Posts in the “Early Detection Early Detection” category:

Phoenix company set to launch early-detection lung cancer blood test

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 19th, 2014 |

Will Gartner — who developed the early-detection breast cancer and Alzheimer’s blood tests and later sold those businesses — is close to launching a new blood test for the early detection of lung cancer. His company, Global Cancer Diagnostics Inc., is finishing up its final validation study. That’s the last step before marketing the product. […]

Can Your Breath Tell That You Have Cancer?

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 13th, 2014 |

Walking past one of the crowded outdoor eateries in New York City on a recent summer evening, I was struck by how many young women and men were smoking as they chatted away over dinner. People were packed onto the sidewalks, blowing smoke in each others’ faces (and, unfortunately, those of the passersby). I could […]

Race for 10,000 recruits to detect early signs of lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 1st, 2014 |

Today marks the beginning of a new phase to recruit 10,000 people to take part in a large early lung cancer detection study. Lung cancer kills more people than any other cancer. In Scotland, 5000 people die from lung cancer every year – more than any other cancer. This is because most cases are picked […]

Lung Cancer Early Detection Test

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 30th, 2014 |

Each year lung cancer kills half of those diagnosed— more people than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. There’s been no agreement on the best early detection screening for lung cancer, but a trial by the National Cancer Institute has led to new recommendations. They don’t come as any surprise to one local lung specialist […]

Fighting cancer with a pink and green powerboat


Posted by Samantha Powell on July 21st, 2014 |

See that pink and green boat with wings, roaring up the course? That boat is helping save lives. The boat, Early Detection, is a platform for the promotion of the life-saving benefits of the early testing and the early detection of cancer. But it also offers to anyone who’s ever wanted to drive a powerboat […]

New Program to Detect Early Lung Cancer in Current and Former Smokers

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 2nd, 2014 |

In response to a recent national study showing that CT scans in a select high-risk population lower lung cancer deaths, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has launched a lung cancer screening program for those at risk for developing the disease. The program uses low-dose CT scans to detect cancer in its earliest stages, giving patients a […]

New Test Spots Traces of Early Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 16th, 2014 |

Date: 5/16/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC 7 News Author: Carolyn Johnson http://abc7news.com/health/new-test-spots-traces-of-early-lung-cancer-/64407/ Follow link above to view video For decades lung cancer has been a killer associated mainly with smoking. But now the success of anti-tobacco a campaigns is shifting some of the focus to another group of patients — people who’ve never smoked cigarettes, […]

VisionGate Develops LuCED Test for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 15th, 2014 |

Date: 5/15/14 Outlet Full Name: News- Medical Author: No author http://www.news-medical.net/news/20140515/VisionGate-develops-LuCED-test-for-early-detection-of-lung-cancer.aspx VisionGate Inc., an in vitro diagnostics company that is developing a revolutionary, non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer and other applications, announced that positive results from a clinical study of its LuCED lung test will be highlighted in a poster presentation […]

Health Guest: Dr. Peter Seirafi Discusses Early Lung Cancer Detection and Treatment

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 7th, 2014 |

News Headline: Health Guest: Dr. Peter Seirafi Discusses Early Lung Cancer Detection and Treatment Date: 5/7/14 Outlet Full Name: WTVM Georgia Author: Christina Kleehammer http://www.wtvm.com/story/25453959/health-guest-dr-peter-se Follow link above to watch video Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States, causing more deaths than colon, breast and pancreatic […]

Quick Scans May Detect Lung Cancer Early

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 4th, 2014 |

News Headline: Quick Scans May Detect Lung Cancer Early Date: 5/4/14 Outlet Full Name: Reporter- Herald Author: Joyce Davis http://www.reporterherald.com/lifestyles/health/ci_25678978/quick-scans-may-detect-lung-cancer-early Banner Health’s new Northern Colorado Lung Cancer Screening Program aims to catch cancer when it’s easier to treat Imagine wiping out the entire population of the state of Hawaii each year. That’s the number of […]