Lung Cancer Screening

Here are the 70 programs not funded by Gov. Matt Bevin's proposed budget

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:40
*Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program. *Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program. *Madison County Early Intervention Services. More: Bevin's budget draws support for pensions, school funding but 'sobering' cuts unnerving. *Lung Cancer Research within the Council on Postsecondary ...

miR-146b a potential diagnostic biomarker for lung cancer

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:18
Early diagnosis is essential for improving lung cancer patients' survival and there is an urgent need for novel diagnostic biomarkers screening. Accumulating evidence suggests that microRNAs (miRNAs) are key players in the regulation of tumour development and metastasis. Expression of six miRNAs ...

Hartford HealthCare Study: Low-Dose CT Screening Boosts Lung Cancer Survival Rates

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:24
As the No. 1 cancer killer of men and women, lung cancer has long been considered a death sentence. Seventy percent of lung cancer cases are diagnosed in stage 3 or 4, with only a 10 percent survival rate. Traditionally, lung tumors were found with a chest X-ray only after…

Dr. David Samadi Fights Common Cancers Impacting Men Today

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:37
Men are also at high risk of developing penile, testicular, bladder, breast and lung cancer. If you're a ... If you notice that your energy levels are on the decline or you don't feel refreshed no matter how many hours of sleep you get in, checking with your doctor for a cancer screening is important. Even if ...

Researchers Make COPD Genetic Discovery That Could Identify At-Risk Patients Earlier

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:56
This genetic variation could identify patients who have low, but stable, lung function early in life, and those who are particularly at risk for COPD ... These airway tree variations are identifiable on low-dose screening lung CT scans, which are currently indicated clinically for lung cancer screening in older ...

Patient Voices: Lung Cancer

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:37
Jack Weisenbach, a cattle rancher, has survived both colon cancer and, more recently, lung cancer. In 2006, during a routine screening, a small cancerous spot was found on Mr. Weisenbach's lung, which doctors believe was a metastasis of his colon cancer from 2001. Mr. Weisenbach had surgery to ...

Age-appropriate Tips for a Healthier You in 2018

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:52
“Annual ophthalmologic exams are important to screen for diseases like glaucoma and it is very important that an annual skin cancer screening is performed. Regular dentist visits can improve oral, as well as general health, and those with a smoking history should have lung cancer screening performed.

New study offers insights on genetic indicators of COPD risk

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:41
These airway tree variations are identifiable on low-dose screening lung CT scans, which are currently indicated clinically for lung cancer screening in older patients with a history of heavy smoking in the prior 15 years. Before CT scans are used outside of this group for the identification of airway variants ...

Local health events: Jan. 16 through Jan 23

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:07
Lung cancer screening – Low-dose CT scan. Annual screening recommended for adults age 55 to 74 years old who have smoked at least a pack a day for 30 years, current smokers, or you have quit within the last 15 years and are in relatively good health. Covered by Medicare and most insurance ...

Deerfield Continues its Commitment to Advancing Healthcare Through its Publication Activities

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:56
Global perspective on colonoscopy use for colorectal cancer screening: a multi-country survey of practicing colonoscopists. Audibert C, Perlaky A, Glass D. ... Trends in the molecular diagnosis of lung cancer, results from an online marker research survey. Audibert C, Shea MB, Glass DJ, Kozak ML, ...

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Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:16
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Hats off

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:03
Health officials across the state who have put an emphasis on lung cancer screening programs. It makes a lot of sense in a state with such a high reported prevalence of tobacco use. — The 21 seniors from Robert C. Byrd High School who are traveling to Charleston on Tuesday to participate in the “We ...

Cambridge University's Sir Bruce Ponder on the influence our genetic hand of cards has on our ...

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:45
“Finding these genes and understanding how they work together is potentially important because it could identify the group of women at greater risk of breast cancer – and we are working on lung cancer too now,” says Sir Bruce. “You could potentially target screening programmes or prevention to them.

Organizing Faster Care for Urgent Lung Cancer Cases

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:07
Such efforts involve every aspect of lung cancer care, with the cancer center working hardest on the first step in the process: timely screening. In 2015, nearly two-thirds of the 330 patients with lung cancer at Mary Bird Perkins arrived with late-stage disease. The proportion was even higher among ...

Team Draft raises lung cancer funds, awareness

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:37
Former Mayo Clinic patient Linda Wortman's fundraising team won the 2018 Team Draft Lung Cancer Survivor Super Bowl Challenge. ... Midthun directs the lung screening program, which uses low-dose CT scans to check high-risk patients — ages 55-80, usually, who smoke or smoked a pack a day for ...

Olympus PeriView FLEX TBNA Needle Brings New Capabilities to Early Diagnosis of Lung Disease

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:52
In July 2013, The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced new recommendations for lung cancer screening for people at high risk for lung cancer, leading to increases in CT screening. Around the same time, the American College of Chest Physicians changed its lung cancer ...

Haywood Regional Medical Center Deploys Matrix Analytics' LungDirect to Follow Patients at Risk ...

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:30
15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Haywood Regional Medical Center (Clyde, NC) has deployed LungDirect, a first in class pulmonary incidentaloma and lung screening management software. LungDirect is a proprietary and efficient way for providers to manage patients at risk for developing lung cancer.

Screening for early stage lung cancer and its correlation with lung nodule detection

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 05:46
Currently, the most effective way of reducing lung cancer mortality is early diagnosis of lung cancer. The National Lung Screening Trial has proved the efficacy of lung cancer screening using lowdose computed tomography to reduce lung cancer mortality. However, many questions remain surrounding ...

Faster Care for Low-Income Patients: New Lung Cancer Treatment Models Emerge

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 05:52
“We know we have one of the largest at-risk populations in the country with regard to lung cancer, and our efforts have resulted in success in diagnosing early-stage lung cancers with a diagnostic yield similar to that seen in the landmark [National Cancer Institute] National Lung Screening Trial study,” ...

Toward Fewer Cancer Deaths: Tempus and Eric Lefkofsky's Personalized Cancer Data Initiative

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:41
And while a leading cause of cancer death is undoubtedly lung cancer, 45% fewer men from 1990 to 2015 and 19% fewer women from 2002 to 2015 have ... According to Ahmedin Jemal, vice president of surveillance and health service research at ACS and the senior author of the report, screening ...

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