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NIH-funded study shows 20 percent reduction in lung cancer mortality with low-dose CT compared to chest X-ray: by Cancer.gov 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 trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 07 Nov 2010 2:13pm NIH News The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is today releasing initial results from a large-scale test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lung cancer by detecting cancers at relatively early stages. The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), a randomized national trial involving more than 53,000 current and ... Read on »
Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT:Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who w by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 9:00pm Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT: Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who were screened with low-dose spiral CT than with chest X-ray The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is today releasing initial results from a large-scale test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lun ... Read on »
CT Scans Seem to Lower Lung Cancer Death Rates by Medline Plus Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 11:00am Major trial finds 20% drop, but experts say it's too early to make firm recommendations Thursday, November 4, 2010 THURSDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT scans cut mortality rates in older, current or former heavy smokers by 20 percent, a major U.S. governm ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Part 2 - Early Diagnosis by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Fri 26 Apr 2013 12:00am Most patients found to have lung cancer die within a year largely because their tumor has already spread, making treatment difficult. Now there is real reason to believe that lung cancer can be detected early and with it witness an improvement in cure. Given that 160,000 Americans die each year - more than the next four cancers combined – ... Read on »
Low-Dose CT Shows Clear Mortality Benefit for Lung Cancer Screening in Heavy Smokers by Cancer.gov Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 12:00am This is the fifth article in a series of stories about new technology for cancer diagnosis or treatment. View a list of articles in this series. Low-Dose CT Shows Clear Mortality Benefit for Lung Cancer Screening in Heavy Smokers At a press conferen ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Trial Results Show Mortality Benefit with Low-Dose CT by Medline Plus Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 4:03pm The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is today releasing initial results from a large-scale test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lung cancer by detecting cancers at relatively early stages. The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), a ra ... Read on »
Low Dose CT Benefits Lung Cancer Detection by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 4:03pm The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is today releasing initial results from a large-scale test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lung cancer by detecting cancers at relatively early stages. ... Read on »
CT Screening Significantly Reduces Lung Cancer Mortality by nih.gov Posted Mon 22 Nov 2010 1:01pm A low-dose CT scan can detect lung cancers at relatively early stages and reduce deaths from lung cancer by as much as 20%, according to a new study. The trial was halted early because of the positive results. Lung cancer, which is mostly caused by cigarett ... Read on »
To Scan or Not To Scan for Early Lung Cancer by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 12:00am Lung cancer is the most common cancer other than skin cancer. The survival rate is still dismal so early diagnosis presumably could make an impact. Chest x-rays just do not have the sensitivity to find early lung cancer. Computed tomography (CT Scans) can detect very small lesions in the lung. Another study has now been completed and it was able ... Read on »