5 ways to optimize CT lung cancer screening

An academic hospital that implemented a CT lung cancer screening program obtained...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Stricter CT lung screening criteria deal mixed results Cancer deaths continue to fall, but CT lung screening lags Risk-based lung cancer screening tops USPSTF guidelines Chest doctors issue guidelines for CT lung cancer screening Canadian risk model boosts CT lung screening efficiency
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CONCLUSIONS: Initiatives emphasising the timeliness of diagnosis and treatment are reflected in the ways some patients experience their care. However, these accounts were open to further contextualisation about what speed of healthcare processes meant for evaluating the quality of their care. Healthcare professionals could therefore be an important patient resource in providing reassurance and support about the timeliness of diagnosis or treatment. PMID: 29784144 [PubMed - in process]
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CONCLUSION: The study highlights the importance of recognizing symptoms as a combination of different experiences that may each cause different levels of distress. Initial evidence is provided that the emotional work involved for patients to self-manage each separate element of breathlessness should be considered in its treatment. PMID: 29784142 [PubMed - in process]
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CONCLUSIONS: SEE-ACBT is an effective and economical short-term pulmonary rehabilitation method. Pulmonary rehabilitation should focus on increasing motivational behaviours. Further studies should be implemented to explore the long-term effects of SEE-ACBT. PMID: 29784132 [PubMed - in process]
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CONCLUSIONS:  EBUS-TBNA revealed a specific cause for suspected non-malignant lymphadenopathy in one-third of cases and was associated with excellent specificity. Predominant specific causes were granuloma, besides from tumor. In 3 patients pathogen could be isolated by TBNA. PMID: 29788514 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Florida Supreme Court has refused to give emergency relief to Tampa strip clude owner Joseph Redner in his attempt to lift an appeals court order blocking him from growing his own medical marijuana to treat his late stage lung cancer. The state’s highest court sided with the Florida Department of Health to leave a state appeals court order in place which blocked Redner from growing his own medicinal cannabis until the appeals process was complete. Redner has failed to demonstrate that the…
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(MedPage Today) -- Wide variation in groups at highest risk of turning down treatment
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Condition:   Lung Cancer Intervention:   Procedure: Hybrid APC Sponsor:   Jiayuan Sun Not yet recruiting
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The incidence of lung cancer in young women has now surpassed that of their male counterparts, and the unique smoking behaviors of men and women don't explain why.Medscape Medical News
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LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's immunotherapy drug Imfinzi has hit a second important goal by improving overall survival in lung cancer patients, boosting prospects for a medicine that has already got off to a promising commercial launch.
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This article will review relevant literature concerning current surgical techniques for resection of centrally located NSCLC using thoracotomy and will emphasize the benefits and challenges of a video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) approach. PMID: 29791705 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Surgical Technology International - Category: Surgery Tags: Surg Technol Int Source Type: research
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