African Americans in South Carolina with early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) are significantly less likely than Caucasians to receive surgical treatment for their disease, thus significantly reducing chances of survival. This reflects a national trend that Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and statewide partners hope to change with . . . → Read More: MUSC Hollings Cancer Center Awarded $1.8 Million Federal Grant for Lung Cancer Study
11/4/10 – The National Cancer Institute (NCI) announced major findings today from the National Lung Screening Test (NLST), a large national study, exploring whether low-dose helical CT scans vs. conventional chest X-ray reduced mortality from lung cancer.
NLST researchers found 20 percent fewer lung cancer deaths among trial participants screened with CT. An additional finding, which was . . . → Read More: The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Announces Major Findings in Lung Screening Study