Lung Imaging

News and new technology innovations concerning how imaging technology for the lungs. This includes computed tomography (CT), X-ray and ultrasound imaging of the lungs to diagnose and monitor treatment for lung cancer, COPD, pulmonary embolism (PE), pneumonia, tuberculosis and COVID-19 can be found on this channel.

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

Image courtesy of Veran Medical

News | January 20, 2015
January 20, 2015 — Veran Medical Technologies announced the completion of a $12 million financing to support the...
Lung cancer, sentinel cells, early detection, Inserm, Paul Hofman
News | January 12, 2015
January 12, 2015 — In a study published in the journal PLOS ONE, a team of researchers from Inserm led by Paul Hofman...
CT systems, Lung Cancer, ClearCT Lung, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

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Technology | January 07, 2015
January 7, 2015 — Less than 30 days after the Sapheneia Scannerside partnership announcement, the two companies...
 Cancer in lung_Siemens_PET_Biograph mCT Flow_Lung
News | January 02, 2015
January 2, 2015 — A clinical trial that combined stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) with a specific...
Lung cancer, CT systems, PACS Accessories, RSNA 2014

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Technology | December 29, 2014
December 29, 2014 — Primordial announced the debut of its application for lung cancer screening program management and...
 Philips_DCAD-Lung-Report
Technology | December 15, 2014
December 15, 2014 — A new lung screening solution from Philips offers healthcare providers a faster and more definitive...
News | December 11, 2014
December 11, 2014 — Analysis of data from an institutional patient registry on stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)...
lung cancer, adenocarcinoma

Lung cancer patients with minimally invasive adenocarcinoma have similar, positive five-year disease-free survival and overall survival rates as patients with adenocarcinoma in-situ.

News | November 24, 2014
November 24, 2014 – Lung cancer patients with minimally invasive adenocarcinoma (MIA) have similar, positive five-year...
CT Systems, National Lung Screening Trial, Lung Cancer, Centers for Medicare

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Feature | November 18, 2014
November 18, 2014 — Dartmouth researchers say lung cancer screening in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) meets a...
CT Lung Screening Appears Cost-effective
News | November 18, 2014
A new statistical analysis of results from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) concludes that performing low-dose...
Lung cancer, ASTRO, CT Screen, National Lung Screening Trial

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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...
 Lung 3D from CT scan_Vital Images
News | November 12, 2014
November 12, 2014 — Patients at high-risk for developing lung cancer are more likely to receive low-dose computed...
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 in the United States, causing more deaths each year than...