Oncology & Cancer

CHEST releases expert guidelines for lung cancer screening

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) recently released a new clinical guideline, Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. The guideline contains 16 evidence-based recommendations and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New guidelines clarify diagnosis of hypersensitivity pneumonitis

The American College of Chest Physicians has published new guidelines for the diagnosis and evaluation of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), an interstitial lung disease characterized by scarring and/or inflammation of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic resource allocation needs to address health inequity

If some regions become hot spots and hospitals reach maximum capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals have plans for how to decide who gets critical care resources, such as a bed in the intensive care unit or a respirator. ...

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