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To scan or not to scan: research shows how to personalize lung cancer screening decisions

Lung CA seen on CXR. Credit: James Heilman, MD/Wikipedia For smokers and former smokers, the threat of lung cancer always lurks in the shadows. To flush it out of the darkness, some decide to get thei... read more

Why is lung cancer still about blame?

She cares. “I was talking to my doctor and he was telling me about how woefully ignored it is. Research is very underfunded, even though lung cancer kills more people than all other cancers combined. ... read more

Stigma of lung cancer stymies research funds

Yet little, if any, of the revenue generated under these bills would actually go toward lung cancer research for early detection and ... Yet lung cancer remains the most under-funded and under-researc... read more

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Where Do the Millions of Cancer Research Dollars Go Every Year?

On how ineffective the research has been for end results: "It’s true there have been small declines in some common cancers since the early 1990s, including male lung cancer and colon and rectal cancer ... read more


The stigma of lung cancer

Many view lung cancer as something that an individual brought upon themselves through their own behavior and choices. The American Lung Association's opinion research revealed that approximately 10 pe... read more

Lung cancer research underfunded compared to societal impact, Cancer Australia report shows

Australia's first review into cancer research funding has shown work to battle lung cancer is underfunded compared to the damage it causes to society. The review by Cancer Australia showed that betwee... read more

Lung Cancer Research Foundation Awards $1.6 Million in Research Grants

yet it is also the most underfunded cancer," said Nancy M. Sanford, Executive Director, LCRF. "We are proud to be the largest charity dedicated to funding lung cancer research and are confident that L... read more

Does anyone deserve to die of lung cancer?

How about the alliance's suggestion that lung cancer research is underfunded because people with the disease are not perceived as being worthy of precious research dollars? Perhaps. History has shown ... read more

Don’t Smoke? You Could Still Get Lung Cancer

“Unfortunately, we’re not getting much support from insurers to pay for them,” he says. Lung cancer research needs financial support, Dr. Pennell says. Advocating for support for lung cancer research ... read more

Mining ASCO 2018's Gold, Part 13: Breathe Deep, This Is The Final Chapter

The Hoosier Cancer Research Network asks how well pembro can do in stage III NSCLC Abstract 8500 - Phase II trial of concurrent chemoradiation with consolidation pembrolizumab in patients with unresec... read more

Lung cancer stigma cuts research funds

“Lung cancer is under-funded, and a major reason is the idea that it’s all ... “This stigma has influenced both advocacy and research dollars.” In fact, most smokers who develop lung cancer these days ... read more



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