Lung cancer screening increased in 19 states in 2020
Rates of lung cancer screening with low-dose CT exams increased in almost 40...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACCP-supported panel releases new lung cancer screening guideline CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing Quitting smoking slows early lung cancer progression Imaging admins report barriers to CT lung screening Do the USPSTF lung cancer guidelines cause screening disparities? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kathy Griffin reveals past suicide attempt, pill addiction amid lung cancer diagnosis
Kathy Griffin revealed she struggled with pill addiction and thoughts of suicide after receiving backlash for a controversial photo... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US FDA grants Priority Review to Roche ’s Tecentriq as adjuvant treatment for certain people with early non-small cell lung cancer
Basel, 3 August 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) as adjuvant treatment following surgery and platinum-based chemotherapy for people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours express PD-L1≥1%, as determined by an FDA-appro ved test. The FDA is reviewing the application under the Real-Time Oncology Review pilot programme, which aims to explore a more efficient review process to ensure safe and ef...
Source: Roche Media News - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US FDA grants Priority Review to Roche ’s Tecentriq as adjuvant treatment for certain people with early non-small cell lung cancer
Basel, 3 August 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) as adjuvant treatment following surgery and platinum-based chemotherapy for people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours express PD-L1≥1%, as determined by an FDA-appro ved test. The FDA is reviewing the application under the Real-Time Oncology Review pilot programme, which aims to explore a more efficient review process to ensure safe and ef...
Source: Roche Investor Update - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

For practice success, brush up on your coding
In the busy day to day of radiology practice, it can be difficult to keep trac...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing Prepare now for Medicare's AUC/CDS rules for imaging orders SNMMI offers letter to contest SPECT/CT denials E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology New diagnosis codes related to COVID-19 take effect in 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kathy Griffin reveals lung cancer diagnosis
"I'm about to go into surgery to have half of my left lung removed," Griffin wrote. "Yes, I have lung cancer even though I've never smoked!" (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kathy Griffin lung cancer diagnosis: Are nonsmokers at risk?
Comedian Kathy Griffin informed fans on Monday of a recent lung cancer diagnosis and immediate plans to undergo surgery to remove half... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neoadjuvant Chemoimmunotherapy in Resectable NSCLC Neoadjuvant Chemoimmunotherapy in Resectable NSCLC
Is the use of neoadjuvant immunotherapy combined with chemotherapy a safe and effective therapeutic option for patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer?Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

NonSmall Cell Lung Cancer Vs Small Cell Cancer
What Is the Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Vs. Small Cell Prognosis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 2, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ACCP-supported panel releases new lung cancer screening guideline
An expert panel has released an updated lung cancer screening guideline tha...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing Imaging admins report barriers to CT lung screening Do the USPSTF lung cancer guidelines cause screening disparities? Almost a third of veterans don't get lung cancer screening follow-up Radiomics enables 'one-stop' test for lung cancer and heart disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASCO Lung Cancer Targeted Therapy Data Expands EGFR and MET ASCO Lung Cancer Targeted Therapy Data Expands EGFR and MET
Some of the new targeted therapies work even when the mechanism is unknown, says Dr Kris.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Proposed Medicare rule would likely bring radiology reimbursement cuts
Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners reviews the proposed change...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing Provider Relief Fund reporting rules are released Prepare now for Medicare's AUC/CDS rules for imaging orders How benchmarking helps radiology practices evaluate performance Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How Long Will You Live With Stage III Lung Cancer?
Title: How Long Will You Live With Stage III Lung Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/30/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How Aggressive Is Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?
Title: How Aggressive Is Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/30/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

H. Pylori May Hinder Efficacy of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors H. Pylori May Hinder Efficacy of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Helicobacter pylori decreased the efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibitors in mice and was associated with a less efficacious response to therapy in a retrospective study of nonsmall-cell lung cancer patients, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

PET/CT may predict outcomes in lung cancer surgery
FDG-PET/CT can help identify lung cancer patients prior to surgery who may b...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New PET tracer detects Alzheimer's disease pathology PET/CT shows promise predicting outcomes in head, neck cancer New PET tracer targets iron in cancer Total-body PET/CT scanner in the works FDG-PET identifies biomarkers in dementia with Lewy bodies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Is the Survival Rate for Stage I Lung Cancer?
Title: What Is the Survival Rate for Stage I Lung Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Can You Survive Metastatic Lung Cancer?
Title: Can You Survive Metastatic Lung Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How Long Can You Live With Stage IV Lung Cancer?
Title: How Long Can You Live With Stage IV Lung Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Eliminating RNA-binding protein improves survival in aggressive leukemia
Removing a protein that is often overexpressed in a rare and aggressive subtype of leukemia can help to slow the cancer ’s development and significantly increase the likelihood of survival, according to a study in mice led by scientists at theUCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.The research,published today in the journal Leukemia, could aid in the development of targeted therapies for cancers that have high levels of the RNA-binding protein IGF2BP3 — especially acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias that are characterized by chromosomal rearrangements in the mixed lineage leukemia (MLL) gene.In these ML...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

More than 70% of COVID-19 patients develop long-term sequelae
More than 70% of patients who contract COVID-19 show thickened lung tissue o...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing What features on head CT of TBI best predict long-term outcomes? CT shines when it comes to COVID-19 risk stratification Chest CT, stress testing find PE in 25% of COVID-19 patients Rural areas lack access to CT lung cancer screeningComments: 7/28/2021 5:37:50 AMGTMDRAD PLease correct the title: More than 70% of patients with abnormal innitial CT exams had 6 month sequelae.  7/28/2021 7:28:31 AMvonbraun Delete this and start ov...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Women in rural areas face barriers in breast cancer screening
Women living in rural areas face multiple barriers to effective breast cance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: COVID-19 pandemic caused decline in preventive services Mortality gap in breast cancer narrows, but disparities persist Rural areas lack access to CT lung cancer screening COVID-19 widens disparities in breast screening Radiation therapy access grows, but not in rural areas (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Is Done for Lung Cancer Screening
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 28, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How Long Will You Live with Stage 3 Lung Cancer
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 28, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How Long Does a Person Live Stage 4 Lung Cancer
How Long Does a Person Have to Live with Stage 4 Lung Cancer? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 28, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Never Too Late: Cancer Centers Push Patients to Quit Smoking Never Too Late: Cancer Centers Push Patients to Quit Smoking
In lung cancer, quitting smoking is'as necessary as the treatments,'says an expert.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Smoking Cessation After NSCLC Diagnosis Cuts Mortality Risk
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- For patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), smoking cessation after diagnosis is associated with a reduced risk for all-cause mortality, cancer-specific mortality, and disease progression, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researcher Hopes to Improve Tumor Treating Fields for Mesothelioma
Dr. Maurizio D’Incalci already has seen Tumor Treating Fields working for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, and applauded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the treatment in 2019. He also knows the therapy is only scratching the surface of its vast potential and could be even more effective. He wants to help improve it. D’Incalci, a heralded biomedical science professor at Humanitas University in Milan, Italy, has begun a study exploring various drug combinations that could have a positive, synergistic effect with Tumor Treating Fields for mesothelioma. “There m...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing
Commercial insurance companies are already beginning to expand their paymen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Provider Relief Fund reporting rules are released Prepare now for Medicare's AUC/CDS rules for imaging orders How benchmarking helps radiology practices evaluate performance Benchmarking can help radiology practices evaluate performance Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Is the Survival Rate for Stage 1 Lung Cancer
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lung cancer patients who quit smoking after diagnosis live about TWO YEARS longer
Lung cancer patients who quit smoking after diagnosis live two years longer than those who continue smoking. Quitting can be hard even after someone receives a diagnoses, though. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quitting smoking slows early lung cancer progression
People who quit smoking after being diagnosed with early-stage non-small cel...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Imaging admins report barriers to CT lung screening Do the USPSTF lung cancer guidelines cause screening disparities? Almost a third of veterans don't get lung cancer screening follow-up Lower lung cancer mortality drives down cancer deaths How running an MRI service is like captaining a ship (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: The early signs of lung cancer you need to know
ACCORDING to Cancer Research UK, around 47,800 people are diagnosed in the UK each year. But detecting lung cancer early by noting warning signs and symptoms can save lives. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASCO 2021: Best Lung Cancer IO Data ASCO 2021: Best Lung Cancer IO Data
Pooled analysis supports chemo + immunotherapy for patients with PD-L1 1%-49%; immunosuppressants for adverse effects of immunotherapy; and AI predicts outcomes better than pathologic exam.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Risk for Psoriasis Increased for Cancer Survivors
Increased risks seen for survivors of leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, skin cancer, and lung cancer in subgroup analyses (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Lung cancer: The peculiar warning sign found on your fingers or nails indicating your risk
LUNG cancer does not produce any obvious symptoms in the early stages. A change in the size of your fingers could be a major symptom, however, warning it may be the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q2 2021 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (July 21, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for second-quarter. “Our second-quarter results showcase Johnson & Johnson’s diversified portfolio, driven by strong sales and earnings growth across our Medical Device, Consumer Health and Pharmaceutical businesses,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “I’m so proud of our 136,000 colleagues who remain focused on delivering our medicines and products to patients and consumers around the world, in addition to advancing our pipeline with new product launches and regulato...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Is There a Screening Test for Lung Cancer?
Title: Is There a Screening Test for Lung Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Lunit receives $26M funding from Guardant Health
South Korean artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Lunit recentl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lunit highlights Karolinska AI studies Lunit partners with Philips on chest AI software Lunit, Infinitt partner on Indonesian distribution deal Lunit touts study for COVID-19 imaging Lunit highlights AI lung cancer detection research (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cardiac CT shows bone mineral density difference among races
Cardiac CT scans can detect significant bone mineral density variation amon...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI predicts cardiovascular risk on LDCT lung cancer screening SCCT releases new consensus document on cardiovascular CT AI predicts heart disease mortality from CT lung screening exams Could cardiac MRI screen for heart disease? Use of cardio CT, MRI increases, but remains fraction of heart imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Oncotarget: Caspase-11 and AIM2 inflammasome involved in COPD and lung adenocarcinoma
(Impact Journals LLC) The Oncotarget authors found that AIM2 inflammasome is at the crossroad between COPD and lung cancer in that its higher presence is correlated to lower survival rate of smoking COPD adenocarcinoma patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

CNIO researchers clarify the role of the two isoforms of KRAS, the most common oncogene in humans
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncol ó gicas (CNIO)) Even though KRAS4B is the dominant form in cancer, the KRAS4A mutant is also oncogenic, and it is even more active. In the words of the authors, " KRAS4AG12V alone, in the absence of KRAS4B, can induce lung cancer and metastasis in 20 percent of individuals. Our results suggest that for therapies to be effective, the two KRAS isoforms should be targeted. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Adding Ipilimumab to Nivolumab No Better in Pretreated Squamous NSCLC
FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 -- For patients with advanced, chemotherapy-pretreated, immune checkpoint inhibitor-naive squamous (Sq) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), ipilimumab added to nivolumab does not improve outcomes versus nivolumab alone,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lung cancer symptoms: Five 'surprising signs and symptoms' you should never ignore
LUNG cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot in its early stages, but might include a cough that won't go away, or shortness of breath. There are, however, five "surprising symptoms and signs" of lung cancer that you should be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer symptoms: One of three recurring infections indicate a growing tumour
LUNG cancer typically presents no symptoms in the early stages, but the survival rate depends on how quickly the tumour is diagnosed and treated. Left to linger, the extremely deadly disease could spread throughout the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Screening Could Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths by One Quarter Screening Could Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths by One Quarter
Screening with low-dose computed tomography to detect lung cancer could reduce deaths by a quarter, argues a new report from the Lung Ambition Alliance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

NSCLC and Melanoma Lead Continuing Fall in US Cancer Death Rates NSCLC and Melanoma Lead Continuing Fall in US Cancer Death Rates
Cancer death rates in the US continue to decline overall for many common cancers in both men and women, especially non –small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and melanoma.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Imaging admins report barriers to CT lung screening
Despite enthusiasm for CT lung cancer screening, many imaging administrator...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Almost a third of veterans don't get lung cancer screening follow-up Radiomics enables 'one-stop' test for lung cancer and heart disease Rural areas lack access to CT lung cancer screening CMS opens review of expanded CT lung screening reimbursement USPSTF's new lung cancer screening guidance lowers starting age (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MD Anderson research highlights for July 14, 2021
(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Research Highlights provides a glimpse into recently published studies in basic, translational and clinical cancer research from MD Anderson experts. Current advances include a promising combination therapy for acute myeloid leukemia, understanding mechanisms driving resistance to PARP inhibitors, a therapeutic neoantigen vaccine to treat lung cancer, a novel treatment for triple-negative breast cancer and a new understanding of how telomeres may drive inflammatory bowel disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New lung cancer screening course focuses on shared decision making
(American College of Chest Physicians) The American College of Chest Physicians ® and Thomas Jefferson University are launching a free online educational program focused on shared decision making in lung cancer screening to assist healthcare workers with identifying eligible patients for lung cancer screening and helping patients make a well-informed decision about whether to be screened. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news