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Detecting Lung Cancer Early: Researchers Lay Foundation for Future Blood Test by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 31 May 2011 10:08pm ScienceDaily A person’s blood reveals whether he or she has lung cancer, according to researchers at the University of Bonn in Germany. In collaboration with colleagues at the Cologne University Hospital, they are developing a blood test for smokers which could save human lives in the future, since the earlier a lung tum ... Read on »
Decrease in Lung Cancer Deaths for Women by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 23 Apr 2011 5:08am According to Empowered News , there will be approximately 159,000 deaths in the United States this year caused by cancer. Fortunately, a study has found that this number will include fewer lung cancer deaths, especially among women in the United States. While this information alone is good news, and interesting, many people will want to know wh ... Read on »
USPSTF's Draft Recommendations re Lung Cancer Screening by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 31 Jul 2013 3:00am The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), that most august body, has just put out a draft recommendation for lung cancer , making it available for public comment thru Aug 26th. This Grade B recommendation to annually screen smokers with low dose CT scan was based upon a systematic review of currently available evidence published onlin ... Read on »
Can Spiral CT Scans Detect Curable Lung Cancer? But Wait, There's More! by MKirschMD Posted Sun 01 Jan 2012 6:00am A hundred bucks doesn’t buy much these days. A crisp Ben Franklin can be exchanged for 50 Big Macs A Broadway show ticket A night in a New York City hotel (just joking) A college textbook (paperback) Your life Your life? Yes, 5 crumpled Andy Jacksons can save your life, as was reported earlier this year in a front p ... Read on »
Treatment of Lung Cancer by LungHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the U.S. There are two main types-small cell accounts for about 15-20% of all lung cancer and usually spreads rapidly. Non-small cell is far more common. It accounts for the majority of lung cancers diagnosed and develops more slowly. For each type of this disease, there are several treatm ... Read on »
Vitamin B6, methionine level linked to 50 percent lower lung cancer risk by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 17 Jun 2010 12:00am JAMA - An analysis that included nearly 400,000 participants finds that those with higher blood levels of vitamin B6 and the essential amino acid methionine (found in most protein) had an associated lower lung cancer risk, including participant ... Read on »
For Lung Cancer, a New Drug and a Way Forward by Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 9:00pm For Lung Cancer, a New Drug and a Way Forward The phone call that would change Dr. Michael Weitz’s life came from his mother. In June 2009, she tuned in to the evening news and learned about an experimental cancer drug that had made a patient’s lung tumors all but disappear. She phoned her son to ... Read on »
NIH-funded study shows 20 percent reduction in lung cancer mortality with low-dose CT compared to chest X-ray: by Posted Sun 07 Aug 2011 10:33pm NIH-funded study shows 20 percent reduction in lung cancer mortality with low-dose CT compared to chest X-ray: NCI Press Release Scientists have found a 20 percent reduction in deaths from lung cancer among current or former heavy smokers who were screened with low-dose helical computed tomography (CT) versus those screened by chest ... Read on »
Lung Cancer May Be Deadlier for ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 16 Nov 2008 5:56pm Lung Cancer May Be Deadlier for Men ov 2008-- Men are more likely to die from inoperable non-small cell lung cancer than women, U.S. researchers report. In fact, gender is the most important factor influencing overall survival of patients with this disease, the new study found. A team of researchers in six U.S. cities studied 1,365 pa ... Read on »
New Breathalyser To Test For Lung Cancer by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:33pm New reports have been released of a breathalyser of the future which could allow patients to be checked for lung cancer, provided a valid concern exits. This new device has been developed by scientists and works by an in-built sensor that can detect lung cancer cells on the breath. The development of the technology is considered to be rev ... Read on »