Lung Cancer Early Detection

Cancer Mortality in US Continues to Drop, Following Decades-long Trend

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:33
The report shows that prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers account for 42 percent of all cancer cases in men, being the most common causes of cancer ... Researchers estimate that these decreased numbers are related to steady reductions in smoking and advances in early detection and treatment.

Haywood Regional Medical Center deploys Matrix Analytics' LungDirect to follow patients at risk for ...

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:01
Oftentimes a small spot on the lungs is identified when a CT scan is performed for something other than suspicion of lung cancer, creating a complex management challenge for hospital systems. LungDirect alerts providers when a new nodule patient or lung screening patient is newly detected, and ...

Team Draft raises lung cancer funds, awareness

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:37
The tumor was discovered after Wortman, who had experienced shoulder pain and a persistent cough for years, finally received a full physical with a chest X-ray at Mayo. That was in 2008. She knew something was off, but her previous physicians had told her that "never-smokers don't get lung cancer.".

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

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:30
Although lung cancer outcomes continue to improve regardless of stage, the best opportunity for a cure remains early detection." LungDirect, a proprietary deep learning and machine automation software suite created by Matrix Analytics, is focused on increasing distribution in the United States and is ...

Sir Alex Ferguson urges the public to seek advice if a cough has lasted more than 3 weeks

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:46
"If it's found early then there is a lot that can be done to treat lung cancer.” Health Secretary Shona Robison said: "There's lots that can be done to treat lung cancer and as a result of better treatments and increased rates of early detection, more people than ever in Scotland are surviving. "But there's still ...

Prostate cancer is a killer but it hasn't defeated Tom Hulsey

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:15
PSA, or prostate-specific antigen, testing has become controversial. Some studies say it leads to false positives and overtreatment. Hulsey maintains that the test is simple, noninvasive and can raise warming flags for early detection. Hulsey notes that the death rates for people with breast cancer and ...

NewStar Financial, Inc. (NEWS) EPS Estimated At $0.14; EPIGENOMICS AG BERLI (EPGNF ...

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:18
The Company's lead product is Epi proColon, a blood test for the early detection of colorectal cancer, which relies on its proprietary DNA methylation biomarker, Septin9. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also offers Epi proLung, a confirmatory test that aids in the diagnosis of lung cancer.

Coughing since Christmas?

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:26
Statistics show that since the launch of DCE, the percentage of patients diagnosed with the earliest stage of lung cancer (stage 1) in Scotland has ... This means that due to advances in treatments and increased rates of early detection, more people than ever in Scotland are surviving lung cancer.

Sir Alex Ferguson backs latest lung cancer campaign as figures show a 40% increase in detection ...

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:33
Health Secretary Shona Robison said: "There's lots that can be done to treat lung cancer and as a result of better treatments and increased rates of early detection, more people than ever in Scotland are surviving. "But there's still more to be done and we need to get the message out loud and clear that ...

Lab plays key role in cancer detection research

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 06:48
Dr. Cornelia Wilson, Senior Lecturer and Academic Laboratory Manager, says: “With lung cancer, the disease is often not detected early enough. The work we are doing here at Discovery Park seeks to address that. “Nanotechnology is a really big area of medicine with target nanoparticles manufactured ...

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, the American Lung Association and the ...

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:33
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) is one of the largest philanthropies (patient-founded, patient-focused, and patient-driven) devoted exclusively to eradicating Lung Cancer through research, early detection, education, and treatment. The Foundation's goal is to work with a diverse ...

Liquid Biopsy Market to Surpass US$ 8.1 Billion Threshold by 2025 Globally

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:07
Advantages offered by liquid biopsy over conventional tissue biopsies such as early detection, and avoidance of biases in results due to cancer ... Exosome Diagnostics published a study showing superior performance of ExoLution Plus Liquid Biopsy platform in lung cancer, in December 2017. Qiagen ...

University laboratory at Discovery Park, Sandwich, Kent is playing key role in early cancer ...

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:22
Research into the potential use of microscopic nanoparticles called exosomes in the early detection of cancer has put research taking place at Discovery ... Dr. Cornelia Wilson, Senior Lecturer and Academic Laboratory Manager, said: “With lung cancer, the disease is often not detected early enough.

Cancer deaths continue a steep decline

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:03
"We're making progress in reducing death rates from cancer because of improvements in treatment and early detection," said senior author Ahmedin Jemal, a vice president of the American Cancer Society. "But prevention is the low-hanging fruit. We still have 40 million adult smokers in the U.S., which ...

Late-Stage Diagnosis Of Cervical Cancer Rate Decreases To 14.8 Percent In Abu Dhabi

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:56
The department also stressed the importance of taking the vaccination and conducting early detection tests, which can be booked online through many ... The month of October is dedicated to breast cancer awareness, November to lung cancer awareness, January to cervical cancer awareness and ...

Does leading a healthy lifestyle really prevent cancer?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:19
If you understand cancer prevention as taking measures to reduce the risk of developing cancer, then yes, leading a healthy lifestyle will prevent cancer. But not 100%. It's always a matter of risk reduction. If you have genetic factors, you may not avoid cancer. Sometimes people just get unlucky: the ...

Take 2: BARD1 gets its research right, investors like what they see

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:26
The study tested its ovarian cancer detection technology and algorithm on 400 blood samples, and the company said they had high rates of accuracy. The company's ... In early last year, the same technology was used in a lung cancer study by Meso Scale Diagnostics but the results were disappointing.

Does Leading A Healthy Lifestyle Really Prevent Cancer?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:37
If you understand cancer prevention as taking measures to reduce the risk of developing cancer, then yes, leading a healthy lifestyle will prevent ... But a healthy lifestyle is part of an overall strategy of cancer prevention, that should include screening as recommended by your doctor, for early detection.

US Cancer Mortality Rates Continue to Drop, According to New Report

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:18
There was a 1.7% drop in cancer death rates in the US in 2015, in line with the 26% decline over the past 2 decades, according to a new report from the ... and advances in early detection and treatment, reflected in considerable decreases for the 4 major cancers (lung, breast, prostate, and colorectum),” ...

'If I hadn't gone to the GP I'd be dead' - lung cancer survivor Tony Walsh

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 21:26
Late detection reduces survival rates, so we need to start listening to our lungs in order to spot the early signs ... Dr Ann Marie Baird of Lung Cancer Europe - an advocacy group working for improvements in lung cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and care - says while the statistics are stark, ...

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