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Deep Learning for Lung Cancer Treatments

2021 18 Feb

A deep learning (DL) model developed at the Pennsylvania State University proved to be much more efficient in predicting survival expectancy of lung cancer patients than the traditional ML models (Doppalapudi et al. 2021).   You might also like: Deep learning models are more efficient at discerning patterns and discriminative features... Read more

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World Conference on Lung Cancer Singapore

2021 28 Jan

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Affidea Partners With Aidence In Lung Cancer Diagnosis And Screening With The Use Of AI

2019 04 Dec

Affidea and Aidence announce a strategic partnership to streamline and improve the clinical performance of lung diagnosis and screening to drive the earlier detection and treatment in the case of lung cancer.  As the leading European provider of advanced diagnostic imaging services, Affidea is starting the collaboration with Aidence, a  medical... Read more

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Mayo Clinic Diagnostic Imaging Update and Self-Assessment 2019

2019 15 Jul

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The winner of the Value-Based Health Care Prize 2019 is GLA:D!

2019 03 Jun

On Thursday April 18, The Value-Based Health Care Prize was awarded to  Good Life with Osteoarthritis in Denmark (GLA:D®) . Besides the prize, four excellence awards and the inspirational award were awarded to five inspiring initiatives.   This year, a total of thirteen initiatives were nominated by the international expert jury to compete for... Read more

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ELCC 2019 - European Lung Cancer Congress

2019 10 Apr

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Thermal ablation: safe and effective for treating early-stage lung cancer

2018 19 Sep

New Yale-led research demonstrates that thermal ablation is safe and effective in the treatment of early-stage lung cancer. Since ablation uses no radiation, thus reducing medical cost, this approach may be a viable option for patients who cannot undergo lung cancer surgery because of age or health status, according to the study published in the... Read more

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USA: Lung cancer screening low despite USPSTF recommendations

2018 22 May

New research highlights the need for more efforts to promote lung cancer screening, as only 1.9 percent of more than 7 million current and former heavy smokers were screened for lung cancer in 2016. The study is the first to examine lung cancer screening rates since the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued screening recommendations... Read more

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Low-dose CT screening important in reducing lung cancer deaths

2018 27 Feb

About 1.6 million people die of lung cancer each year, making it the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the world. The poor outcomes of treatment in lung cancer resulting from the fact that most cases are diagnosed in the advanced stage of the disease justify the implementation of an optimal lung cancer prevention in the form of smoking cessation... Read more

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The answer to noninvasive biomarker development in lung cancer

2017 28 Nov

During an overcrowded exhilarating session on Monday 27th November at the RSNA 2017 Congress in Chicago, Dr. Hugo Aerts, from Harvard University in Cambridge, explained to delegates that artificial intelligence (AI) is indeed playing a pivotal role in the development of new imaging biomarkers for lung cancer.   A key topic of interest... Read more