Less frequent screening for lung cancer is equally lifesaving

23 September 2019 0

The ten-year results of the Multicentric Italian Lung Detection (MILD) trial demonstrated that prolonged screening with biennial low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) is safe and effective compared to annual test, leading to a comparable reduction in lung cancer (LC) mortality in subjects with negative baseline LDCT. [more]

Highlights of the 20th World Conference on Lung Cancer

16 September 2019 0

The latest developments in the field of lung cancer were discussed last week in Barcelona (Spain) during the 20th edition of the World Conference on Lung Cancer organized by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). The focus of clinical studies ranged from screening to treatment of advanced disease. [more]

Major changes ahead

Number 87

11 September 2019 0

Last year we asked you to let us know how  you would like to continue reading Cancer World articles. You told us that, while some of you still prefer holding a print copy in your hands, [more]

Obesity and cancer

Number 87

11 September 2019 0

Obesity is overtaking tobacco as the leading preventable cause of cancer. Oncologists have an important role to play in informing patients and directing them towards assistance in making lifestyle changes. Antonio Di Meglio reviews the [more]

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