Oncology & Cancer

Subsolid lung nodules pose greater cancer risk to women than men

Women with a certain type of lung nodule visible on lung cancer screening CT exams face a higher risk of lung cancer than men with similar nodules, according to a new study being presented next week at the annual meeting ...

Oncology & Cancer

CT allows nonsurgical management of some lung nodules

People who have nonsolid lung nodules can be safely monitored with annual low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers said the findings could ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lung screening guidelines improve on study findings

A set of guidelines developed to help standardized lung cancer screening would have generated considerably fewer false-positives than the National Lung Screening Trial produced, according to a new retrospective study.

Oncology & Cancer

Imaging tools help radiologists diagnose lung cancer, save lives

Medical-imaging software under development at Rochester Institute of Technology could someday give radiologists a tool for measuring the growth of nodules in patients at risk of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths ...

Oncology & Cancer

Exhaled breath biomarker may detect lung cancer

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic recently discovered that lung cancer may be detected in patients by testing their exhaled breath. Preliminary studies suggest that an accurate exhaled breath biomarker could be developed for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Digital chest tomosynthesis possible lung cancer screening tool

Most lung cancers are detected when patients become symptomatic and have late-stage disease. However, recently, computed tomography (CT) screening for lung cancer has been reported to reduce lung cancer mortality. Since the ...

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