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Chest doctors issue guidelines for CT lung cancer screening

An expert panel of chest physicians has updated its guidelines for low-dose...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New solid nodules may increase lung cancer risk Canadian risk model boosts CT lung screening efficiency Study: CT screening would cut lung cancer deaths in China ARRS: Do NLST results translate to the real world? BMJ: Benefits of CT lung cancer screening outweigh dose
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FDA move boosts Imfinzi treatment’s blockbuster potential
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ConclusionsYoung patients are associated with an increased likelihood of gene mutations and can receive a better prognosis when patients harboring gene mutations are treated with EGFR-TKIs or ALK inhibitors.
Source: Clinical and Translational Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
ConclusionWe present a review of the various applications of ML methods in NSCLC as it relates to improving diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.
Source: European Journal of Clinical Investigation - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: REVIEW Source Type: research
We present the main reasons for implementing lung cancer screening in high-risk adults and discuss the main issues related to lung cancer screening. We stress the importance of eligibility criteria, smoking cessation programs, primary care physicians, and informed-decision making should lung cancer screening be implemented. Seven years ago, we were waiting for the results of trials. Such evidence is now available. Similar to almost all other cancer screens, uncertainties exist and persist even after recent scientific efforts and data. We believe that by staying within the characteristics of the original trial and appropria...
Source: Public Health Reviews - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Rev Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Since the onset of the economic crisis in Spain the rate of decline in cancer mortality has slowed significantly, and this situation could be exacerbated by the current austerity measures in healthcare. PMID: 29452751 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research
SUNDAY, Feb. 18, 2018 -- You already know that smoking causes lung cancer. But tobacco use can lead to other major health problems, too, experts warn. " Cigarette smoking is probably the single most harmful thing you can do to your health, " said...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 18 February 2018 Source:Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering Author(s): Saleh Shahbeig, Akbar Rahideh, Mohammad Sadegh Helfroush, Kamran Kazemi An efficient fuzzy interactive multi-objective optimization method is proposed to select the sub-optimal subset of genes from large-scale gene expression data. It is based on the binary particle swarm optimization (BPSO) algorithm tuned by a chaotic method. The proposed method is able to select the sub-optimal subset of genes with the least number of features that can accurately distinguish between the two classes, e.g. the normal and cancer...
Source: Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 February 2018 Source:Journal of Cancer Policy Author(s): Tingting Xu, Jing Wu Cancer is not only a medical problem, but also a socio-economical issue as the high prevalence with poor prognosis brings heavy financial burden to the society. From 2005 to 2013, the incidence and mortality rates have sharply increased in China. The most common types of cancer in males in China are lung cancer, gastric cancer, liver cancer, colorectal cancer and esophageal cancer while breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, and cervical cancer are the major types of cancer among Chin...
Source: Journal of Cancer Policy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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