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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.

2009-04-09 09:03:28

We all know colorectal cancer screening saves lives. According to current recommendations, however, there’s a limit to the good these tests can do.

2008-09-26 09:00:40

Israel-based laboratory equipment developer BioView has reported positive results of its internal clinical trial of the non-invasive diagnostic test under development for early detection of lung cancer.

2008-09-24 09:00:48

REHOVOT, Israel, September 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioView Ltd, from Rehovot, Israel, reported today results of its internal clinical trial of the non-invasive diagnostic test under development for early detection of lung cancer.

2008-07-30 15:01:17

A population-based breast cancer screening program in Norway compared physician- and self-referrals in Vermont in detecting cancer, researchers said.

2006-07-14 16:42:43

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A blood test that looks for the body's own immune response to tumors may provide an easy way to find lung cancer in patients long before an X-ray or CT scan could, U.S. researchers reported on Friday.

2006-03-16 08:28:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A test that finds damaged genes in the lungs of people considered at high risk of lung cancer might be able to predict who actually develops the deadly disease, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday.

2006-01-10 17:55:32

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In people at high risk for lung cancer, low-dose CT scanning of the chest may detect early lung cancer, researchers report.

2005-12-20 16:48:30

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening chest x-ray detects a substantial number of lung cancers at an early potentially curable stage, according to initial findings from the largest US study of the efficacy of screening for lung cancer in men and women.


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