Navigation Links
Early Screening For Cancer May Save Lives

A lung cancer screening program has revealed that routine chest X-rays may serve to identify lung cancer incidents in their early stages. As many as 172,000 Americans // are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer, and most of them are not expected to survive, as this disease is invariably detected late.

Earlier studies showed that screening did not reveal the more dangerous tumors, or patients were put through risky surgery as a result of tumors that are slow growing. A government sponsored study is putting X-rays to the test again.

As many as 77,000 people were screened, and the researchers spotted suspicious signs in 9% of them, according to the National Cancer Institute. The final lung cancer cases amounted to only 126 people. What is of more importance is that 44% of the disease detected were in the early stages. There were also several false alarms during the screening process which also gave rise to considerable anxiety. A biopsy may also result in a collapsed lung sometimes. The chief aim of the study is to ascertain if early detection can really lead to lives being saved. The adenocarcinoma tumors are easily detected by X-rays.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Early detection of prostate cancer
2. Early detection of heart attack
3. Early puberty linked to nutrition
4. Early Clue to Down Syndrome
5. Early delivery can prevent cancer
6. Early puberty more resistance
7. Early menopause- The cause
8. Early menopause- The cause
9. Early Warning System For Breast Cancer
10. Early therapy aids eyesight
11. Early detection of colorectal cancer may be hindered by coloured toilet disinfectants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/20/2017)... Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... ... highest level of nutritional and bodybuilding supplements, announced it attended the January ECRM trade ... a respected bodybuilder and nutritional scientist who was determined to create a line of ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “Mary Magdalene: Grace is Greater than Sin”: ... who witnessed Jesus Christ firsthand. “Mary Magdalene: Grace is Greater than Sin” is the ... an educator interacting with countless women who had little knowledge of the female characters ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... D R Burton Healthcare Products LLC, ... featured in a study indicating superior performance against competitive products in secretion clearance. ... Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure Devices During Simulated Breathing“ was published in the winter ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “The Land of More and More”: ... of world hunger, and shares the simple and achievable answer. “The Land of More ... of the Fairview Missionary Church in Angola, Indiana where he works with the children’s ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... ... Next week after January 20th, the fear for many is that the ... needs of over 30 million. Many interviews with Dr. Carol Francis at the Los ... were suppose to prioritize. Interviews provided below. , Among those present was ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/20/2017)... -- Entscheidung fällt als Reaktion ... Die internationale humanitäre Stadt soll um knapp 2800 m² erweitert ... Seine Hoheit Scheich Muhammad bin Raschid Al ... Dubai , hat den Auftrag erteilt, ... City IHC) zu verdreifachen, um den Betrieb zur Unterstützung ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... -- Germany Cataract Surgery Devices Market ... "Germany Cataract Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2022", provides ... market. The report provides value, in millions of US ... market segements - Phacoemulsification Equipment and Ophthalmic Viscoelastic Devices ... distribution shares data for each of these market segements, ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... NEW YORK , Jan. 19, 2017 ... the Ophthalmic Devices Market? Which areas are going to ... you potential revenues to 2026, assessing data, trends, opportunities ... charts, and graphs. Discover the most lucrative areas in ... study lets you assess forecasted sales across the all ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: