There’s a new program to help current and former smokers get screened for lung cancer.
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center is launching a lung cancer screening program for adults with a history of smoking – both current and former smokers.
Lung cancer is a growing health problem, with 1,625 men and women in metro Detroit receiving a lung cancer diagnosis from Beaumont Health System just in the past three years. And now those people will have another source of help.
Rafael Meza, assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is a co-author on a collaborative study released Wednesday that found that tobacco control policies in the United States prevented 795,000 lung cancer deaths from 1975 to 2000.
A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a continuing decline in lung cancer rates among men, and a promising decline among women.
A component in soybeans increases radiation’s ability to kill lung cancer cells, according to a Wayne State University study published in the April 2011 issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official monthly journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.
Pontiac’s St. Joseph Mercy Oakland is among the first hospitals in Michigan to offer a new procedure called Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy that gives patients a minimally invasive option to locate, enable biopsy and plan treatment for a lesion detected deep in the lung.
Scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit are presenting two research studies that found the use of Fast Neutron Radiotherapy — a form of radiation […]