Lung Cancer

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The American Lung Association created LUNG FORCE, a national movement to defeat lung cancer
News | Lung Cancer | August 02, 2017

To raise public awareness of lung cancer — the leading cancer killer of men and women — the American Lung...

Fujitsu Develops AI-Based Technology to Retrieve Similar Disease Cases in CT Inspections

Newly developed technology to retrieve similar cases. Image courtesy of Fujitsu.

News | Artificial Intelligence | June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017 — Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced development of a technology to retrieve similar disease cases...

ASTRO Issues Guideline for Stereotactic Radiation Use in Early-Stage Lung Cancer
Feature | Lung Cancer | June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently issued a new clinical guideline for the...

ClearRead CT Nearing 50 Installations Milestone
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 — Riverain Technologies announced that it is now processing data from nearly 50...

Third Annual Data Science Bowl Winners Advance Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening
News | Lung Cancer | May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017 — Management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton and data science company Kaggle recently announced the...

A low-dose lung CT scan can be used to help detect mesothelioma.

An example of a low-dose CT scan of the lungs, showing lung cancer. Image courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Lung Cancer | May 05, 2017 | Alison Grimes

The term mesothelioma was coined in 1909, just a few years after the introduction of medical X-ray imaging. The term...

Men Need More Frequent Lung Cancer Screening Than Women
News | Lung Cancer | May 02, 2017

May 2, 2017 — Men need more frequent lung...

FDG-PET, cell mutations, lung cancer patients, non-small cell lung cancer, NSCLC, Journal of Nuclear Medicine study

From left to right are patients with EGFR mutation, KRAS mutation, and EGFR– and KRAS– tumors, respectively. Stage I and III tumors are shown in the top and bottom rows, respectively. Arrows indicate the locations of the lung tumors. Credit: Stephen S.F. Yip, Ph.D., and Hugo Aerts, Ph.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston; John Kim, M.D., University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich.

News | PET Imaging | April 05, 2017

April 5, 2017 — Researchers have used ...

lung cancer recurrence, biomarker blood test, CT scans, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, clinical study
News | Lung Cancer | March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017 — Results from a prospective clinical trial showed a blood test looking at specific biomarkers was...

proton therapy, recurrent lung cancer, clinical study, IMPT, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium
News | Proton Therapy | March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 — A new study offers hope for patients with recurrent...

moblie lung CT unit, first in the U.S., Carolinas, Levine Cancer Institute, Samsung NeuroLogica, BodyTom CT scanner
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Samsung NeuroLogica announced that its portable...

lung cancer, radiation therapy, immune checkpoint inhibitors, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, clinical study
News | Lung Cancer | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — An emerging approach for cancer treatment seeks to combine...

SBRT, stereotactic body radiation therapy, early-stage lung cancer, patients 80 and older, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, study
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — Patients in their 80s and 90s who have early-stage...

lung cancer screening, patient education, low dose computed tomography, LDCT scan, Chest journal study, counseling, shared decision-making
News | Lung Cancer | March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 — A new study in the journal...

EGFR mutant lung cancer, brain metastases, order of treatment, radiation therapy, EGFR-directed drugs, Journal of Clinical Oncology study
News | Lung Cancer | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — A study published in the...

News | Artificial Intelligence | January 16, 2017

January 16, 2017 — Management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton  and data analytics company Kaggle recently...