CT screening evens out gender disparity in lung cancer mortality
Men with lung cancer have a much higher risk of mortality compared with women...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Smaller lung airways heighten women's COPD risk Do CT lung cancer screening rules need to be expanded again? Did new CT lung cancer screening guidelines really improve access? CT key to accurate emphysema assessment in Black adults 2021 lung cancer screening recs boost Black Americans' eligibility (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Prokop predicts the next frontiers of CT technology
Over the past 30 years, CT technology has rapidly evolved, and it is now mature...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is MRI a necessary addition to CT for stroke patients? CT key to accurate emphysema assessment in Black adults ECR: CT radiomics can aid in characterizing renal cysts ECR: Did COVID boost CT radiation exposure? FDA clears Siemens photon-counting CT scanner (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 25, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Race-Specific Spirometry May Miss Emphysema Diagnoses Race-Specific Spirometry May Miss Emphysema Diagnoses
An overreliance on spirometry to identify emphysema led to missed cases in Black men.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Common Lung Function Test Often Misses Emphysema in Black Patients
WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2022 -- The most common test of lung function, spirometry, probably is not detecting signs of emphysema in some people with the lung ailment, a new study says. In particular, Black men are at greater risk of suffering from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CT key to accurate emphysema assessment in Black adults
Using spirometry alone to identify emphysema in Black adults can lead to underdiagnosis...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Racial, ethnic groups face longer diagnostic delays after mammogram Are all men benefiting from preop MRI for prostate cancer surgery? Study finds racial inequity in imaging rates at pediatric EDs Black Americans in rural areas more likely to die of cancer Potential for racial bias raises concerns for radiology AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Emphysema Identified in Adults With Normal Spirometry
TUESDAY, July 19, 2022 -- Emphysema can be present when spirometry findings are normal, especially among Black men, according to a study published online July 19 in Annals of Internal Medicine. Gabrielle Y. Liu, M.D., from the Northwestern... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New drug could help ease breathing problems
A new drug could help millions with lung conditions such as asthma and emphysema, which cause symptoms ranging from coughing to severe breathing difficulties. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CT, machine learning improve prediction of further COPD care
Combining CT lung imaging with machine learning may boost prediction accurac...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT-detected emphysema points to higher lung cancer risk Study: Divers should undergo chest CT three months after COVID-19 Shorter follow-up for lung lesions equals better outcomes Can AI software drive CT lung screening rates higher? 3D CT models can help assess COVID-19 lung damage (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Biomarker data improves CT lung cancer screening's bottom line
The cost-effectiveness of low-dose CT for lung cancer screening is improve...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI aids CT lung screening by assessing suspicious lung nodules Follow-up delays are common in people at high risk of lung cancer ALA launches new lung cancer screening campaign Lung-RADS updates coming to a practice near you CT-detected emphysema points to higher lung cancer risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 24, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Deep learning helps assess emphysema progression
A deep-learning algorithm helps clinicians assess the progression of emphysem...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT-detected emphysema points to higher lung cancer risk Dark-field chest x-ray measures up to CT for diagnosing emphysema Deep learning helps CT lung cancer screening identify emphysema Dark-field x-ray shows promise for diagnosing emphysema in COPD CT finds increased rates of emphysema in lungs of marijuana smokers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 24, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

For Young Adults, Fewer Burgers May Mean Healthier Lungs Later On
(MedPage Today) -- SAN FRANCISCO -- A plant-centric diet in early adulthood was associated with less risk of emphysema in middle age, results of a long-running cohort study indicated. Participants whose diets at enrollment were in the top quintile... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 20, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Follow-up delays are common in people at high risk of lung cancer
Almost half of patients -- 47% -- flagged as being at high risk of lung cance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ALA launches new lung cancer screening campaign Lung-RADS updates coming to a practice near you CT-detected emphysema points to higher lung cancer risk Indigenous Americans face cancer screening access challenges 4 ways to set up a community CT lung cancer screening program (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Emphysema Prevalence Higher in Black Adults
TUESDAY, May 17, 2022 -- Black adults have a significantly higher prevalence of emphysema than White adults, according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society 2022 International Conference, held from May 13 to 18 in San... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why Emphysema May Often Be Missed in Black Men
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 16, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Lung-RADS updates coming to a practice near you
The American College of Radiology will release updates to its Lung-RADS qualit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT-detected emphysema points to higher lung cancer risk COVID-19 disproportionately affected poorer communities Indigenous Americans face cancer screening access challenges 4 ways to set up a community CT lung cancer screening program Broader CT lung cancer screening guidelines boost eligibility (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news