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2014-07-18 23:07:57

Peace of Mind (POM) have listed their affordable CT Scans for early detection of lung cancer on crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, to raise $250,000 to allow the setting up of its first CT scan facility which will offer CT scans for only $295. Donations are received in return for pre-ordering future CT scans at a significantly discounted price to ensure out of the 1 in 13 that get lung cancer they are not part of the 75% of people who die because they were not diagnosed early enough. San...

2014-06-16 18:08:50

IASLC Examination and review of several studies that evaluated patient-centered outcomes for individuals undergoing low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for lung cancer found that screening does not appear to significantly influence overall health-related quality of life or result in long-term changes in anxiety or distress, but that positive results in the short-term, do increase distress levels. The National Lung Cancer Screening Trial showed that three annual LDCT screens,...

2014-06-02 22:51:56

University of Colorado Denver Volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath show presence and stage of lung cancer Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) show that a test of organic compounds in exhaled breath can not only distinguish patients with lung cancer from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but can also define the stage of any cancer present....

2014-05-31 23:03:00

Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 show that a test of organic compounds in exhaled breath can not only distinguish patients with lung cancer from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but can also define the stage of any cancer present. Chicago (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Society for...

2014-05-02 16:24:22

Medicare Committee Decision Leaves Medicare-Reliant At Risk WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation President Andrea Ferris today commented on the Medicare panel decision against funding for CT scans. Ms. Ferris said, "LUNGevity Foundation is disappointed in the Medicare Evidence & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) decision against covering annual CT scans to detect lung cancer in a high risk population. The results of the National Lung Cancer Screening...

2014-03-13 12:28:59

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a joint response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) National Coverage and Analysis Group, the Lung Cancer Alliance, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American College of Radiology (ACR) and 38 other medical organizations called on CMS to quickly provide national Medicare coverage of low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for patients at high risk for lung cancer. In Dec. 2013, the United States...

2014-03-07 12:26:01

Arizona radiology group raises awareness of potentially lifesaving program SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottsdale Medical Imaging (SMIL) has launched a new website, www.checkmylungs.com, in support of a groundbreaking lung cancer screening program and to raise awareness of the importance of early detection. The new Check My Lungs website is designed and programmed to be a unique lung cancer screening resource for patients and physicians. This innovative site...

2014-01-13 16:26:15

GENSIGNIA plans to introduce minimally invasive diagnostic test which is urgently needed to improve the diagnostic performance of high resolution imaging for lung cancer detection LONDON, MILAN, and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENSIGNIA Ltd, a London-based, privately held molecular diagnostics company with laboratory operations in San Diego, CA, and Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori (INT), Milan, a National Cancer Research Center in Italy, announced...

2014-01-09 16:24:05

Lung Cancer Alliance Along with Screening Centers Urge Focus on Lung Cancer Screening to Achieve Goal WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) joins other leaders in the public health community in commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the first Surgeon General's report on smoking and health. In addition to calling for a renewed focus to end tobacco related deaths, LCA is also advocating for responsible and equitable deployment of United...

2014-01-08 08:29:00

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Screening for those at High Risk of Lung Cancer ST. LOUIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies, the electromagnetic navigation experts, announces its plan to support hospital efforts in building the infrastructure necessary to handle the flood of new patients who will be covered by insurance for lung cancer screening. On December 30, 2013, The U.S. Preventive Task Force (USPSTF) issued its final recommendation...


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