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RSNA15: Subsolid Lung Nodules Pose Greater Cancer Risk to Women than Men

2015 24 Nov

A certain type of lung nodule visible on lung cancer screening CT exams is associated with a higher risk of lung cancer for women than men, according to a new study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2015) in Chicago. Researchers reviewed data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST),... Read more

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CT Screening for Lung Cancer

2015 23 Jun

A new study published in Radiology shows that annual low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening can be effective in monitoring people with nonsolid lung nodules. Researchers say the findings could help spare patients from unnecessary surgery and additional imaging.“Nonsolid nodules could be due to inflammation, infection or fibrosis, but could also... Read more