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Lung Cancer

harder to treat successfully. Primary lung cancer originates in the lungs, while secondary lung cancer starts somewhere else in the body, metastasizes, and reaches the lungs. They are considered different types of cancers and are not treated in the same…

small cell lung cancer

A type of lung cancer strongly associated with cigarette smoking. It spreads early and causes few initial symptoms….

non-small cell lung cancer

One of the two main groups of lung cancers. Includes squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma and large cell carcinoma….

News: Lung cancer cases hitting Indigenous communities hard

rates as non-Indigenous Queenslanders, there would have been around 330 fewer lung cancers diagnosed and around 280 fewer lung cancer deaths. Lung cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Indigenous people, and the leading cause of all cancer deaths….

News: Researchers target protein that helps spread lung cancer, leukaemia and melanoma

Project Grant worth $200,000 for her work targeting the cancer-promoting protein galectin-3. “Galectin-3 is involved in cancers including lung cancer, leukaemia and melanoma. The aim of this research is to design small-molecule inhibitors as lead drugs tackling these cancers,” says…

News: Let’s end the stigma of smoking for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and we’re urging all Queenslanders to help destigmatise lung cancer by raising awareness, fostering empathy, and showing support for those affected. This year alone, around 2150 Queenslanders will be diagnosed with lung cancer and…

News: Dial 13 11 20 today for help with lung cancer

20. More than 2000 Queenslanders are diagnosed with lung cancer every year, and the disease remains the leading cancer-related cause of death among both men and women. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said those affected by lung cancer were…

News: Letter to the Editor: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Dear Editor, November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and we’re urging all Queenslanders to help raise awareness of the disease, reduce their risk and support those affected. Lung cancer affects more than 2200 Queenslanders each year, and sadly, more than…

News: Dial 13 11 20 today for help with lung cancer

20. More than 2000 Queenslanders are diagnosed with lung cancer every year, and the disease remains the leading cancer-related cause of death among both men and women. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said those affected by lung cancer were…