Oncology & Cancer

New lung-cancer screening guidelines reduce disparity

In 2013, the US Preventive Task Force (USPSTF) published guidelines that recommended individuals at high risk for developing lung cancer who met the eligibility criteria, undergo annual lung screening by low-dose CT scan. ...

Medications

Nintedanib found effective for gastrointestinal stromal tumors

A research team led by Prof. Liu Qingsong and Liu Jing from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has recently found that nintedanib, a multikinase inhibitor of the receptor ...

Oncology & Cancer

2021 USPSTF lung cancer screening criteria expand eligibility

(HealthDay)—The 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) criteria for lung cancer screening increase eligibility compared with earlier screening criteria, with reduced racial disparity, according to a study published ...

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