Lung Cancer Screening

Get Healthy Pasadena Announces Speakers Lineup for Saturday Event

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:48
Jonjon V. Macalintal is a Doctor of Nursing Practice affiliated with the Smoking Cessation Program and Lung Cancer Screening Program at City of ...

FDA Approves First Companion Diagnostic Test to Simultaneously Screen for Multiple Non-Small ...

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:00
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S., with ... "For people battling non-small cell lung cancer, time is critical and days ... which enables screening of tumor samples for multiple genetic markers with 10 ...

A New Study Reveals That Half of Canadians Will Be Diagnosed With Cancer in Their Lifetimes

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:48
The leading forms of cancer are prostate, breast, lung, and colorectal. ... screening tests, can go a long way to reducing your risk of getting cancer.” ...

New cancer treatment offerings bring hope during the 26th Annual Celebration of Life

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:26
The final program Reeves highlighted was the creation of a comprehensive low-dose CT scanning lung cancer screening program. The process ...

CT Scan, Screening for Early Lung Cancer Detection

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:58
CT Scan, Screening for Early Lung Cancer Detection ... Cancer Care at Orange Coast Memorial · Lung Cancer Screening at Saddleback Memorial ...

Lawmakers oppose lung cancer screening cuts

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:11
A group of legislators are uniting against a proposed effort to implement reimbursement cuts for hospital lung cancer screens. A congressional ...

A qualitative analysis of smokers' perceptions about lung cancer screening

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:51
In 2013, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) began recommending lung cancer screening for high risk smokers aged 55–80 years using ...

Don't wait for sniffer dogs to screen you for cancer

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 02:22
In 2006, US researchers reported the overall success of a dog's lung cancer screening to be 99 percent. Others, however, doubt the method is reliable ...

To Screen or Not to Screen for Lung Cancer?

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:18
This is an important finding because lung cancer screening using a low-dose CT scan can be a lifesaving test for high-risk patients, but while it offers ...

'Chest scans may spot lung cancer early'

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:17
'Chest scans may spot lung cancer early' ... scans on about 2,000 people with high risk of lung cancer to determine if such screenings can help detect ...

Nazareth Hospital Earns American College of Radiology for Lung Cancer Screening Accreditation

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:55
ACR accreditation recognizes lung cancer screening facilities that have committed to practice safe and effective diagnostic care for patients at the ...

Lung cancer: Thousands of Australians to undergo regular chest scans for early detection

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 04:48
New Delhi: About 2,000 Australians with high risk of lung cancer will undergo regular chest scans to determine if such screenings can help detect the ...

Chest scans may spot lung cancer early

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 03:41
Australian scientists will conduct chest scans on about 2,000 people with high risk of lung cancer to determine if such screenings can help detect the ...

Australia mulls chest scans to detect lung cancer

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 03:07
Results of the trial, being run by the Royal Melbourne Hospital, will inform policy-makers on whether a national screening programme for lung cancer, ...

Australians to use chest scans to detect early lung cancer

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 23:33
Based on the trial results, the Royal Melbourne Hospital would then inform policy-makers on whether a national screening program for lung cancer, ...

Aussie researchers trialling chest scans to detect lung cancer in earliest stages

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 21:18
Results of the trial, being run by the Royal Melbourne Hospital, will inform policy-makers on whether a national screening program for lung cancer, ...

Dozens of House members caution against further cuts to lung screening reimbursement

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:52
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in every ethnic and racial group in the country. Low dose computed tomography (LDTC) screening ...

Maximizing Benefits and Minimizing Harms of Lung Cancer Screening | Cancer Screening ...

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 14:02
A woman in her 50s contacted her physician to request low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) for lung cancer screening (LCS). The patient had a ...

Thousands of high-risk Australians, including smokers, to undergo early detection scans for lung ...

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:56
THOUSANDS of Australians will have chest scans to determine if routine screening of high-risk people could detect lung cancer before it turns deadly.

Feasibility of Implementing Lung Cancer Screening Programs

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 08:33
Lung cancer screening programs have been documented to reduce the mortality associated with lung cancer among high-risk patients, but the ...

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