Immunotherapy boosts survival outlook for lung cancer patients

According to a report,immunotherapy treatment can help significantly boost survival rates among patients suffering from advanced lung cancer. The report is based on a clinical trial conducted by researchers.The clinical trial found out that almost 25% of patients who had received the immunotherapy drug and who had not previously received chemotherapy were alive after five… Continue reading Immunotherapy boosts survival outlook for lung cancer patients

Incidence of cancer set to rise: Lancet study

According to a study published in The Lancet,the number of patients requiring chemotherapy annually will rise to 15 million by 2040. The report has said that the incidence of cancer (excluding non-melanomatous skin cancers) is projected to rise from 17 million to 26 million between 2018 and 2040.The growth will be seen mostly in low… Continue reading Incidence of cancer set to rise: Lancet study