Posts in the “Early Detection Early Detection” category:

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 […]

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 […]

Breath Test May Detect Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 9th, 2014 |

Date: 2/9/14 Outlet Full Name: USA Today Author: Laura Ungar http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/02/09/breath-test-may-detect-lung-cancer/5344023/ LOUISVILLE — Lung cancer can be a silent killer, often showing no symptoms until it’s too late. But University of Louisville scientists have discovered a simple test that may someday help diagnose the deadly disease earlier — by analyzing exhaled breath. The researchers made […]

Compounds in Exhaled Breath May Detect Early Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 28th, 2014 |

Date: 1/28/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: Marie Ellis http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/271813.php Of all cancers, lung cancer is the biggest killer in both men and women. According to the American Lung Association, it causes more deaths than colon, breast and prostate cancer combined. Diagnosing the disease can involve a number of tests, but scientists have […]

Test For Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Subject of New Journal of Clinical Oncology Paper

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 5th, 2014 |

Date: 1/15/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/271204.php GENSIGNIA Ltd, a London-based privately held molecular diagnostics company with laboratory operations in San Diego, CA and Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori (INT), Milan, a National Cancer Research Center in Italy, has announced that positive clinical validation results for the microRNA signature […]

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 […]