Lung Cancer Screening

the Pan-Canadian Early Detection of Lung Cancer [PanCan] study

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Tammemagi MC, et al. - The Pan-Canadian Early Detection of Lung Cancer (PanCan) study was planned to determine the efficacy of a risk prediction ...

Researcher urges Alberta to fund lung cancer screening

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:48
The province should fund a type of lung cancer screening that's proven more effective than other kinds of tests for the disease, a University of Calgary ...

Lung cancer screening program needed in Alberta: University of Calgary professor

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:07
He led a clinical trial at the U of C as part of a recently-published PanCanadian study researching the effectiveness of a lung cancer screening risk ...

Centra Health offers lung cancer screenings in hopes to detect early

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:11
LYNCHBURG, Va -- Centra Health is offering cat scan screenings for lung cancer in Lynchburg, Farmville, Bedford and Gretna. Nurse practitioner ...

Doctor defends mammograms for women under 50

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:52
The American Cancer Society states breast cancer is the second-most cause of female cancer deaths annual, behind lung cancer. ... The other harms the task force lists for breast cancer screening include the possibility of ...

When it comes to cancer, offense is the best defense.

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:45
Screenings for breast cancer, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, melanoma and prostate cancer can help with early detection and are to ...

Intercept Cancer With The Seahawks' Crucial Catch Campaign

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:45
... focus to all cancers during October, particularly those that can be detected with early screening, such as breast, colorectal, cervical and lung cancers ...

National study confirms benefits of Brock-created lung cancer risk prediction model

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:41
The article, titled Participant Selection for Lung Cancer Screening by Risk Modeling – The Prospective Pan-Canadian Study, says the team's findings ...

CT lung cancer screening combined with smoking cessation is worth expense

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:15
Smoking cessation interventions are needed to get the most out of low-dose CT lung cancer screening programs, according to a new study that was ...

Lung Cancer Screening Results Similar in HIV Group and General Population

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:27
Screening HIV-positive people for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) yielded a positive-image rate similar to that in the general ...

Smoking cessation appears cost-effective for lung cancer screening program

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:00
The addition of a smoking cessation intervention to a low-dose CT lung cancer screening program appeared cost-effective, according to data ...

Drug yields high response rates for lung cancer patients with harsh mutation

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:15
About 2 percent of non-small cell lung cancer patients (about 3,500 ... of its potential against exon 20 through a drug screening program that's part of ...

Terry Fox research team's model for detecting lung cancer saves lives, is a world leader

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:03
This Terry Fox Research Institute study suggests the team's innovative approach could be considered for use in lung cancer screening programs both ...

Community engagement interventions may reduce disparities in lung cancer outcomes among ...

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:07
High mortality rates can be explained in part by the prior absence of a lung cancer screening guideline. Dr. Williams and her team set out to determine ...

Health Checks Every Woman Over 50 Should Have

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:00
Lung cancer screening starts at age 55 if you've had over a 30-pack-year smoking history, which is a pack a day for 30 years [or two packs a day for ...

Eight stories in the news for today, Oct. 18

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 04:15
It is called the Pan Can Model and it uses a wider range of factors that contributes to lung cancer compared with current screening practices. The new ...

Canadian researchers develop new model for early-stage lung cancer detection

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 01:26
The screenings resulted in 6.5 per cent of participants being diagnosed with lung cancer -- a higher rate than the four per cent of cases caught through ...

Canadian researchers develop new model for early-stage lung cancer detection | CHEK

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 01:26
The screenings resulted in 6.5 per cent of participants being diagnosed with lung cancer — a higher rate than the four per cent of cases caught ...

Canadian researchers develop new model for early-stage lung cancer detection

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 01:26
The screenings resulted in 6.5 per cent of participants being diagnosed with lung cancer - a higher rate than the four per cent of cases caught through ...

Drug Yields High Response Rates for Lung Cancer Patients with Harsh Mutation

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:07
Drug Yields High Response Rates for Lung Cancer Patients with Harsh Mutation ... About 2 percent of non-small cell lung cancer patients (about 3,500 ... of its potential against exon 20 through a drug screening program that's part of ...

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