Steroids can reduce lung cancer risk in COPD patients
New UBC analysis shows steroid inhalers may also reduce patients’ risk of lung cancer by as much as 30 per cent.
May 28, 2019
Breakthrough discovery will change treatment for COPD patients
Permanent lung damage caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) starts much earlier than previously thought, even before patients are showing symptoms.
Jul 10, 2018
COPD epidemic could overwhelm healthcare systems within two decades: UBC study
Health authorities should brace themselves for an epidemic of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) over the next two decades, despite a decline in smoking rates, according to a new study from UBC.
Sep 19, 2016