Lung Cancer

News and new technology innovations concerning how imaging technology can help diagnose and treat lung cancer can be found on this channel.

News | April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015 — HealthMyne Inc. received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National...
A 3-D, axial, sagittal and coronal view of the treated areahighlighted in pink, as well as radiation dose shown in multicoloredisodose lines.

2-View: A 3-D, axial, sagittal and coronal view of the treated areahighlighted in pink, as well as radiation dose shown in multicoloredisodose lines.

Case Study | April 09, 2015
Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, Tennessee, purchased a CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System in December 2010...
lung cancer screening, low dose CT, recall rates, LUSI, IASLC
News | April 02, 2015
April 2, 2015 — The German Lung Cancer Screening Intervention Trial (LUSI) shows the early repeat scan rate for...
LUNG
Feature | March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015 — The ECRI Institute’s Health Technology Assessment service released a new report examining the possible...
CMS, ACR, Lung Cancer Screening Registry, CT systems
Feature | March 09, 2015
March 9, 2015 — Providers can now meet Medicare quality reporting requirements to receive payment for computed...
Feature | March 03, 2015 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final national coverage determination,...
smoking, lung cancer, CT screening, guidelines
Feature | February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015 — A decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection...
PET/CT, lung cancer, follow-up, tumor tracking, nuclear imaging, trial
News | February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 — New research from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine reveals a high value for scans which could lead...
CT systems, computed tomography, lung cancer, study, screening, Europe
News | February 17, 2015
February 17, 2015 — Results of the NELSON lung cancer screening trial using low dose computed tomography (LDCT) can be...
lung cancer, Lung-RADS, ACR, guidelines, study, CT, computed tomography
Feature | February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 — A set of guidelines developed to help standardized lung cancer screening would have generated...
Sanovas, lung cancer screening, peripheral tumors, PDT, Medicare
Feature | February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 — Sanovas Inc. announced that one of its clinical advisers is warning that the United States...
Ct systems, lung cancer, radiation therapy, CMS, ASTRO

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News | February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) commends the February 5, 2015, decision by the...
Lung cancer

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News | February 06, 2015
February 6, 2015 — Many patients whose lung cancer is diagnosed as an emergency in hospital reported difficulties in...
CMS Issues Final National Coverage Determination on Screening for Lung Cancer with LDCT
News | February 06, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined that the evidence is sufficient to add a lung...
Feature | January 30, 2015 | Greg Freiherr
The sale and use of CT scanners could ramp up this year, thanks at least in part to lung cancer screening. Low-dose...
cancer, lung, breast, EU, European Union, death rates, 2015
News | January 28, 2015
January 28, 2015 — Death rates from lung cancer will exceed those for breast cancer for the first time among European...
Gensignia, lung cancer, LDCT, microRNA, ASCO

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News | January 26, 2015
January 26, 2015 — Research by Gensignia’s scientific co-founders has been recognized in Clinical Cancer Advances 2015...
Non-small cell lung cancer, NSCLC, post-operative radiation therapy, PORT
News | January 22, 2015
January 22, 2015 — Patients who received post-operative radiation therapy (PORT) lived an average of four months longer...
Clinical Trial/Study, Lung Cancer, Inserm, PLOS ONE

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News | January 21, 2015
January 21, 2015 — A team of researchers from Inserm led by Paul Hofman made a significant advance in the area of early...
Lung cancer, Biopsy System, Thoracic Navigation System

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News | January 20, 2015
January 20, 2015 — Veran Medical Technologies announced the completion of a $12 million financing to support the...