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  • What is Asthma?

    What is Asthma?

    Wednesday, June 29 2011 7:04 AM EDT2011-06-29 11:04:18 GMT
    Asthma (Az-muh) is a chronic disease that affects your airways. The airways are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways are inflamed (swollen).More >>
  • Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

    Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

    Wednesday, June 29 2011 7:02 AM EDT2011-06-29 11:02:10 GMT
    Non-small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung. There are several types of non-small cell lung cancer. Each type of non-small cell lung cancerMore >>
  • Small-Cell Lung Cancer

    Small-Cell Lung Cancer

    Wednesday, June 29 2011 7:00 AM EDT2011-06-29 12:00:30 GMT
    Small-cell lung cancer differs from non-small-cell lung cancer in the following ways: Small-cell lung cancer grows rapidly. Small-cell lung cancer spreads quickly. Small-cell lung cancer responds wellMore >>
  • Malignant Mesothelioma

    Malignant Mesothelioma

    Wednesday, June 29 2011 6:58 AM EDT2011-06-29 11:58:48 GMT
    Malignant mesothelioma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the pleura (the thin layer of tissue that lines the chest cavity and covers the lungs) or the peritoneum (the thin layerMore >>