Female cancer patient wearing head scarf to cover hair loss while receiving chemotherapy treatment.

Cancer and Hair Loss

By Megan O'Leary |

Men and women report hair loss as one of the side effects of cancer they fear most, which can be difficult to cope with, but many have misconceptions about cancer and hair loss. In this article we explore the subject and provide tips to cope.

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Is Stage 3 Lung Cancer Curable?

By Madeline May |

When lung cancer develops into stage 3, it has begun to spread beyond the original site. Medical professionals refer to this period as an advanced stage of lung cancer. Many people wonder though - is stage 3 lung cancer curable?

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Patient and doctor reviewing xray of small cell carcinoma due to a recent diagnosis.

How is Small Cell Carcinoma Diagnosed?

By Madeline May |

Small cell lung cancer is a specific type of lung cancer that forms within a patient's lungs. Medical professionals utilize several tests and procedures to properly diagnose SCLC. After diagnosing cancer, patients will work with their doctors to determine treatment options and their prognosis.

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Women takes Sotorasib treatment for non-small-cell lung cancer.

Promising New ‘Death Star’ Lung Cancer Treatment Approved in U.K.

By Rachel Ernst |

England’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved the Sororasib treatment for non-small-cell lung cancer. This treatment targets genetic mutation and leads to fewer side effects than typical chemotherapy.

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Patient receiving CT scan to help predict treatment outcome using radiomics.

Radiomics to Boost SCLC Detection

By Rachel Ernst |

Small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) represents a low percentage of lung cancers. However, this type tends to cause damage quicker as it spreads at a faster rate than other cancers. Advancements in radiomics can help detect SCLC more efficiently.

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Stack of money indicating high lung cancer treatment cost

How Much Does Lung Cancer Treatment Cost?

By Rachel Ernst |

The US population is growing and aging at significant rates, according to the CDC’s Cancer Incidence Projections between 2015 and 2050. The public health agency predicts an overall increase in annual cancer cases. The increasing lung cancer treatment cost and rising occurrences could leave people spending more money out-of-pocket.

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Immunotherapy drugs for mesothelioma treatment shared at World Conference on Lung Cancer.

World Conference on Lung Cancer New Treatment Findings

By Rachel Ernst |

The World Conference on Lung Cancer took place virtually on Sept. 8-14. The conference addressed new research findings and potential treatment options as well as welcomed new strategies to build on the success of the recent lung cancer treatment transformation.

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panoramic factory plant in City

Cancer Alley Louisiana and Lung Cancer

By Megan O'Leary |

Located in Southeastern Louisiana, "Cancer Alley" stretches from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. Cancer Alley is known as one of the greatest hotspots for cancer cases in the United States and is home to over 150 chemical plants. Lung Cancer rates are also much higher in Cancer Alley compared to the rest of the region.

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