Latest Lung cancer News

20 years later, fallout from toxic WTC dust cloud grows

Sep. 10, 2021 10:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The dust cloud caught Carl Sadler near the East River, turning his clothes and hair white as he looked for a way out of Manhattan after escaping from his office at the World Trade Center. Gray powder billowed through the open windows and terrace door of...

Kathy Griffin says she is undergoing surgery for lung cancer

Aug. 02, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

Kathy Griffin has revealed that she is undergoing surgery for lung cancer and her doctors are optimistic she “should be up and running around as usual in a month or less.” The comedian took to Instagram and Twitter Monday to say her cancer was caught early and...

Never too late: Cancer centers push patients to quit smoking

Jul. 26, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

When cancer patients stop smoking, they heal faster, experience fewer side effects from treatment and lower their chances of tumors returning. Now, top cancer hospitals are helping patients quit as evidence mounts that it’s never too late. The newest research, reported...