Content Tagged As lung_cancer

2 years 6 months ago

Mourners say good-bye to Paterno

A capacity crowd of more than 12,000 is expected to pack a Penn State arena for one more tribute to Joe Paterno, the Hall of Fame football coach who died Sunday at age 85 from lung cancer. The event called "A Memorial for Joe" will cap three days of public...

4 years 1 month ago

Preventing cancer with vitamins

A new study suggests vitamin B6 could play a large role in preventing lung cancer. A European study of nearly 400,000 adults found having above average blood levels of vitamin B6 and an amino acid called methionine, reduced the risk for lung cancer by 50 percent -- even among...

4 years 3 months ago

Lung scans can lead to high false alarms

A new study suggests that checking smokers for cancer with lung scans can lead to a lot of false alarms and unneeded follow-up tests. Government researchers say anyone considering screening with a CT scan or X-rays should take into account the high risk of false alarms. If there's something...

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