Lung Cancer

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News | November 18, 2014

November 18, 2014 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is supporting the Centers for Medicare and...

ACR Launches Suite of Online Resources for CT Lung Cancer Screening
News | November 17, 2014

November 17, 2014 — American College of Radiology (ACR) resources can help radiology professionals safely and...

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News | November 12, 2014

November 12, 2014 — Patients at high-risk for developing lung cancer are more likely to receive...

MeVis Medical Solutions AG, Lahey Hospital Launch Virtual CT Lung Screening Academy
Technology | November 11, 2014

November 11, 2014 — Lung cancer is the No. 1 cancer killer...

Medical Coalition Pushing CMS to Fully Cover CT Lung Cancer Screening
News | November 07, 2014

November 7, 2014 — Lung Cancer Awareness Month this year is different and may be the most significant in history. By...

Medicare Costs Analysis Indicates Need for Decreasing Use of Biopsies as Diagnosis Tool for Lung Cancer
Feature | November 03, 2014

November 3, 2014 — Biopsies were found to be the most...

MD Anderson Study Early-stage Lung Cancer
News | October 17, 2014

October 17, 2014 — Researchers find removal of entire lobe of lung offers increased survival benefit compared to...

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Feature | October 14, 2014

October 14, 2014 — An editorial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (Woolf et al) this week...

News | September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 — More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the...

News | September 25, 2014

September 25, 2014 — A new analysis of published studies found that FDG-PET technology is less accurate in...

News | September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014 — A large, international analysis of patients with stage IV non-small cell...

Manuka Honey Pain Reduction Radiation-enduced Esophagitis Lung Cancer
Feature | September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 — Patient-reported data indicates that when Manuka honey is prescribed for esophagitis pain...

CT Lung Cancer Screening May Be More Helpful and Effective Than Previously Thought
Feature | September 09, 2014

September 9, 2014 — Two new studies published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR)...

Study Confirms CT Lung Cancer Screening is Cost-Effective: Full Medicare Coverage Should Follow, Says ACR
Feature | September 02, 2014

September 2, 2014 — An actuarial cost-benefit analysis published in the August issue of American Health and Drug...

News | August 01, 2014

August 1, 2014 — Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is...

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News | July 30, 2014

July 30, 2014 — Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only...

Lung Cancer CT Screening American College of Radiology
Feature | June 02, 2014

June 2, 2014 —Data regarding screening of individuals at high risk for...

 Lung 3D from CT scan
Feature | May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014 — An old idea of re-treating lung tumors with radiation is new again, especially with the technological...

American College of Radiology Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center Program
Feature | May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) is accepting applications for its new ACR Lung Cancer...

Terry Fox clinical trial/study CT systems computer-aided detection lung cancer
Feature | October 02, 2013

October 2, 2013 — A Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI)-led...

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