Articles related to Lung Cancer

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Through the Lens of a Lung Cancer Patient Advocate

"I did not know of anyone with cancer and had no knowledge of lung cancer or any treatment I would need," remembers Sandra. Read More


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Trend Shift: Young Women Are Now Getting Lung Cancer More Than Young Men

Lung cancer rates have historically been higher among men than woman, but new research reveals that trend has flipped in younger Americans. Read More


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Large Number of Healthy Adults Not Being Screened for Lung Cancer

Lung cancer screening is free to those who qualify and can save lives, but not a lot of people are taking advantage of it. Read More


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Immunotherapy Key to Unlocking Lung Cancer Survival

A recent study represents another step forward in immunotherapy, which has been making steady gains in recent years. Read More


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E-Cigarettes OK to Quit Smoking

Smokers hoping to crush out their last butt might consider weaning themselves off the habit with temporary help from e-cigarettes. Read More


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Cleaning or Smoking: Which is Worse for Your Lungs?

A new study suggests household chores could be harmful to your health. Read More


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Moffitt’s Top Research Developments of 2017: New Targets for Existing Cancer-Fighting Drugs

The third item on the list of Moffitt research developments for 2017 involves new targets for existing cancer-fighting drugs. Read More


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Moffitt’s Top Research Developments of 2017: Novel Combination Approach to Lung Cancer Wins Moffitt a Stand Up To Cancer Grant

The second one on the list of Moffitt research developments involves a grant to study how immunotherapy can change the way the cancer center is treating lung cancer. Read More


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Behind the Science: Test May Help Lung Cancer Patients Choose Best Treatment

Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. More than 220,000 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer every year. Read More


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Five Things to Know About a Lung Cancer Screening

What is a low-dose CT scan? Who should get a lung cancer screening? Find the answers to these questions are more. Read More


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What to Expect During Your Lung Cancer Screening

You may have many questions about what to expect during a lung cancer screening. Learn more about the comprehensive lung cancer screening program at Moffitt. Read More


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Infographic: When Should You Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Know when to get a lung cancer screening using this infographic. Read More


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Dr. Schabath: Lung Cancer Screening is a 'Life-Saving Tool'

Dr. Matthew Schabath spoke with Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend on WFTS-TV about the importance of lung cancer screenings. Read More


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It’s Air Quality Awareness Month – Learn How to Improve the Air You Breathe Inside Your Home

Should you really be worried about indoor air quality? In a word, yes. Read More


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Couple Says 'I Do' in the ICU at Moffitt Cancer Center

Ena's fiancé, Steven, didn’t know if they were going to see the wedding day they’d been planning for months. He decided then and there he wanted to marry her right away. Read More


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Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

While cancer prevention techniques continue to evolve, all experts agree that cancer risk can be directly influenced by certain lifestyle choices. Read More


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Two-Time Cancer Survivor and Pearl Harbor Survivor Reflects on 75th Anniversary

George Kondas is a hero, an inspiration and a reminder to never give up hope as America remembers the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Read More


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Dawn Shares Her Story

At the age of 36, Dawn was in the best shape of her life. Not only was she an avid runner, but she was a triathlete, so when she began experiencing chest pain and shortness of breath she didn’t know what was wrong. Read More


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Why Do Healthy Nonsmokers Get Lung Cancer?

While the likelihood of a nonsmoker developing lung cancer is much lower than that of a similarly situated smoker, studies show that the number of lung cancer diagnoses in people who have never smoked is steadily on the rise. Read More


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November Is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

The goal of Lung Cancer Awareness Month is to encourage everyone to take a few minutes to review what is known so far about lung cancer, and possibly learn something new. Read More


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Secondhand Smoke and Cancer – The Threat Is Very Real

Some people are surprised to learn that breathing in secondhand smoke from a burning cigarette, cigar or pipe is just as hazardous as smoking itself. Read More


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Pause and Take a Breath on Lung Health Day – October 26

The goal of this observance is to raise awareness about lung disease, the incidence of which is steadily on the rise in the U.S. Read More


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Infographic: What Happens to Your Body When You Quit Smoking

Thinking about kicking the habit but think it’s too late? Quitting at any age can give back years to your life. Read More


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World No Tobacco Day Encourages Everyone to Quit for 24 Hours – or for Good

World No Tobacco Day, which is sponsored by the World Health Organization and observed around the globe, is intended to encourage everyone to abstain from using all forms of tobacco – including smoking, chewing and dipping – for at least 24 hours. Read More


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Bringing Patients the Best Quality Care for Lung and Skin Cancer

At Moffitt, our treatment options give patients the best tactics to beat cancer. Early detection from screenings is key to beating a cancer diagnosis. That is why Moffitt takes the lead in bringing the quality care to patients when they get here. Read More


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Tiffany's Story

Hear Tiffany's journey through lung cancer discovery, treatment and recovery and how every day is a gift for not only Tiffany but for her loving family. Read More