Search Tag: lung cancers

IMAGING Management

Should lung cancer screening include persons not meeting CHEST criteria?

2018 12 Jun

A significant reduction (20 percent) in lung cancer mortality reduction is attributable to annual screening with low-dose CT imaging. In 2013, the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) published their guidelines that endorse low-dose CT screening for patients aged 55 to 74 years with at least a 30 pack-year smoking history. The guidelines... Read more

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Lung cancer: differentiating metastatic from nonmetastatic lymph nodes

2017 26 Sep

New research demonstrates that dynamic first-pass contrast-enhanced (CE) perfusion area-detector CT (ADCT) is as useful as FDG PET/CT for the differentiation of metastatic from nonmetastatic lymph nodes and assessment of N stage in patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). In addition, researchers found that using mathematic methods and... Read more