Lung cancers are carcinomas that derive from epithelial cells with small-cell lung carcinoma (SCLC), and non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) being the main types. The estimated deaths from lung cancer is 159,480 (87,260 in men and 72,220 among women), accounting for about 27% of all cancer death. Worldwide, there are 2.28 million new cases of lung cancer annually, with 1.59 million deaths, making lung cancer a leading cause of cancer-related mortality and account for an estimate of about 14% of all new cancer. Tobacco use, particularly of smoking, is the main contributor to lung cancer; however, a significant number of non-smoking individuals are reported with lung cancer. Males show higher mortality rate because of increased risk of lung cancer associated with cigarette smoking . Approximately reporting 63,000 new lung cancer cases each year in India. Impediment in early detection and diagnosis of advanced stage is the main reason for high mortality. OMICS group publishes articles involving many subjects like Pharmacy, Life sciences, Engineering, Medical, Management and Clinical. Each of the above mentioned department publishes all the major kinds of articles which include; research, review, mini-review, short communication, case report etc.
Last date updated on July, 2014