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Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines 2/27/15

Hi I’m Vivien Williams with headlines from the Mayo Clinic News Network. Research shows that screening for lung cancer with low dose CT scans saves lives. But a study from Mayo Clinic shows many people who could have benefited from early detection are dying because they don’t qualify for the [...]

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Decline in Smoking Rates May Increase Lung Cancer Mortality Due to Inadequate Screening Guidelines

Decline in Smoking Rates May Increase Lung Cancer Mortality Due to Inadequate Screening Guidelines

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-dose CT scans, according to a group of Mayo Clinic researchers. Their research appears in the Feb. 24 issue of [...]

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Yang results of the screening study (:52)

Ping Yang, M.D., Ph.D., an epidemiologist at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center discusses a study finding a decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-dose CT scans. Their research appears in the [...]

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Yang fewer patients fit screening criteria (:42)

Ping Yang, M.D., Ph.D., an epidemiologist at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center discusses a study finding a decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-dose CT scans. Their research appears in the [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Yang lunch cancer screening (:38)

Ping Yang, M.D., Ph.D., an epidemiologist at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center discusses a study finding a decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-dose CT scans. Their research appears in the [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Tuesday Q and A: Lung cancer screening used to find cancer at an early stage

Tuesday Q and A: Lung cancer screening used to find cancer at an early stage

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: At my last physical, my doctor suggested that I should be screened for lung cancer. I used to smoke about a pack of cigarettes a day, but I quit 12 years ago. I am 63 now and in good health. Is screening really necessary for me? What [...]

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Seeing Cancer Sooner with CT Lung Scans

Seeing Cancer Sooner with CT Lung Scans

As the number one cancer killer, lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. To help detect it sooner, when it’s far more treatable, Mayo Clinic has launched a Lung Cancer Screening Program. For some, the process is already proving to be a life saver. [TRT: [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Cancer Survivors - Take Time for Thanksgiving

Cancer Survivors - Take Time for Thanksgiving

Cancer survivors, take time for Thanksgiving The holidays are a good time to reflect on the past, give thanks and give back. Lung cancer Find out how lung cancer is treated and ways to manage shortness of breath on your own. Symptoms of pancreatic cancer Signs and symptoms of pancreatic [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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