Karmanos Offers Low-Cost Cancer Screenings For SmokersThere's a new program to help current and former smokers get screened for lung cancer.
Karmanos Cancer Center Launches Lung Cancer Screening ProgramThe Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center is launching a lung cancer screening program for adults with a history of smoking – both current and former smokers.
Beaumont Opens Comprehensive Lung Cancer CenterLung 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.
UM: Decline In Smoking Saves 800,000 Lives Over 25 YearsRafael 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.
CDC: Lung Cancer Rates Decline NationwideA 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.
Wayne State: Soy Boosts Radiation's Ability To Kill Lung CancerA 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.
St. Joseph Offers Minimally Invasive Test For Early Diagnosis Of Lung CancerPontiac'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.
Karmanos Cancer Center Reports On Two Advances