A harsh truth about lung cancer is that it doesn’t usually cause symptoms until the cancer is already advanced and not able to be cured. That’s why the idea of screening – looking for lung cancer in people who do not have any symptoms – is appealing.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - We know lung cancer is dangerous.Its the number one killer for both men and women.But what you may not realize is that at Borgess, there's a team of doctors working to detect cancers early.In this week's Doc Talk, Newscha
Chest pain is the most obvious sign of lung cancer, but there are plenty of other signals you should know about—even if you've never smoked. Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer of both men and women in the US, and up to 20% of people who die from it have never smoked at all.
The addition of category 4X lesions in the Lung CT Screening Reporting and Data System (Lung-RADS) imaging scheme adds value and increases malignancy yields among experienced radiologists, according to a Dutch study in Radiology. The 4X nodules turn out to be malignant in half of cases.
Panelists Mark A. Socinski, MD; Gregory J. Riely, MD, PhD; John W. Longshore, PhD; Benjamin P. Levy, MD; Thomas E. Stinchcombe, MD; and Jared Weiss, MD, debate the future of biomarker testing in lung cancer.