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OCT 23, 2014 - Health Canal

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Novel software application can stratify early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients into risk categories based on analysis of computed tomography images.

DENVER –CANARY, Computer-Aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield, is a novel software tool developed at Mayo Clinic that can automatically quantitate adenocarcinoma pulmonary nodule characteristics from non-invasive high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) images and stratify non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients into risk groups that have significantly different disease-free survival outcomes.

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OCT 23, 2014 - Boston Globe

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Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

The findings of a national cancer institute trial have resulted in new screening recommendations and new hope for the seven million American's who are at high risk for lung cancer.

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OCT 21, 2014 - Health Canal

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Colon cancer: Two genetic alterations that generate metastases

With approximately 42,000 estimated new cases in France in 2012, colon cancer is, for both sexes combined, the third most common type of cancer, and the second most common cause of cancer deaths after lung cancer. One of the challenges is to succeed in treating the cancer when metastases are present. Researchers at Institut Curie, Inserm and CNRS describe—theoretically and ...

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OCT 20, 2014 - Health Canal

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Experts convene at CSHL to scrutinize, assess low-dose CT screening for lung cancer

Cold Spring Harbor, NY – At the first annual Lung Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Workshop held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) in late September, nearly two dozen physicians, research scientists and hospital administrators took a close scientific view of rapid advances made in recent years to identify lung cancer at its earliest stages.

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OCT 17, 2014 - Washington Times

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Son says coach Wayne McClain died of lung cancer

CHAMPAIGN (AP) - The son of former Illinois assistant basketball coach Wayne McClain says his father suffered from lung cancer. It was an illness the family knew nothing of until the coach was hospitalized. Sergio McClain told the News-Gazette in Champaign (http://bit.ly/1ocsIgE ) his father, who died Wednesday ...

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