Archives: July 2019

  • Suitable Screening Intervals for Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer

    July 25, 2019
    In the United States, lung cancer screening is currently offered during routine clinical care. The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that high-risk individuals go for annual low dose chest CT (LDCT) screening based on results from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST). High-risk individuals include those between the ages of 55 and 80, have a history of...read more
  • New Hope for Younger Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

    July 13, 2019
    A recent study found that adding ribociclib, a targeted drug that attacks cancer cells improved survival rates in premenopausal women diagnosed with an advanced form of breast cancer. Compared to patients that only received hormone therapy, patients prescribed ribociclib had their risk of death reduced by about a third. The drug works by specifically targeting and interfering with the...read more

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