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.

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 costly tool prescribed in lung cancer diagnosis, according to...
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...
Normal Lungs
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 Lung...
News | September 25, 2014
September 25, 2014 — A new analysis of published studies found that FDG-PET technology is less accurate in diagnosing...
News | September 16, 2014
September 16, 2014 — A large, international analysis of patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
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 during...
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 only...
 Lung 4_normal_CT_w permission of SGC employee
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 cancer with low-dose computed tomography (...
 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 Screening...
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 study developed a new clinical risk calculator software...
Automatic Deformable Alignment Significantly Reduces Radiologist Time to Match Lung Nodule Locations
News | August 28, 2013
August 28, 2013 — Medical software developer Blackford Analysis announced that picture archiving and communications...
New Studies Confirm Bone Suppression, CAD Improves Lung Cancer Detection
News | December 19, 2012
December 19, 2012 — Three studies presented at the 98th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (...
CT Lung cancer detection
News | January 06, 2012
January 6, 2012 – A firm developing a noninvasive test for the early detection of lung cancer and other applications...
 Varian TrueBeam
News | November 23, 2011
November 23, 2011 – The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System became the first medical center in the...