Posts in the “Screening Screening” category:

Lung Cancer Screening Strategy a Work in Progress

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 5th, 2014 |

News Headline: Lung Cancer Screening Strategy a Work in Progress Date: 2/5/14 Outlet Full Name: The Oncology Report Author: Doug Brunk http://www.oncologypractice.com/oncologyreport/news/top-news/single-view/lung-cancer-screening-strategy-a-work-in-progress/b56c675135c0a8f117d44dc9f1160ef5.html Although the release of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force grade B recommendations on lung cancer screening in December 2013 marked an important advance in the field, they are not the last words […]

New Program Funds Free Lung Cancer Screenings

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 28th, 2014 |

News Headline: New Program Funds Free Lung Cancer Screenings Date: 1/28/14 Outlet Full Name: CBS 4 News Author: Clay LePard http://www.whbf.com/story/24566925/new-program-funds-free-lung-cancer-screenings It’s the leading cause of cancer deaths in America; and yet most insurance policies don’t cover preventative care for lung cancer exams. Genesis Philanthropy is still a very new program, and now, through a […]

Chemicals In Your Breath Could Reveal Lung Cancer, New Survey Says

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 28th, 2014 |

News Headline: Chemicals In Your Breath Could Reveal Lung Cancer, New Survey Says Date:1/28/14 Outlet Full Name: Forbes Author: Melanie Haiken http://www.forbes.com/sites/melaniehaiken/2014/01/28/a-breath-test-for-lung-cancer-new-research-shows-promise/ A simple breath test for lung cancer got a step closer to reality today with research showing that specific compounds in the breath can indicate the presence or absence of lung cancer. Findings […]

Experts Release Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 5th, 2014 |

News Headline: Experts Release Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Date: 1/5/14 Outlet Full Name: WTVR Richmond Author: No author http://wtvr.com/2014/01/05/experts-release-lung-cancer-screening-guidelines/ This week, the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force issued its long-awaited guideline on lung cancer screening. They recommend annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (CT) in adults ages 55 to 80 who are […]

Is lung cancer screening right for you?

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 3rd, 2014 |

News Headline: Dr. Otis Brawley, CNN Contributor Date:  1/03/2014 Outlet Full Name:  CNN Health Author:  http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/03/health/brawley-lung-cancer/ Editor’s note: CNN conditions expert Dr. Otis Brawley is the chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, a world-renowned cancer expert and a practicing oncologist. He is also the author of the book “How We Do Harm: A […]

ACR Supports USPSTF Recommended Lung Cancer Screening Programmes

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 2nd, 2014 |

News Headline:  ACR Supports USPSTF Recommended Lung Cancer Screening Programmes Date:  1/2/14 Outlet Full Name:  Phrma Biz Author: Virginia Reston http://www.pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=79595&sid=2 The American College of Radiology (ACR) has supported the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation (Grade B) for low-dose computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening of adults aged 55 to 80 years […]

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 […]

Program Offers Low Cost Lung Cancer Screenings To People At High Risk

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 5th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Program Offers Low Cost Lung Cancer Screenings To People At High Risk Date:  12/5/13 Outlet Full Name:  New Jersey Today   Author:  No Author http://njtoday.net/2013/12/05/program-offers-low-cost-lung-cancer-screenings-to-people-at-high-risk/ NEW BRUNSWICK–Aiming to promote the early detection of lung cancer, the Thoracic Oncology Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has partnered with its Flagship Hospital Robert […]