Posts in the “Early Detection Early Detection” category:

Cook Medical Launches Endoscopic Device to Help Diagnose Lung Cancer Earlier

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

News Headline: Cook Medical Launches Endoscopic Device to Help Diagnose Lung Cancer Earlier Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: MedCity News Author: Lindsey Alexander http://medcitynews.com/2014/02/cook-medical-launches-pulmonary-endoscopic-device-help-diagnose-lung-cancer-diagnostic-earlier/ Cook Medical announced the launch of its EchoTip ProCore Endobronchial Needle, an endoscopic device that will help physicians and pathologists diagnose lung cancer earlier. It’s the first endobronchial ultrasound needle in […]

Breathalyzer To Detect Lung Cancer Before It’s Too Late: 3- Year Project Targets Biomarkers of Pulmonary Tumor Growth

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 16th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Breathalyzer To Detect Lung Cancer Before It’s Too Late: 3- Year Project Targets Biomarkers of Pulmonary Tumor Growth    Date:  12/16/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medical Daily Author:  John Ericson http://www.medicaldaily.com/breathalyzer-detect-lung-cancer-its-too-late-3-year-project-targets-biomarkers-pulmonary-tumor Diagnosing lung cancer could soon be as easy as spotting bad breath. Researchers at the University of Huddersfield in England have recently launched […]

Houston Methodist West Hospital launches lung cancer screening program

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 16th, 2013 |

News Headline: Houston Methodist West Hospital launches lung cancer screening program Date:  12/16/13 Outlet Full Name: Your Houston News Author: N/A http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/ranch/news/houston-methodist-west-hospital-launches-lung-cancer-screening-program/article_e98a336b-56e3-55eb-9aa1-927ddfef9acd.html Coinciding with National Lung Cancer Awareness month, Houston Methodist West Hospital launched a community focused lung cancer screening program Nov. 20. More than 50 physicians and health care professionals, including thoracic and general surgeons, pulmonologists, […]

Early lung cancer detection performed at Valley Baptist

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 15th, 2013 |

News Headline: Early lung cancer detection performed at Valley Baptist Date:  12/15/13 Outlet Full Name: Valley Morning Star Author: Kayleigh Sommer http://www.valleymorningstar.com/news/local_news/article_26e67e80-65f4-11e3-b002-001a4bcf6878.html HARLINGEN — The first of many navigational bronchoscopy procedures for lung cancer have been done recently in Cameron County. Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen pulmonologist Dr. Ricardo Martin Schwarz preformed the procedures that will help Rio Grande […]

American’s Pay It Forward Through Historic Cancer Research Study

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 11th, 2013 |

News Headline:  American’s Pay It Forward Through Historic Cancer Research Study Date:  12/11/13 Outlet Full Name:  The Houston Observer Author:  No author http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/humble/news/americans-pay-it-forward-through-historic-cancer-research-study/article_bbd615c0-932a-5c15-a46a-7664e6c5ee49.html One hundred years ago, the American Cancer Society began the fight of a lifetime – the fight against cancer. Now, approximately 2,896 people in Houston and over 300,000 people from across the […]

Recognizing Cancer and Its Early Warning Signs

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 11th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Recognizing Cancer and Its Early Warning Signs Date:  12/11/13 Outlet Full Name:  Mod Vive Author:  Dave Dodge http://www.modvive.com/2013/12/11/recognizing-cancer-early-warning-signs/ When it comes to cancer, the majority of people are not familiar with the disease’s early warning signs.  In fact, in a recent new study that was conducted by Ipsos MORI, it was discovered that […]

Blood Test Distinguishes Early Lung Cancer From Benign Nodules

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 17th, 2013 |

News Headline: Blood Test Distinguishes Early Lung Cancer From Benign Nodules Date:  10/17/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medscape Author: Jenni Laidman http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/812794 A blood test for early-stage lung cancer that can distinguish malignant from benign lung nodules with 90% negative predictive value could reduce the number of unnecessary lung biopsies dramatically, according to a study published online October […]

FDG-PET May Help Predict Lung Cancer Survival

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 23rd, 2013 |

News Headline: FDG-PET May Help Predict Lung Cancer Survival Date: 9/23/13 Outlet Full Name: Cancer Network Author Name: Zach Hartman http://www.cancernetwork.com/lung-cancer/content/article/10165/2158755 Analysis of 18F fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) standardized uptake values may be a useful technique for predicting survival in patients with inoperable stage III non–small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC), according to a study published […]

Could a blood test detect lung cancer early?

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 19th, 2013 |

News Headline: Could a blood test detect lung cancer early? Date: 9/19/13 Outlet Full Name: Los Angeles Times Author Name: Melissa Healy http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-blood-lung-cancer-detection-20130919,0,2202915.story Blood tests that hunt for an enzyme that spikes in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer may offer a cheaper and more reliable way to find and treat the nation’s top cancer killer, […]

Healthy Living: Lung Cancer Screenings in High Risk Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 17th, 2013 |

News Headline: Healthy Living: Lung Cancer Screenings in High Risk Patients Date: 9/17/13 Outlet Full Name: WABI-TV Author Name: Dr. Joan Marie Pellegrini http://wabi.tv/2013/09/17/healthy-living-lung-cancer-screenings-high-risk-patients/ Several years ago the National Cancer Institute funded a large trial looking at screening for lung cancer in high-risk patients and the results have been recently released.  High risk was defined […]