A Cleveland Clinic-led study shows that a specific type of diabetes drug can decrease, by up to 32 percent, the risk of cancer in female patients with type 2 diabetes.
Are you or a loved one coping with cancer? Find support, as well as information about treatments, research and prevention from our Taussig Cancer Institute.
When cancer becomes a part of your life, holiday spirit can be hard to come by. Clinical Nurse Specialist Josette Snyder offers strategies that may help.
A large number of patients diagnosed with earlier stage lung cancer can be cured by a lobectomy to remove a large section of lung. However, it is a major surgery that does affect the body. Here’s what to look for.
New drugs for advanced melanoma are offering hope to patients whose options were once very limited. As more young women are diagnosed with melanoma, these treatments offer them hope.
People diagnosed with lung cancer who find out they need a lobectomy to remove a large section of lung may often feel some trepidation. However, the procedure is higher-tech than ever, and the body is quick to adapt.
Lobectomy, or surgery to remove earlier stage lung cancers, has come a long way with newer, less invasive surgical techniques. Robotic surgery and other advances mean less pain, fewer complications and shorter hospital stays.
While the diagnosis of stage 3 or 4 lung cancer can be scary, there is hope for patients with advanced disease. Treatment of these stages of cancer generally is not surgical and relies instead on chemotherapy and radiation.
Forget “one size fits all” cancer treatment. A new study of tumor genomics will help current and future patients get tailored treatment based on their individual needs.
Knowing how stage 1 and 2 lung cancer are defined is key to learning more about treatment options and prognosis. Today’s treatments are better than ever, and up to 80 to 85 percent of stage 1 cancers can be cured.
Lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, often starts as a spot in the upper part of the lungs. Thoracic surgeon Dr. Sudish Murthy explains the physiology and common treatments.