Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Integrated classifier identifies benign lung nodules

(HealthDay)—An integrated plasma proteomics classifier, which integrates the relative abundance of two plasma proteins with a clinical risk prediction model, can distinguish benign from malignant lung nodules in those at ...

Oncology & Cancer

Can a simple blood test rule out lung cancer?

Every year, health care providers in the United States discover more than 1.6 million lung nodules in patients. Many are "incidentally detected," meaning they are found during evaluation for an unrelated cause (for example, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Computer-aided detection of cancerous lung nodules

Lung cancer is among the most deadly cancers. In contrast to the steady increase in survival for most cancers, advances have been slow for lung cancer. Typically, the five-year survival rate for lung cancer patients is 16 ...

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