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Pneumonia Hits Older Adults Hardest
Infections with pneumonia send a substantial number of older adults to the hospital, much more than younger adults. Researchers are calling for new rapid diagnostic tests.
Lung Cancer Screening: 3 Questions You Were Afraid to Ask
I was “foggy” on when and how to apply screens for lung cancer with low-dose CT, but a perfect model for a 3-question template provided answers.
CMS Issues Final LDCT Coverage Decision
CMS released their final decision for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT.
Lung Cancer and Diabetes: A Complex Affair
A new study clarifies the link between metformin and lung cancer. Perhaps not surprisingly, a smoking habit (or lack of it) substantially affects risk.
Data Backs CT Lung Screening in More High-Risk Patients
NCCN Group 2 high-risk patients to benefit from CT lung screening, study says.
LDCT for Lung Cancer Screening: The Effect of False-Positives
Patients who underwent low-dose CT for lung cancer screening and received false-positives benefited from counseling.
What Really Works for Tough-to-Treat NSCLC?
Epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors may not be the best option for some patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer, but an ALK inhibitor, crizotinib, proves a winner.
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