Latest Lung cancer screening Stories

2012-04-02 11:06:55

A new study led by researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine indicates that CT scans are more effective than traditional lung cancer detection methods at identifying aggressive lung cancers in their most treatable stages. The data, published online March 27 in the journal Radiology, demonstrate that lung cancers found through annual CT screening are similar to those found in routine practice, both in terms of tumor growth rates and cell-type distribution. In fact, the report showed that...

2012-02-01 07:10:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Lung cancer kills more then 150,000 Americans and 1.4 million people worldwide every year. More people die from lung cancer each year then those with breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. An international team led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has shown how a new test may be able to predict the likelihood of death from early-stage lung cancer more accurately than traditional methods. Researchers hope that this may...

2011-12-15 17:25:09

Findings published in Dec. 15 issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) has taken a proactive role in advancing discussions with the international lung cancer community on how we should take lung cancer screening forward. The IASLC released an initial statement to the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) at the World Lung Cancer Conference in Amsterdam this April and also hosted a CT screening workshop with over 75...

2011-11-21 23:20:43

Since the National Cancer Institute developed the first guidelines on mammography screening over thirty years ago, advocacy and professional groups have developed guidelines focused on who should be screened, instead of communicating clearly the risks and benefits of screening, according to a commentary by Michael Edward Stefanek, Ph.D., the associate vice president of collaborative research in the office of the vice president at Indiana University, published online Nov. 21 in the Journal of...

2011-11-07 08:00:00

Oncimmune (USA) LLC recognizes Lung Cancer Awareness Month through a unique public awareness campaign. Oncimmune will feature 30 lung cancer stories from survivors and loved ones impacted by lung cancer on the HelloHaveYouHeard.com blog. De Soto, KS (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Oncimmune (USA) LLC, maker of EarlyCDT®-Lung, a simple blood test that aids physicians in the early detection of lung cancer, is promoting Lung Cancer Awareness Month (LCAM) through an educational blog series. The...

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