Search Tag: lung nodule

IMAGING Management

Lung-RADS: Potential Drawbacks and Need for Revision

2017 14 Mar

Lung Imaging Reporting and Data System (Lung-RADS), developed by the American College of Radiology to standardise nodule management, is the most commonly used reporting system for a screening chest CT scan. However, an article in the journal CHEST says the system has its "shortcomings" and should be revised to include a separate category for findings... Read more

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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