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Milford chiropractor group in participate in Fight for Air Stair Climb

Active Health, a Milford based chiropractic group, has formed a team to support the American Lung Association at their fourth annual Fight for Air Stair Climb in New Haven.  This “vertical road

Veterans Screening Week in Stamford

Stamford Hospital is joining with Lung Cancer Alliance, the Vietnam Veterans of America, American Veterans and Military Officers Association of America to participate in the third annual Veterans
Left to right, Heather Paul, 18, Stefanie Johnson, 18 and Shannon Colby, 17, all Danbury High School students working on an anti-smoking campaign. A study named Connecticut the 13th best state for fighting lung cancer costs, partly because of its anti-smoking efforts.

Study: Connecticut 13th best in fighting lung cancer costs

Connecticut is the 13th best state when it comes to fighting the high cost of lung cancer, according to a study from the personal finance social network WalletHub.  November is Lung Cancer Awareness

Yale: Conventional surgery better for some lung cancer patients

Patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer who are otherwise healthy fare better over time if they undergo conventional surgery versus less-invasive radiosurgery to remove their cancer,
Mexico Drink the Water

Can arsenic in drinking water cause lung cancer?

Mice exposed to low doses of arsenic in drinking water, similar to what some people might consume, developed lung cancer, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have found. According to a

Lung cancer screening at Yale-New Haven

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven and Yale Cancer Center will host a free lung cancer screening from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 12.  The free screening will be held at Smilow Cancer

CVS to raise funds for lung cancer prevention

CVS/pharmacy has announced an in-store fundraising campaign to help fight the lung cancer. Funds raised through the campaign will benefit LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a
Lung-MAP trial arms for treatment

Yale participating in national lung cancer trial

Yale Cancer Center was among the first 19 sites on Monday that launched a multi-center clinical trial for patients with advanced squamous cell lung cancer that progressed after initial treatment. The

Lung Association: Fairfield County one of most polluted

  Fairfield County has the worst ozone pollution in the state, and Bridgeport is part of one of the most polluted metro areas in the country. Those not-so-fun facts come from the American Lung

FDA approves new lung cancer drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Zykadia (ceritinib) for patients with a certain type of late-stage non-small cell lung cancer. According to a release from