Latest Lung cancer screening Stories
An independent panel of American health experts has issued a report, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, that recommends people between the ages of 55 and 80 years old who are at high risk for lung cancer should have an annual low-dose CT scan to detect any evidence of the disease.
Full Coverage and Reimbursement for CT Screening Next Priority WASHINGTON, Dec.
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Data from the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST)—conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network and National Cancer Institute Lung Screening Study—provided researchers the opportunity to investigate the probability that a cancer detected with screening low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) would not have progressed to become life threatening.
18 percent of lung cancers detected by low-dose CT are indolent according to ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group study. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013
To be published online Monday, Dec. 2, a special issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology addresses imaging-based screening and radiology's increasing role in preventive medicine.
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