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2011-07-12 00:00:56

One-thousand patient audit demonstrates results consistency for simple blood test that aids physicians in early detection of lung cancer, including characterization of indeterminate pulmonary nodules De Soto, KS (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Oncimmune® LLC, maker of EarlyCDTâ„¢-Lung, a simple blood test that aids physicians in the risk assessment and early detection of lung cancer, today announces that an abstract (P4.013) “EarlyCDT-Lung test: audit of 1,000 patients in clinical...

2011-07-06 08:56:00

"NOW LET'S START SAVING LIVES" SAYS LCA WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised the position paper on CT screening issued by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) today at its biennial conference in Amsterdam. Laurie Fenton-Ambrose, LCA President & CEO said the IASLC's consensus statement signals "a new beginning." "The question is no longer does CT screening work, but how do we bring this benefit to those at...

2011-07-05 07:14:00

AMSTERDAM, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oncimmune® LLC, maker of EarlyCDT(TM)-Lung, a simple blood test that aids physicians in the risk assessment and early detection of lung cancer, today announces that an abstract (P4.013) "EarlyCDT-Lung test: audit of 1,000 patients in clinical practice" supports the previously published validation studies on EarlyCDT-Lung with sensitivity for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) at least as high as in the validation studies, including early stage disease.

2011-07-05 06:59:16

A new study reveals current or heavy smokers who were screened with low-dose spiral computed tomography (CT) scanning had a 20-percent reduced risk of death from lung cancer when compared to patients who were screened via chest X-ray.

2011-07-04 12:59:42

VisionGate, Inc., a company developing a revolutionary non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer, today announced that it will present data showing how adjunctive use of its LuCEDâ„¢ test can improve the utility of low dose x-ray computed tomography (CT) screening for the early detection of lung cancer in high risk individuals.

2011-07-04 00:30:00

AMSTERDAM and PHOENIX, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionGate, Inc., a company developing a revolutionary non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer, today announced that it will present data showing how adjunctive use of its LuCED(TM) test can improve the utility of low dose x-ray computed tomography (CT) screening for the early detection of lung cancer in high risk individuals.

2011-06-30 17:35:13

The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) is the first scientific study that provides clear evidence that CT screening significantly reduces the death rate due to lung cancer.

2011-06-30 17:27:21

The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) today welcomed the publication of positive results of the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST).

2011-06-30 17:15:05

Current and former heavy smokers can now be screened more effectively for lung cancer.

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2011-06-30 14:22:50

Scientists have found a 20 percent reduction in deaths from lung cancer among current or former heavy smokers who were screened with low-dose helical computer tomography (CT) versus those screened by chest X-ray.


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