News tagged with ct screening

Lung cancer risk model refines decisions to screen

A new method for determining lung cancer risk could more efficiently identify individuals for annual screening and catch more cancers early, according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, conducted by Mar ...

Dec 02, 2014
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CT lung screening appears cost-effective

A new statistical analysis of results from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) concludes that performing low-dose computerized tomography screening can be cost-effective compared to doing no screening ...

Nov 05, 2014
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Task force recommends new lung cancer screening guidelines

A lung screening and surveillance task force, established by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and led by medical professionals from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), is strongly recommending new guidelines ...

Jun 21, 2012
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