Search Tag: high risk groups

IMAGING Management

Small Number of Smokers Get Screened for Lung Cancer

2017 05 Feb

A study by the American Cancer Society shows that lung cancer screening rates remained very low and unchanged among current and former smokers in 2015, despite recommendations that high risk groups be screened. The findings published in JAMA Oncology highlight the need to educate clinicians and those at risk about lung cancer screening. See Also... Read more

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Lung Screening Could Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths

2016 01 Aug

Findings of a trial led by Cardiff University researchers show that lung cancer screening could significantly reduce deaths in high risk groups without causing unnecessary stress typically associated with medical tests.  The study is published in Thorax . Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in the UK. Approximately three... Read more