Latest Lung cancer screening Stories

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.

2005-10-31 13:26:54

By Martha Kerr MONTREAL (Reuters Health) - Canadian investigators reported here Monday that they have identified DNA changes in cells taken from the inside of the cheek that are associated with a risk for stage I lung cancer. Dr.

2005-07-01 15:40:00

The risk of developing cancer as a result of being exposed to X-rays during computed tomography colonography (also known as "virtual colonoscopy" or CT colonography) is considerably less than 1 percent, according to an article published today in the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) journal Gastroenterology. Researchers say the radiation risk can be further reduced by creating optimized protocols for performing this screening test.

2004-11-30 06:00:10

CHICAGO -- Using computerized scans to screen for lung cancer can help save lives and should be part of a regular checkup for people who have a high risk for the disease, a new study says.

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