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2010-06-08 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA), the only national non-profit dedicated to providing support and advocacy for those living with or at risk for lung cancer, announced today the launching of the first open access website for CT scans and clinical data donated by patients, called Give a Scan, that will increase and accelerate research for lung cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment and drug development.

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.

2010-03-16 13:22:47

Although there have been achievements in the battle against cancer, including a decrease in the rate of death and new diagnoses, cancer remains one of the leading causes of death in the US, with a need for continued improvement in the areas of prevention, detection and treatment.

2010-01-22 12:58:01

Research: Influence of smoking cessation after diagnosis of early stage lung cancer on prognosis: Systematic review of observational studies with meta-analysis.

2009-12-03 14:48:24

Assurance of a cancer-free status did not prompt people participating in a long-term computerized tomography (CT) lung-cancer screening program to pick up their cigarettes again.

2009-10-23 11:44:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biomoda, Inc.

2009-06-30 15:26:00

Renews Call for National Strategy to Better Address the Disease WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) released its updated 2009 Facts About Lung Cancer illustrating again the devastating toll caused by lung cancer.

2009-05-11 08:27:17

People who live in urban areas are more likely to develop late-stage cancer than those who live in suburban and rural areas.


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