Posts in the “Early Detection Early Detection” category:

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 […]

Breath Analysis Offers Non- Invasive Method to Detect Early Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 29th, 2014 |

News Headline: Breath Analysis Offers Non- Invasive Method to Detect Early Lung Cancer Date: 4/29/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/276054.php Researchers at the University of Louisville School of Medicine are using breath analysis to detect the presence of lung cancer. Preliminary data indicate that this promising noninvasive tool offers the […]

Fiber Optic Microscope Will Help Physicians Detect Cancer and Other Diseases at Early Stages

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 16th, 2014 |

Date: 4/16/14 Outlet Full Name: Bio News- Texas Author: Rafaela Relvas http://bionews-tx.com/news/2014/04/16/fiber-optic-microscope-will-help-physicians-detect-cancer-and-other-diseases-at-early-stages/ Engineering researcher Timothy Muldoon at the University of Arkansas has developed an inexpensive, endoscopic microscope (a tool or technique that obtains histological images from inside the human body in real-time) that is capable of producing high-resolution, sub-cellular images of tissue in real time. […]

Simple Blood Test to Spot Early Lung Cancer Getting Closer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 6th, 2014 |

Date: 4/6/14 Outlet Full Name: NPR Author: Richard Harris http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/04/06/299179255/simple-blood-test-to-spot-early-lung-cancer-getting-closer One of these days, there could well be a simple blood test that can help diagnose and track cancers. We aren’t there yet, but a burst of research in this area shows we are getting a lot closer. In the latest of these studies, scientists […]

When it comes to lung cancer… ‘Catch it to cure it’

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 24th, 2014 |

Date: 3/24/14 Outlet Full Name: The Daily Times Author: Jennie Bounds http://www.thedailytimes.com/community/when-it-comes-to-lung-cancer-catch-it-to-cure/article_8c7f8461-6c61-5bd0-8a8f-230c9b54d6ab.html “Catch it to cure it.” Those are the words of Blount Memorial Hospital thoracic surgeon Dr. Jason Budde when it comes to discussions about lung cancer. “To have the best chance for a cure from cancer, you have to catch it before it’s […]

Lung Cancer: Germline Mutation Predisposes Women Who Never Smoked

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 24th, 2014 |

Date: 3/24/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Research Author: N/A http://medicalresearch.com/cancer-_-oncology/lung-cancer/lung-cancer-germline-mutation-predisposes-women-never-smoked/4362/ Dr. Gazdar: We describe the characteristics of lung cancers arising in subjects who inherited a germline mutation that predisposes to lung cancer. The mutation is rare in the general populations, and is inherited equally by both sexes. However it is a potent predisposing gene, and […]