Items Tagged ‘Lung Cancer’

November 2nd, 2011

Screening with Chest X-Rays Does Not Reduce Lung Cancer Mortality


Results from the PLCO (Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian) Cancer Screening Trial provide convincing evidence that using chest x-rays to screen for lung cancer does not reduce lung cancer deaths. These results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and […]

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Tags: General Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, Lung Cancer - Small Cell, News, Screening/Prevention Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, Screening/Prevention Lung Cancer - Small Cell