risk of developing lung cancer. This test is the first in the world to provide a personalised estimate of lung cancer risk by combini...

09 Jun '09 | Lung Cancer | New Zealand

Face the Facts highlights tragedy of tobacco deaths

Oncologist David Hamilton says it’s a tragedy that 5000 New Zealanders die each year because of tobacco use. He hopes that the Face the Facts campaign will bring home to people the stark reality of...

06 Apr '09 | Smoking | New Zealand

Help us achieve a smoke free Scotland for our children

BMA Scotland is marking National No Smoking Day (11 March) by calling on smokers to quit the habit and help to ensure a smoke-free Scotland for future generations. Smoking kills over 13,000 people ...

11 Mar '09 | Scotland

'Incurable' cancers receive more investment in Cancer Research UK's £1.5 billion science strategy

Cancer Research UK has launched an ambitious five-year plan which will see the charity spend around £300 million a year on core areas of science to reduce cancer deaths - including greater investm...

28 Nov '08 | Cancer Research | UK

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