Some thoughts on Dr. Phillip Berman and CT lung screening

Radiologist and imaging entrepreneur Dr. Phillip Berman died of lung cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASCO: CT lung cancer screening rates continue to stagnate Cancer deaths continue to fall, but CT lung screening lags AuntMinnie founder Phil Berman dies Berman joins Amicas board Berman leaves KodakComments: 2/8/2019 10:55:37 AMDr. Renaudin I had the extreme pleasure to work with Phil who was a visionary. With Steve Weiss (Phil's boss) at Lumisys I remember Phil's energy and passion to launch of the innovative radiology portal. We tested the name of AuntMinnie.com in a survey. Radiologists universally loved it. At that time in 1999 77% of respondents said they would use AuntMinnie.com for its consolidated search and billing guidelines. Times have change. But AuntMinnie is a success story. Tribute to Phil. Christian  2/8/2019 1:12:43 PMHerman Oosterwijk (OTech) Thank you for your thoughts, we still miss him, he surely made an impact.
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ConclusionThis study showed that the treatment planning results obtained using the Acuros XB algorithm was better than those using the AAA algorithm in SABR lung radiotherapy.
Source: Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThere are potential sexual-identity-related disparities in the utilization of lung cancer screening among eligible smokers. Interventions are needed to increase awareness and uptake of lung cancer screening in order to detect and manage this common form of cancer in the U.S.
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2019Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Donglai Chen, Yiming Mao, Junmiao Wen, Yunlang She, Erjia Zhu, Feng Zhu, Yongsheng Zhang, Min Fan, Chang Chen, Yongbing ChenAbstractBackgroundA series of studies have assessed the clinicopathological features and prognostic impact of STAS in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) bringing conflicting findings so far. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to synthesize the available evidence regarding to the prognostic value of STAS in NSCLCs.MethodsStudies were identified by searching databases including PubMed, EMBASE...
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
“Please don’t tell my family, ” Mary (identifying information changed) immediately asked me after I disclosed the results of her lymph node biopsy and diagnosis of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. At the time, I was a first-year oncology fellow. Initially, I thought it was a normal reaction (an example of my lack of expe rience). I […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Conditions Oncology/Hematology Source Type: blogs
Authors: Hu X, Duan L, Liu H, Zhang L Abstract Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) played in authentic biological cell roles such as cell apoptosis, cycle, differentiation, development, migration and invasion. However, the expression pattern and function of a new lncRNA LINC01296 in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) are unknown and need to be studied. In our study, we indicate that the expression of LINC01296 was overexpressed in NSCLC samples compared to adjacent non-tumor tissues. Ectopic expression of LINC01296 promoted NSCLC cell proliferation and migration. Moreover, we demonstrated that LINC01296 has a potential b...
Source: American Journal of Translational Research - Category: Research Tags: Am J Transl Res Source Type: research
Authors: Wierzba W, ƚliwczynski A, Karnafel W, Dziemidok P, Pinkas J Abstract Introduction: Many epidemiological studies show a correlation between the risk of cancer and type 2 diabetes mellitus in various populations. Material and methods: The material was obtained from the database of the National Health Fund. This publication presents a comparison of the incidence of new malignancies in rural and urban populations of diabetic patients in Poland based on the database of the National Health Fund for the period between 1.05.2008 and 30.09.2014. Results: Comparison of the mean incidence of selected maligna...
Source: Archives of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Tags: Arch Med Sci Source Type: research
In this study, we aimed to identify the profiles of PRCC expression in Korean NSCLC patients and to elucidate the role of PRCC overexpression on lung tumorigenesis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We performed immunohistochemistry analysis with a tissue array containing 161 primary NSCLCs. Small interfering RNA targeting PRCC (siPRCC) was transfected into two lung cancer cell lines (NCI-H358 and A549), after which tumor growth, migration, and invasion were observed. Expressions of cell proliferation-, cell cycle-, and metastasis-related molecules were examined by Western blot analysis. We also explored the in vivo effect of PR...
Source: Yonsei Medical Journal - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Yonsei Med J Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: In this population of lung cancer patients admitted into ICU, independent predictors of hospital mortality are determined by the physiological perturbations induced by the acute presenting complication. After recovery from this, prognosis is again determined by the characteristics of the underlying cancer. PMID: 30898468 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
This study evaluated its diagnostic value for differentiating between NSCLC and high-grade neuroendocrine tumor (HGNET).MethodsStathmin-1 protein expression was assessed by immunohistochemistry (IHC) in surgical specimens of 414 NSCLC (305 adenocarcinoma [AD], 102 squamous cell carcinoma [SCC], 7 large-cell carcinoma [LA]), 5 typical carcinoid (TC; a low-grade neuroendocrine tumor), and 34 HGNET (17 small-cell carcinoma [SCLC] and 17 large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma [LCNEC]) and biopsy specimens of 57 NSCLCs (29 AD and 28 SCC) and 42 HGNETs (17 LCNEC and 25 SCLC). We also analyzed stathmin-1 mRNA levels in 81 NSCLC and ...
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
Xalkori (crizotinib) has had great success treating ALK positive lung cancer patients. The next generation of ALK inhibitors are also showing great promise. In this video, Dr. Leena Gandhi of Dana-Far... Author: cancergrace Added: 03/23/2019
Source: Oncology Tube - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts
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