Search results for "Lung cancer"

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Amidst the cacophony, cancer counsel you can trust

These range from immunotherapy for lung cancer, to the recently revealed insights, informed by genetic markers, about when breast cancer does not require chemotherapy. ... Some combinations of cancer and testing meet all of these criteria; many do not.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--the public option as a Straw Man

Month before, during a press conference announcing her nomination, she had spoken about losing relatives to lung cancer, diabetes and other lifestyle-related illnesses.
April 2020

Invincible food, vulnerable father and son

You remember the arguments that cigarettes couldn't really, reliably be implicated in lung cancer, don't you?
April 2020

Lung cancer screening guideline debated

Profit-seekers jumped on lung cancer screening before any guidelines recommended it, Dr. ... All of the experts would like to see additional evidence about the effects of lung cancer screening.
March 2014

Counter-intuitive results: Several cancer screening tests don't improve health outcomes

And PLCO's screening chest X-rays are probably a loser, but a preliminary report from NCI's National Lung Screening Trial suggest that screening CT scans can reduce lung cancer ... Even after this report is confirmed in a peer-reviewed scientific journal,
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Actuaries find spiral CT screening among smokers is cost-effective

The authors estimated the average annual cost of lung cancer screening to be $247 per person screened. ... Also, the target population for lung cancer screening is high-risk smokers and former smokers ages 50 to 64, a smaller target than other cancer
April 2020

Fundamental question

The authors enrolled 150 patients with advanced lung cancer and split them up between usual care, which included chemotherapy, and an intervention arm, in which they received the same standard of ... But mathematically, more than 25% longer. Remember,
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internists' malpractice claims often for failure to refer, do procedures

errors in diagnosis (26.4%), which involves alleged errors in diagnosing lung cancer, acute myocardial infarction, colon cancer, and breast cancer;. • ... and management activities (medical histories and physical examinations)—and for the commonly
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--U.S. health an issue of quantity, not quality

Diseases and injuries that cost the most years of lost life were ischemic heart disease, lung cancer, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and road injury. ... Age-standardized years of lost life rose for Alzheimer's, drug use disorders, chronic
April 2020

Drug-company funded research in the New England Journal of Medicine feels like a conflict of interest

The fourth article evaluated a test that could be done to more accurately determine if a person has lung cancer at the time of a bronchoscopy. ... This week's issue had 4 such articles plus the one about the lung cancer test.
April 2020

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