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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer

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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.

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 released their final decision for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT.

A new study clarifies the link between metformin and lung cancer. Perhaps not surprisingly, a smoking habit (or lack of it) substantially affects risk.

NCCN Group 2 high-risk patients to benefit from CT lung screening, study says.

Patients who underwent low-dose CT for lung cancer screening and received false-positives benefited from counseling.

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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