Search results for "Lung Cancer Screening"

Results 1 - 10 of about 15 for "Lung Cancer Screening".

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

Annual chest X-rays not useful for lung cancer screening

Annual chest X-rays not useful for lung cancer screening. It's been a disappointing month for proponents of screening. ... Spiral CT Scans Save Lives from Lung Cancer (my post about lung cancer screening with CTs).
June 2019

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
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--CT scans reconsidered for screening for high-risk lung cancer

Doctors should counsel high-risk patients about lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography, according to guidelines issued by the American Cancer Society. ... The organization's recommendations state that clinicians with access to high-volume
June 2019


LUNG CANCER SCREENING. cited the harms and costs of screening, and the reliance on a single study, the NLST, for evidence of benefit. ... tional evidence about the effects of lung cancer screening. Future research may eventually identi- fy additional
February 2014

Screening for lung cancer a struggle

Kumar said. “And I do hope that lung cancer screening, if implemented well, can budge that forward. ... Accessed on March 16, 2018. Jemal A, Fedewa SA.Lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography in the United States—2010 to 2015.
May 2018

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,
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Get cancer, keep smoking, what does it take to quit?

Patients continue to smoke after their diagnosis, including nearly one in seven lung cancer patients, a study found. ... Because CT scanning is becoming more prevalent for lung cancer screening, and earlier detection could lead to less mortality, the
June 2019

E-cigarettes are popular, but health effects are questionable

Our second story updates readers on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's latest recommendations on lung cancer screening. ... competition. What do you think about e-cigarettes? How have you addressed the new guidance on lung cancer screening?
March 2014

Learning how to interpret statistics from an epidemiologist

In the third chapter the author uses lung cancer screening scenarios to effectively explain terms like accuracy, sensitivity and specificity in diagnostic testing, and the concept of positive predictive value. ... This book sets the stage for richer,
June 2019

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