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2011-02-25 12:24:25

PSA screening has declined in one large U.S. healthcare network since publication of two large screening trials and a set of guidelines.

2010-11-24 09:22:00

In Wake of Positive Development Regarding Lung Cancer Screening WASHINGTON, Nov.

2010-11-10 11:55:23

New research shows a gene-based test for lung cancer risk can help identify which smokers are most likely to benefit from CT screening for lung cancer.

2010-11-09 10:17:00

New National Cancer Institute Study Demonstrates Life-Saving Opportunities PITTSBURGH, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today issued an urgent call for a strategy meeting about occupational lung cancer medical screening.

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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 13:01:00

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Lung Cancer Partnership heralded the results of the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), released today by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), sponsor of the trial.


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