Tag Archives: Lung

WCLC: Merck’s Keytruda dispels ‘urban legend’ with latest lung cancer survival win

Merck’s Keytruda-chemo combo has a history of silencing its critics when it comes to its effectiveness in previously untreated non-small cell lung cancer patients. And it may have just done it again. A pooled analysis from three trials showed that the combo majorly cut patients’ risk of death, even among those whose tumors tested negative… Read More »

CDC, state health officials investigating link between vaping and severe lung disease

States with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation, according to CNN’s survey. Illinois has 10 confirmed cases, while 12 more are under investigation. California is looking into 19 such cases. The New York State Department of Health said Friday it was “actively investigating” 11 cases. Indiana and… Read More »

Lung cancer symptoms: Seven signs your cough could be signalling the deadly condition

Lung cancer symptoms usually don’t show in the early stages, but with this type of cancer being one of the most common and serious types, it’s important to recognise the first signs when they develop. According to the NHS, around 44,500 people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year in the UK. A cough is… Read More »