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2010-11-05 09:35:00

A special type of CT scan can help detect lung cancer early in smokers, reducing their mortality rates by 20-percent versus chest X-rays.

2010-11-04 18:16:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians of Westside Medical Associates of Los Angeles and Westside Medical Imaging in Beverly Hills, California have announced the results of a pivotal, U.S. government sponsored trial showing that annual screening CT scans save lives.

2010-11-04 18:06:15

A national study of more than 53,000 current and former heavy smokers has demonstrated that helical CT scanning reduced lung cancer deaths by 20 percent compared to using chest X-rays.

2010-11-04 10:59:00

Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those screened with CT than with chest X-ray in a trial conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network and the Lung Screening Study group. PHILADELPHIA, Nov.

2010-06-21 07:00:00

DAYTON, Ohio, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverain Medical® announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for the newest version of the OnGuard(TM) Chest X-ray Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) technology.

2010-05-17 08:38:41

You expect to find leading experts in the fields of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine presenting their research at the annual ATS International Conference—physicians and professors, basic scientists, fellows and post-docs, certainly.

2010-04-28 13:58:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance acknowledges the on-going work by the Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on lung cancer screening research and the need for people who may be at risk for lung cancer to be well informed.

2010-03-25 04:00:00

DAYTON, Ohio, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverain Medical, a leading image enhancement and computer-aided detection company dedicated to providing physicians with tools to assist in image interpretation, announced today that the U.S.

2010-03-23 11:40:15

A new study published in the April issue of Radiology suggests that chest x-rays may play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of H1N1 influenza by predicting which patients are likely to become sicker.

2010-01-21 16:24:52

A large New York medical center reduced the number of CT scans and radiation dose delivered to emergency department patients with suspected pulmonary emboli (PE) by holding collaborative educational seminars for staff and routing patients to CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) or ventilation perfusion (V/Q) scanning based solely on their chest X-ray results.