Screening with low-dose computed tomography reduced lung cancer mortality in high-risk patients
- 2011 - Screening with chest radiography did not reduce lung cancer mortality in older patients. Lacasse, Yves // ACP Journal Club;3/20/2012, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p7
The article reports on a study by P.C. Prorok, researcher at the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, according to which screening with chest radiography did not reduce lung cancer mortality in older patients. The study involved 154 adults 55 to 74 years of age with the history of...
- Screening for Lung Cancer. Song, Jing; Zhang, Aihua // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Oct2014, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p601
To assess whether screening methods of the chest (sputum examinations, chest radiography, or computed tomography [CT] scanning) are effective in reducing lung cancer mortality.
- Annual screening with CA-125 and transvaginal ultrasonography did not reduce ovarian cancer incidence or mortality. Fedorkow, Donna // ACP Journal Club;9/20/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 3, p7
A clinical study is conducted to investigate the impact of screen with serum cancer antigen 125 (CA-125) and transvaginal ultrasonography (TVUS) in reducing ovarian cancer mortality. Randomized controlled trial was conducted on women from 55 to 74 years of age. It is found that annual screening...
- Encouraging News About Lung Cancer Screening Benefits. Kuritzky, Louis // Primary Care Reports;Oct2011 Clinical Briefs in Primary, p19
The article discusses a study initiated by the National Cancer Institute that demonstrated reduced lung cancer mortality in patients screened with low-dose computed tomographic screening (LDCT) compared to chest x-ray (CXR).
- Longitudinal predictors of adherence to annual follow-up in a lung cancer screening programme. Wildstein, Kimberly A.; Faustini, Yolanda; Yip, Rowena; Henschke, Claudia I.; Ostroff, Jamie S. // Journal of Medical Screening;Sep2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p154
Objective To examine rates and factors associated with adherence to annual repeat lung cancer screening in two cohorts. Participants and methods The self-pay cohort (n = 2083) was individuals aged 40 years and older with no prior cancer and a smoking history. Participants had to obtain a...
- Bullae-associated Lung Cancer: Two Case Reports and Literature Review. YU, Yiming; SHI, Min; CHEN, Lin; CHEN, Liang; ZHAO, Xiaodong; DENG, Zaichun // Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer;Sep2011, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p763
Background and objective Most of lung cancers present with a parenchymal mass. Lung cancers that present as bullae under imaging are unusual. The aim of the current article is to raise awareness regarding bullae-associated lung cancer through two case reports and their corresponding review of...
- 2012 - Review: CT screening for lung cancer reduced mortality in 1 large trial but not in 2 smaller trials. Neugut, Alfred I.; Accordino, Melissa K. // ACP Journal Club;9/18/2012, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p1
Question: What are the benefits and risks of lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) in patients at increased risk for lung cancer due to smoking and age? Review scope: Included studies evaluated LDCT screening for lung cancer and reported
- General practice fails to diagnose lung cancer. Turnbull, Alex // Independent Nurse;Oct2014, p29
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- Benefits of Screening for Lung Cancer with Low-Dose CT. Kuritzky, Louis // Neurology Alert;Aug2013 Clinical Briefs, p2
The article discusses research by the National Lung Screening Trial Research Team that compared chest x-ray to low dose Computed Tomography (CT) in determining the presence of Lung Cancer (LCA) in smokers and ex-smokers, and which concluded that screening for LCA reduced LCA-related mortality.