Lung Cancer Decreases as Vaping Increases

Lung Cancer Decreases as Vaping Increases

Lung cancer cases have been decreasing while vaping, which is inhaling nicotine vapor from an e-cigarette or vape pen, has increased. Fifty years ago this month, the Surgeon General announced evidence existed that smoking was linked to lung cancer. The evil cancer villain has been lurking in the shadows, terrorizing the nation as millions of […]

Lung Cancer Death: Not a Man’s Game Anymore

Lung Cancer Death: Not a Man’s Game Anymore

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report on Thursday, Jan. 9, chronicling lung cancer in the United States, still the de facto leader of cancer death. The good news in the report is that the number of people across America being diagnosed with lung cancer is diminishing. However, it also shows […]

Lung Cancer Being Overdiagnosed, Study Says

Lung Cancer Being Overdiagnosed, Study Says

According to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, more than 18 percent of lung cancer cases that are being detected through low-dose computed tomotraphy (LDCT) are actually not clinically significant disease; in fact, this disease is being overdiagnosed, they say. LDCT is a type of cancer screening which is recommended for those who […]