Oncology & Cancer

Optimizing tobacco cessation treatment with lung cancer screening

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States, and 80% of lung cancer deaths are linked to one risk factor: smoking. While lung cancer screenings are a critical part of prevention and treatment for the disease ...

Oncology & Cancer

Consumer health: Reducing your risk of lung cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., accounting for about 1 in 5 of all cancer deaths, according to the American Cancer Society. Lung cancer claims more lives each year than colon, breast and prostate ...

Radiology & Imaging

AI uses lung CT data to predict mortality risk

Artificial intelligence (AI) can use data from low-dose CT scans of the lungs to improve risk prediction for death from lung cancer, cardiovascular disease and other causes, according to a study published in Radiology.

Oncology & Cancer

How do we know health screening programs work?

The UK is set to roll out a national lung cancer screening program for people aged 55 to 74 with a history of smoking. The idea is to catch lung cancer at an early stage when it is more treatable.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fewer black veterans complete referrals for lung cancer screening

Black veterans have significantly lower odds of completing lung cancer screening (LCS) than White veterans even after adjusting for demographic and socioeconomic risk factors, according to a study published online June 16 ...

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